Ready for outdoor fun by scenic lakes? From upscale resorts to rustic rental cabins, we’ve scoped out seven fun and friendly destinations that cross the country from the west coast to the east. To set the mood for splashing escapes and simplify shopping, we’ve paired fashionable plus-size swimsuits in water-inspired colors and patterns with enchanting locations for your next lake-adjacent vacation.
1. Sunny Delight Blouson — Lakes Basin Recreation Area, California
Visit California’s Lakes Basin Recreation Area near Graeagle to discover natural marvels. Frolic in a genuine swimming hole, ponds, and lakes in the It Figures Sunny Delight swimsuit, a lightweight blouson with bust support.
The sun-dappled water effect is perfect for kayaking, row boating, fishing, and watersports. Also try horseback riding, hiking, biking, and golf. Stay at the Gray Eagle Lodge or a surrounding private cabin. Various sizes will accommodate romantic couples to family reunions. Enjoy complimentary breakfasts and dinners. Gather around the campfire in the evenings for yummy s’mores.
2. Heritage Sapphire Maillot — Crater Lake, Oregon
Boasting decorative geometric detailing on stunning sapphire, this embellished one-piece swimsuit from Becca Etc. will inspire your sense of adventure as you explore one of Oregon’s best natural locations. Visit Crater Lake National Park in southern Oregon for swimming, fishing, boat tours of the amazing volcano area, and group nature/cultural tours.
Consider hiking mountain peaks, rock climbing, bird watching, and biking. Nearby attractions include horseback riding, golf, wine tours, historical sites, museums, shops, theaters, clubs, festivals, and concerts. Historic Crater Lake Lodge’s rustic charm is reminiscent of the glorious 1920s. It accepts guests from late May to mid-October. Or choose a private cabin in a tranquil forest setting.
3. Ruffled Teal Shirring — Three Lakes, Washington
Make a fashion splash at Three Lakes in verdant San Juan, Washington, when wearing this ruffle-top one-piece Kenneth Cole Reaction swimsuit in vivid teal. Relish swimming, canoeing, paddle boating, fishing, and even whale watching.
Join in on wine-tasting tours. Unwind in an upscale room at the quaint Lakedale Resort’s lodge with a breathtaking lake or forest view. Or in summer, you may choose to rough it in a log or canvas cabin. The 82-acre oasis of natural beauty features peaceful woodlands that will envelope you in serenity. This escape to solitude is just a ferryboat or floatplane ride away from bustling Seattle.
4. Harbor Mist Sheath — Lake Michigan, Michigan
A shirred sheath swimsuit with glistening multihued water effect, Harbor Mist from It Figures will mirror Lake Michigan’s spectacular rippling blues. The Inn at Bay Harbor offers lakeside luxury for family vacations and romantic rendezvous.
Enjoy the outdoor pool, lakeshore hammocks, and relaxing spa massages. Rental bikes, range balls for two golf courses, sports equipment, and shuttle services are complimentary. Dining options range from intimate to elegant, gourmet snacks to full meals, and tropical cocktails to fresh sweets. Choose from diverse room, suite, and cottage accommodations.
5. Skirted Periwinkle — Lake Erie, Ohio
The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio’s lush wine country overlooks beautiful Lake Erie. This inviting resort promises fun, romance, and lazy leisure. You’ll feel like a goddess in this twist-top skirted swimsuit from La Blanca in pretty periwinkle blue at indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs year-round.
Spend time in the nearby spa for long-overdue indulgence, take the shuttle to local wineries, ride bikes, or enjoy group tours. Then feast on grilled specialties, local produce, and exclusive wines. Choose from various modern rooms featuring extras like lake views, whirlpools, or balconies.
6. Striped Turquoise — Stonewall Resort, West Virginia
Recreation and relaxation abound at the 1900-acre Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia. This flirty one-piece swimsuit from Becca Etc. features lacy teal details in vertical stripes that enhance vibrant turquoise as mesh allows a subtle glimpse of your cleavage.
Diversions include an outdoor/indoor pool, canoeing, kayaking, pontoon boating, excursion boat, fishing, bike and Segway rentals, hiking, geocaching, golf, and pampering at a nearby spa. You’ll find on-site local cuisine, gourmet meals, your favorite drinks, billiard tables, and music. Stay in the impressive 1920s’ Adirondack-style lodge or cozy lakeside cottages.
7. Rushing Water — Blue Ridge, Georgia
Escape to a secluded mountainside retreat in Blue Ridge, Georgia. This pastoral gem highlights the picturesque Appalachian Mountains. Sport this racer-back tankini from Cole of California with blue/white/black rushing water effect when swimming, tubing, whitewater rafting, boating, or trout fishing.
Other pastimes include horseback riding, scenic train rides, hiking, deer spotting, and golf. Marvel at cascading waterfalls, crystalline Lake Blue Ridge, rushing rivers, and dense forests. Sample the quaint village’s home-style eateries and mountain crafts. Vacation rentals span from waterfront log cabins with whirlpool tubs to hilltop chalets with majestic overlooks.