If you enjoy recreational activities and living beside a lake, then check out the properties available for you at Amistad Lake in Del Rio, Texas. As part of the Amistad National Recreation Area, the lake is fed by the Rio Grande river and was developed when an agreement between the United States and Mexico was made in 1944 to create a dam on the river for flood control. Amistad Lake is just a couple miles northwest of Del Rio and about 150 miles west of San Antonio. The lake has developed into a recreational area with homes and property available for sale around the area. If you enjoy relaxing days in the sun, then check out the real estate opportunities around Amistad Lake.
When you are looking for recreational activities nearby, all you will need to do is open your front door. The lake has many great opportunities for fun in the sun, including fishing, birdwatching, hiking, water skiing, swimming, boating and a whole lot more. The lake is also a great place for camping, picnics, scuba diving and even exploring the local rocks and archaeology. Amistad Lake Resort also hosts many yearly events such as rodeos and fishing tournaments. They even sponsor a deaf junior anglers tournament. For more information about local recreational opportunities, go here.
There are many other activities and attractions located within a few minutes of the lake. The Whitehead Memorial Museum features a number of exhibits of old west buildings such as a blacksmith shop, a log cabin, an old west jail, a livery stable, train station and even a caboose from an old train. The museum allows children to have a hands on experience. Other local attractions include the Val Verde Winery, Alamo Village and Langtry, the home of Judge Roy Bean also known as the Hanging Judge of the Old West. For more information about local attractions, go here.
If you are looking for special events to attend in your new hometown, there are a number of concerts and shows that take place throughout the year as well as wine tastings, festivals, educational classes, sporting events, trade shows and more. The resort is always sponsoring craft shows and classes as well as shuffleboard and horseshoe tournaments. There are also many nightclubs and bars located nearby for you to enjoy. For more details about special events in the area, go here.