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10 Gorgeous Lakes To Visit Around San Francisco This Summer

Sure, we’re already surrounded by water, but who doesn’t love a good trip to the lake? San Francisco is no place to swim in the summer anyway. So for a refreshing dip, or just a serene getaway, here are 10 of the best lakes to visit around San Francisco.

Ahhh, nothing like a beautiful and serene body of water. Where else should we be heading to this summer? Let us know some of your favorite lakes around San Francisco!

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (