When we stayed at Lake Tawakoni in August 2011, the Dallas area was on its way to setting a new record of over 33 days of over 100 degree days. And it was 109 – both days, which means we spent most of the day on the lake.
We found several different places to drop an anchor, run up on the shore, or tie up to a tree and float in the water. The grandsons were with us so we also spent a lot of time watching them glide across the water on the inner tube with huge grins on their faces! After 7 hours of this we took our sun burned and water logged bodies back to motor home for appetizers and dinner followed by some games in the air conditioned camper.
We cruised most of the southern end of the lake and didn’t find much of interest. The lake was down about 6 feet or more thanks to the severe drought conditions and we did run aground a couple different times – sure glad that the lake bottom is sand and clay.
One day we boated over to Kenny’s Landing on the north east side of two mile bridge for lunch. Kenny’s is a funky little area with a campground and a restaurant that serves some ok food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Burgers and BLT and fries are pretty good and reasonably priced.
We did try to venture out and hike one of the trails but after 5 minutes we were drenched with sweat – not only was it 109 but there was no breeze – so we immediately turned around to seek the shelter of the motorhome and the air conditioning, which was struggling to keep the temperate below 82!
Early morning was cool enough for breakfast on the picnic table overlooking the lake after which we played a couple games before having to cool off in the lake.
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