Texas Lakes & River Resorts, Cabins, and Vacation Rentals

Are you looking for a Texas lake or river rental cabin, lake lodge, lake resort, or lake home to rent for a weekend or lake vacation? If so, here are some of the best Texas lake and river vacation rentals, cabins, cottages, and lake resorts that Texas Outside has enjoyed over the past few years. When you click on the name of the river or lake it will take you to a page with more information on the specific Texas river or lake rental, resort, cabin, or home.

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Texas Outside's Favorite River & Lake Resorts & Rentals & Vacation Rentals

Comfy fully equipped cottages sitting on the edge of Laguna Madre's South Bay on South Padre Island
Cabins and lodges that will sleep two to twenty
Lodge and cabin rooms on Lake Buchanan
Cabins and Villas and lots of amenities a few miles from the lake
Cabins and condos
Lake Fork Unique waterfront lodging on a working horse ranch  
Rustic cabins close to the Frio River as well as upscale 6 bedroom homes
Suites with kitchens sleeping 2 to 12 people
Unique tree houses and more places on one of the best rivers on the Guadalupe River
Loyd Park on Joe Pool Lake has a number of options for lodging on the lake.
Nicely appointed 2 bedroom cabin on a private 10 acre lake  
Excellent lodging, beautiful clear lake, resort amenities, and fantastic golf
Cabins and camping, lodges, and home rentals
San Marcos River Glamping tents and cool tiki cabanas on the San Marcos River  
Lake resorts with spas, golf courses, camping, cabins, and more
A fantastic resort with great amenities and overlooking Lake Travis
Resort with hotel rooms, Villas, and Tower suites
It doesn't get much better than a weekend on Lake Whitney



The following are cool lake maps that make it very easy to find the location and more information about lake rentals, lake resorts, marinas, boat rentals, lake restaurants, and more fun things on or near the lake. We are adding new lakes and items to each lake every month. Check them out:

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Lake Buchanan, the first in the chain of the six Highland Lakes, has some good lodging, pretty scenery, and coves for swimming and boarding, Fishing is ok and the lake is not as crowded as most of the other Highland Lakes.
The 7th largest lake in Texas with over 32,000 acres and 18 miles long. The terrain is flat and well treed and a large portion of the 220 miles of shoreline is developed.
Lake Conroe is fun for cruising (some beautiful humongous homes in Bentwater), lake side dining, fun bars, great golf, and more. Conroe is one of our top rated like because of all it has to offer for a fun weekend or longer.
Lake Grapevine offers an abundance of water activities from sailing to jet skiing as well as camping, hiking, biking and more convenient to visitors to the DFW area.
Constant level lake with lots of great rental property, a couple resorts, marinas, and lots of things to see and do nearby
Lake Lewisville is a 29,000 acre lake with 187 miles of shoreline. You'll find plenty of boat ramps, several campgrounds and day use parks, two good restaurants with live music, great golf courses surrounding the lake (one that you can boat up to), a challenging disc golf course, and a great party cove.
Lake Livingston is the 2nd largest lake located in Texas & has been called a "water wonderland" a perfect place to relax & enjoy yourself. Lake Livingston has plenty of options for lake-side camping, lodging, and dining. You'll find good fishing guides, a great golf course, and boat rentals - Livingston has everything you need for a fun filled weekend or longer.
With 11,000 acres, 85 miles of shoreline, and 13 miles of trails, Lake Somerville is very good for camping, fishing, and water related activities.
Huge lake with plenty of choices for camping and cabins, plus a good resort, great fishing, and sandy beaches
Lake Travis is the second lake in the famous Highland Lakes, which is a chain of 7 lakes that stair-step up the Colorado River from Austin.
A beautiful, scenic, and clear water lake with over 300 miles of shoreline. Something for everyone: good camping, lots of resorts and rentals, skiing, partying, fishing, home sites, or any water related activity.
Sam Rayburn is a beautiful east Texas lake with heavily treed terrain. There are lots of coves for fishing, skiing, boarding, or just dropping an anchor and enjoying the view. You'll also find plenty of sandy beaches and great swimming water.
One of the biggest lakes in Texas (would be the biggest if we didn't have to share half of it with Louisiana!) - excellent fishing, a great resort, good camping, & very scenic


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