Fourth of July Lake Houses

The Fourth of July is here, which means an extra day to relax, unwind and enjoy time outdoors.


These amazing waterfront properties will have you planning next year’s Fourth of July festivities lakeside. Just think, everyone gathered on the porch with a gorgeous lake view and front-row seats to enjoy fireworks over the water.



2 Chilton Point | Heath – Lake Ray Hubbard | $2,750,000


142 S. Merlin Drive | Mabank – Cedar Creek Lake | $1,900,000


98 Tanda Trail | Trinidad – Cedar Creek Lake | $1,700,000


2944 Lynn Dell Drive | Tool – Cedar Creek Lake | $1,250,000


388 Stonewall Drive | Streetman – Richland Chambers Lake | $1,150,000


540 Mariah Bay DriveHeath – Lake Ray Hubbard | $949,999


3711 CR 4804 | Athens – Lake Athens | $650,000


325 Winding Shore DriveTool – Cedar Creek Lake | $599,000


12747 Honeysuckle Circle | Eustace – Cedar Creek Lake | $475,000


195 Seaside Drive | Gun Barrel City – Cedar Creek Lake | $399,000


154 King Arthur RoadMabank – Cedar Creek Lake | $350,000


138 Oakdale RoadTrinidad – Cedar Creek Lake | $344,000


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Fourth of July Lake Houses



The Fourth of July is almost here. It’s time to relax, de-stress, and watch fireworks at these six lake house getaways! One of these beautiful homes could be yours!


1 candlelite 21 Candelite Trail | Heath – Lake Ray Hubbard | $8,570,000DCIM100MEDIADJI_0069.JPG162 Sheperds Glen Road | Heath – Lake Ray Hubbard | $4,999,000Tanda Trail98 Tanda Trail | Trinidad – Cedar Creek Lake | $1,700,0001480453919_486974-14bBH111Lakeside_0031.JPG111 Lakeside Drive | Malakoff – Cedar Creek Lake | $849,000 1493926597_493579-85Stillharbor-15.jpg85 Still Harbor Circle | Tool – Cedar Creek Lake | $426,900 unnamed-189 Still Harbor Circle | Tool – Cedar Creek Lake | $299,000


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10 Great Weekend Getaways

Valentine’s Day may land on a Tuesday this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get away to celebrate at a later date. Here are some of the best weekend getaway destinations that are perfect for a quick trip with your special someone.


Weekend Getaways
1. Broken Bow
This Oklahoma city may be known for its booming timber industry, but the tourism is growing too. Broken Bow is home to Beavers Bend Resort Park, Hochatown State Park, and two museums that house Native American artifacts.

Weekend Getaways
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2. Fredericksburg
The charming town of Fredericksburg is a romantic destination in the Texas Hill Country with tons of German colonial heritage and culture. You can find Bavarian-themed restaurants, beer gardens, and beautiful natural parks. The city is also the epicenter of over 20 local vineyards and wineries, offering the opportunity to taste and tour until your heart is content.

Weekend Getaways3. Glen Rose
Just a short drive southwest of Fort Worth, the city of Glen Rose offers outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, and mountain biking. Visit Dinosaur Valley State Park and explore tracks of animals from thousands of years ago, or take a trip to the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and take a tour to see threatened and endangered species.

Weekend Getaways
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4. Magnolia Market
Situated in Waco, about halfway between Dallas and Austin, the Magnolia Market is one of those destinations that is relatively newer to the getaway scene. Created by the couple behind HGTV’s Fixer Upper, the Magnolia Market is 2.5 acres of warm and welcoming stores and restaurants amidst huge grain silos and a barn.

Weekend Getaways
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5. Marfa
This quaint town in the middle of West Texas is a hub for arts and culture enthusiasts. Check out sights like the famous Prada Marfa, the Marfa Book Company, or a variety of other museums and galleries. Stay at the bohemian-style El Cosmico campground and enjoy the communal atmosphere, wide-open spaces, and scenic views.

Weekend Getaways
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6. Possum Kingdom Lake
Situated less than 90 miles west of Fort Worth, Possum Kingdom Lake offers over 18,000 acres of water, cliffs, and rolling hills. Camp or rent a cabin to enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, and fishing.

Round Top
Photo courtesy of Round Top Texas Antiques

7. Round Top
If you’re a fan of antiquing, this is the destination for you. Located southeast of Austin, Round Top is a small city (one of the smallest incorporated in Texas) that hosts some of the largest and most celebrated antique sales in the country. Stay at a shabby chic cottage inn or bed-and-breakfast and head out to explore the city and maybe find a treasure or two.

Weekend Getaways

8. San Antonio River Walk
This quintessential romantic Texas getaway is the perfect destination for a wide variety of entertainment options. Not only can you explore the historic San Antonio Missions and the Alamo, but you can also enjoy romantic restaurants, a zoo, and botanical garden.

Weekend Getaways9. Waxahachie
Anyone interested in architecture should put Waxahachie on his or her “must-see” list. Situated south of Dallas, the town features one of the most beautiful Texas courthouses as well as a many examples of Victorian architecture and gingerbread homes. You can also find plentiful state parks and wildlife in the surrounding area.
Weekend Getaways10. Wimberley
Situated on the banks of Cypress Creek and the Blanco River, Wimberley is a beautiful city surrounded by the Texas Hill Country. You can find a variety of outdoor activities as well as art galleries, shopping, and additional activities such as glass-blowing demonstrations at Wimberley Glass Works and herb classes at the Rough Creek Lavender Farm.