Summer may be coming to a close, but there's still time to get your beach on, even if you're nowhere near an ocean. Below are the top 5 "beach" destinations in North America, ocean not required:
Lake Powell, Utah: Beautiful Lake Powell is located among the red-rock canyons of Utah. For the athletic types, there's everything from kayaking to hiking; for the not-so-athletic types, there are plenty of houseboats available for lazing about. Fun fact: The lake has more shoreline than the entire West Coast.
Lake Travis, Texas: Austin is a well-known hippie-dippy college town, known for its Tex-Mex, Longhorns, and top-flight music festivals. But Austin is also home to Lake Travis, an 18-acre lake, with 270 miles of shoreline. Fishing? Check. Water sports? Check. Parasailing and diving? Check, check. Fun fact: Lake Travis also boasts the "clothing optional" Hippie Hollow Park.
World Waterpark, Alberta, Canada: In a city that boasts an average temperature of 15 degrees, the opportunities for Read More »from Top 5 non-ocean ‘beach’ destinations