I don't think lake views get enough attention. Everyone talks about how wonderful the view at the ocean is and how nothing can beat it. I agree that a great ocean view is nothing to shake a stick at, but once you get a load of these jaw dropping lake views, you might just decide that the lake is your next destination.
1 Salzburg, Austria
I would say that this has to be one of the most beautiful lake views in the entire world. I love the mountain backdrop.
You're sure to find this view on lakes across the globe. Look how the sunset reflects on the water.
3 Mountain Retreat
Booking a lakeside cabin in the fall in the mountains is a great way to find yourself in that chair looking at it for real.
4 Lake House Cottage
Lakes all over the world rent out cottages and cabins so you could lounge with this view when you wake up in the morning.
5 Hallstatt Morning
Here is another stunning view from Austria. This place now tops my list of places to travel.
6 Right on the Water
I would love to plant myself in one of those chairs and never leave.
7 Out the Window
While you're booking your lakeside retreat, try to get one that has a view of the lake right from your window. Can you imagine opening your eyes to this?
Next time you plan a mountain getaway, I highly recommend choosing a place just like this one.
9 The Blackmoss Pot
Located in England, this lake view is beautiful and so reminiscent of the English countryside.
10 Grab a Book
Reading a great book by the lake would be an absolute dream come true.
11 Outdoor Space
If I ever buy a house on a lake, it will definitely have an outdoor room like this one.
12 Balcony View
This has got to be one of the most stunning lake views I've ever seen.
13 Lake Louise
If you're lucky enough to take a trip here, book a meal overlooking the lake. You'll never regret it!
14 NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK
I can feel myself getting relaxed just looking at this photo. What about you?
15 Covered Patio
You could hang out here and watch the lake during a storm. Talk about some great photo ops.
16 Watch the Lake
With a view like this, you could watch what's going on down on the lake anytime you want to.
Slovenia might not top your list of vacation destinations, but after seeing this I bet you're rethinking that, aren't you?
18 Moraine Lake
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This is Canada so it might be a bit chilly here, but I think the view more than makes up for it.
19 Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular lake destinations in the United States. Can you see why?
20 Seaside Village
I wouldn't mind living in this picturesque little town.
21 Tower on Lake Vyrnwy
There is nothing about this view that I don't like. Imagine how it looks when you're standing in the tower.
22 Plitvice Lakes National Park
If you're ever in Croatia, don't leave without spending some time here.
23 Lake Braies, Italy
Look how crystal clear the water is. You can see right to the bottom!
24 Winter View
Here's a view of the Croatian location above, but in the wintertime. Just as stunning if you ask me.
25 Cabin by the Water
You could totally fish right from your front porch!
26 Catch Something
Speaking of fishing, you could relax and catch your dinner if you sat here.
27 Just Relax
There's nothing to distract you from the view on this dock.
28 Stanley Lake, Sawtooth National Recreation Area
I love how the mountains are reflected in the water.
29 Lake Como, Italy
This is a dream location for me. Have you ever been there?
30 Private Retreat
It looks so peaceful and quiet here. I might never leave.
The fog rolling off the water is definitely a sight to behold.
32 Quaint Town
I would love to spend some time here. It looks so calm and relaxing.
33 On the Water
When you sit on this balcony, you'll feel like you're floating on the water instead of sitting above it.
34 Weathered Chairs
These chairs look right at home here on this deck.
35 Meal on the Lake
Can you imagine how wonderful it would be to enjoy a meal out here on the lake?
36 Morning Reading
Speaking of a meal by the lake, enjoy your breakfast and morning paper here.
37 Lovely Fall Afternoon
Fall is the perfect time to spend a few hours on the lake.
38 Relax Together
Take your best friend or significant other and relax together while you watch the lake.
39 Go for a Swim
I bet it's cold, but these dock stairs are just inviting you right into the water.
40 Snow Covered
You'll probably need a coat, but a mountain lake view is just as beautiful as a summer view.
41 Come on in
Take a plunge right in.
42 Colorful Rocks
If you're bringing the kids to the lake, be sure to carry a bucket so you can take some lovely rocks home with you.
43 Lake View, Menaggio, Italy
This looks like a wonderful place to spend an afternoon.
What's your favorite lake destination? I'm partial to Bull Shoals Lake in the Ozarks, but any lake will do just fine. Will you ever take a lake vacation?
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