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Change of Scenery: 4 Unique Vacation Rentals on Eagle Mountain Lake


If you’re looking to get some time away at the lake but want a change of scenery, look no further than the next lake to the west. Some of the most unique lake rentals in Texas are just outside the Fort Worth city limits on and around Eagle Mountain Lake. This lake features more than 8,000 acres of water and plenty of fishing, camping, boating, skiing, and other recreational activities. There is often live music at the waterfront restaurants and marinas. Whether you are planning a fun vacation for the family or a getaway for some personal solitude, you can’t go wrong with Eagle Mountain Lake.

  1. Old Liberty Schoolhouse B&B - This 2-bedroom 2-bath rental home is located in Azle, Texas and features a beautiful waterfront view. From 1917 to 1942, it was home to the historic Liberty School, which was more than just a school. It was a place for community gatherings, weddings, and other fellowship events. Something was always going on at this children’s learning center, which is still an important part of the North Texas community. Only 30 minutes north of Fort Worth, there is plenty of peace and quiet with a great view of the Fort Worth skyline.
  2. Waterfront Lakehouse - This large lakehouse is a good place for a family getaway or for a large party looking for fun. Its four bedrooms sleep 12, and there are three full baths, making it comfortable for all of your friends. Over 2,500 square feet of liveable space with a huge living room for your get-together. This lakehouse features beautiful views of Eagle Mountain Lake, and the yard is fenced in so that children can play safely. It includes a porch swing and a kitchen with all the appliances. There is also a fireplace, and pets are welcome.
  3. Creek Harbor Fish Camp - This camp is full of comfy cabins that make for a peaceful getaway in Fort Worth, Texas, home of the famous Stockyards. Cabins are 1-bedroom and 1-bath, sleeping 2. Because they’re so small, you can be sure your neigbhors won’t be partying all night. A great romantic getaway.
  4. Treetop Hideaway - This unque vacation spot offers a lot for you and your friends. A private lakefront property, it features three bedrooms, seven televisions with a projector, a heated pool, a boat dock, pool table, theater room, wireless internet, and a lot more. It’s the perfect place to bring your private party, plus you get beautiful views of the lake.

Eagle Mountain Lake is one of the best vacation spots in North Texas. Within drivable distance from anywhere in the DFW metroplex, there are plenty of great vacation spots to enjoy on the lake.

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GOOD. Water lightly stained; 65 degrees; 0.50 low. Largemouth bass are fair on crankbaits, finesse worms and crankbaits near brush piles, standing timber edges, and rocky shorelines. White bass are useful in 20-35’ with slabs and swimbaits near main lake humps, flats, and drop-offs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in marinas and near submerged structure. Catfish are fair on punch bait and shrimp.