Article Categories
» Arts & Entertainment
» Automotive
» Business
» Careers & Jobs
» Education & Reference
» Finance
» Food & Drink
» Health & Fitness
» Home & Family
» Internet & Online Businesses
» Miscellaneous
» Self Improvement
» Shopping
» Society & News
» Sports & Recreation
» Technology
» Travel & Leisure
» Writing & Speaking

  Listed Article

  Category: Articles » Travel & Leisure » Outdoors » Article
 

Immerse yourself in the splendours of nature with a retreat to Canyon Lake, Texas




By Andrew Regan

Canyon Lake, a reservoir located on the Guadalupe River in Texas, offers loads of recreational opportunities for people of all ages and interests. Nestled amidst the lush landscape of Texas Hill Country, Canyon Lake was originally developed in the mid-1960s by the US Army Corps of Engineers to provide flood control and water conservation, but today consists of eight park areas suitable for camping, hiking, picnicking and more. The Guadalupe River is also a terrific locale for practicing water sports like boating, fishing, sailing and kayaking, among a number of other exciting activities. What's more, equipment rental is available, making it possible for visitors to engage in as many different sports and activities as they would like during their trip.

Alternatively, those who simply wish to immerse themselves in the peaceful surroundings of nature can take a scenic drive around the lake. There are various vista points to stop at along the way, offering visitors breathtaking photo opportunities or just the chance to enjoy the beautiful view; and it's also a great way to see different parts of the Canyon Lake area in one visit.

Canyon Lake provides a perfect recreational getaway for families, groups and individuals alike, simply because it caters to every type of interest - from adventurous outdoor activities to a simple, relaxing retreat. Furthermore, visitors will find that there is a great deal to do around the lake area; for instance, there is another excellent recreational area nearby called Wonder World Park, where visitors can explore various caves, a wildlife park, and the spectacular San Marcos River.

If you love the outdoors, but would prefer to stay in a hotel rather than to camp out, there are a number of great accommodation options, such as the Hilton Hotel, in the nearby cities of San Antonio and Austin. Canyon Lake is located only thirty-five miles northeast of San Antonio, and forty miles Southwest of Austin, so it's simple to hop in a car and drive to the lake for a day of fun and relaxation, then return to the comforts and conveniences of a hotel at night.

If you're looking for a superb way to spend a week, a weekend, or even just a day out in the splendours of nature, Canyon Lake is the perfect place to do just that. With its stunning scenery alongside an opportunity to partake in countless activities, this popular recreational spot will undoubtedly provide a fantastic experience for anyone who visits.


 
 
About the Author
Andrew Regan is an online journalist who enjoys socialising at his local Edinburgh cricket club.

Article Source: http://www.simplysearch4it.com/article/37115.html
 
If you wish to add the above article to your website or newsletters then please include the "Article Source: http://www.simplysearch4it.com/article/37115.html" as shown above and make it hyperlinked.



  Some other articles by Andrew Regan
What sort of London hotel will suit your short break in the capital?
If you're planning a trip to London, it can be difficult to find accommodation in an appropriate location. Not only do you have to find a location ...

Hire a car and see more of South Africa
As winter looms on the horizon, the long haul holiday market springs into life offering sun and heat in the southern hemisphere. From the cosmopolitan offerings of Cape Town and ...

Car Hire in Australia for the best of Down Under
Travelling from the UK, you can't get much further away than Australia, a diverse land of wildly different natural history and wildlife. A trip ...

Epson Ink Cartridge Sales set to increase.
Epson is currently top of the printer manufacturer sales listing, with five of the top ten best selling inkjet printers of the summer. The full results from market research firm GfK ...

When it comes to finding your dream holiday - thank goodness for the internet!
I know I speak for many when I say that there is nothing more annoying on a hot summer's day than having to ...

The Guggenheim Museum - Solomon R. Guggenheim's great gift to New York City
New York is more than America's largest city: it has been and continues to be the inspiration behind much of the country's ...

  
  Recent Articles
Why Safety Is Critical On An African Lion Safari - These Tips Could Save Your Life!
by Dean Caporella

Climbing the Great Wall of China
by Lola Adewoyin

Fireworks
by Mark Smith

Selecting Among Survival Knives
by Alfred Smith

Survival Stories
by Henry James

Survival Checklist Before Going Out on a Trip
by Barry Smith

Avoid Thirst when Lost in the Desert
by Francis Kare

Backpacking Must Haves
by Gin James

Avoid Wild Animals In The Wilderness
by Viv Uri

How to Survive when Lost in Another Country
by Viv James

Deal With Injuries When In The Wilderness
by Barry James

Tips on How to Survive in the Wilderness
by France Jiamm