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#10779916 - 04/19/15 08:06 PM Where should I rent a cabin/lake house at in the DFW area?
Rhino68W Offline
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I am looking to plan a family outing for the in-laws and us here in a couple of months before it gets hot as h***. We're looking to stay within 1 hour of the DFW area, and I want suggestions from people that have actually done it. There are 6 adults and one 3 y/o. Looking for somewhere dog friendly, maybe 3 bedrooms, and that possibly has kayaks available to rent for the family. Of course I want to be able to catch some fish from my kayak, but that's not the priority. ANY suggestions on where to start looking would be greatly appreciated guys!


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#10779930 - 04/19/15 08:09 PM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: Rhino68W]
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Lighthouse Resort on Lake Texoma is were I go when I want to get away
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#10780043 - 04/19/15 08:38 PM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: Rhino68W]
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I will definitely look into that, thanks Cliff!
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#10781187 - 04/20/15 10:31 AM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: Rhino68W]
Rod_763 Offline
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You could try Grapevine as well:

http://www.lake-grapevine.com/cabins/
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#10781290 - 04/20/15 11:01 AM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: SpiderJig]
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Originally Posted By: SpiderJig
Lighthouse Resort on Lake Texoma is were I go when I want to get away


That's not even close to 1 hr away though.

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#10782053 - 04/20/15 02:41 PM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: Rod_763]
Rhino68W Offline
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Those look nice. Might have to drive and check those out this week.
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#10782631 - 04/20/15 06:40 PM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: Rhino68W]
ftw66 Offline
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I have only camped here, but Mineral Wells SP has some cabins and is a great park to kayak, hike, fish, or just enjoy the sun!

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#10782694 - 04/20/15 07:10 PM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: BassFever]
SpiderJig Offline
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Originally Posted By: BassFever
Originally Posted By: SpiderJig
Lighthouse Resort on Lake Texoma is were I go when I want to get away


That's not even close to 1 hr away though.
i used to go all the time when I lived in Ft. Worth. It never took me much more than an hour to get there
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#10801740 - 04/27/15 06:55 PM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: Rhino68W]
sapalmer Offline
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Glen Rose has a bunch of place to rent.
You got the Brazos and Paluxy river there if the water is up there is some good fishing.
I have stayed here before and really enjoyed it.
http://popejoyhaus.com/

Plenty of places to rent yaks and canoes. there is also Dinosaur Valley State Park which is pretty fun as well.
Within a hour drive to DFW.

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#10802149 - 04/27/15 08:50 PM Re: Where should I rent a cabin at in the DFW area? [Re: Rhino68W]
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We ended up settling on a lake house at Lake Whitney. Thank all of you for your input though, I will keep them in mind for a quiet night with the wife. Not so much the in-laws haha
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