The Lure of the Lake
Spending lazy days at the lake might be the most American of vacations. Afternoons in a canoe, evenings making s'mores by the fire — trips to the lake are all about low-key fun. And while these getaways may feel like a thing of the past, there are plenty of lakeside resorts where you can still feel time slow down. Here are 21 to seek out, from polished complexes where you can also unwind at the spa or the links, to smaller family-focused spots with activities aplenty.