Breathtaking Destination Named The 'Most Popular' Lake Town In Colorado

By Zuri Anderson

April 3, 2024

Mountain Morning at Grand Lake Gazebo
Photo: james_lamere / iStock / Getty Images

There is so much to love about lake towns. These charming destinations offer a wide range of thrilling activities along the banks or on the water, from fishing and swimming to kayaking and wildlife viewing. When people are done with their outdoor getaways, they can retreat to lively streets and downtown centers for shopping, restaurants, museums, and cultural events. Some lake towns carve out a niche or stand out from other waterfront destinations.

FinanceBuzz has the scoop on the "most popular" lake town in every state, from iconic spots and humble cities to under-the-radar communities. Grand Lake was declared the top lake town in Colorado!

Outdoor adventurers will fall in love with this beloved town. Scenic trails, breathtaking mountain views, and of course, the state's largest lake available for all sorts of activities. Writers explain what you can look forward to in Grand Lake:

"With about 400 people calling it home, Grand Lake is truly the best small lake town in the state. It has incredible views of the Rocky Mountains, wildlife of all types, and some of the best fishing in the area. Home to the largest lake in the state, along with the Trail Ridge Road path, it’s a wilderness lover's dream destination."

This quaint town is 100 miles away from Denver.

Visit FinanceBuzz's website for every state's most popular lake towns.

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