Summer is here - okay, well officially here as of Memorial Day weekend right? As our kids get older we are finding more and more activities that we are excited to try here in Colorado. Most of the time, Colorado is known for its mountains but you might be surprised to find out that there are a number of lakes and reservoirs that our a must visit as well. Not only for the beauty of the water in our amazing state but also for some boating!! I am always honest with you here, and here is a secret of mine - I have never been boating! But like I said, we are looking forward to some new experiences with our kids as they get older and boating is one of them.
While researching all of these lakes I decided to list some of the best boating lakes in Colorado. I have goals of taking the family out on these lakes to enjoy a day on the water and take in the amazing Colorado scenery.
Best Boating Lakes In Colorado:
- Chatfield Lake
- Grand Lake
- Lake Dillon
- Blue Mesa Reservoir
- Granby Lake
- Boyd Lake
- Cherry Creek Reservoir
These lakes are not only great for boating but perfect for family outings. If you are in Colorado, you must add these sights to your list this summer. Mountain views, fresh air and beautiful water.
Because the kids will not be in awe like us of the views we have to think of activities to do while on the lakes. Here are a few that I know we will be adding to our agenda!
Water Activities To Enjoy While Boating:
- Water Skiing
All I see here is fun for every age.
Now, we do not own a boat and have no experience on sailboats so what is our next step?
What is Discover Boating?
Discover Boating is a national, nonprofit program on behalf of the US recreational boating industry aimed to help people get on the water to experience the fun of boating. For those looking to get their feet wet, Discover Boating is an unbiased online resource packed with easy, interactive features on all things boating, including a boat selector tool, get on the water tab where you can find rentals, classes and charters, cost comparison tool, renting options, youth boating programs, education courses – even nautical lingo and how-to videos.
This is where we will start our planning, not only will the how-to videos and courses help a ton but we can find a boat to rent in our area with the help of Discover Boating tips.
Time to get our boating planning on!!
Tell me what your day on the lake looks like in the comments below!