08/21/2013 05:44 pm ET Updated Oct 21, 2013

North America's Best Lakeside Retreats

by Jennifer Conrad

With summer waning, we thought we'd turn our attention away from the ocean and over to the under-appreciated lake. Maybe it's for a late August getaway or an early fall weekend trip, but either way, found eight stunning spots to relax by North America's prettiest swimming holes.

Lakeside Retreats

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