When you think of Colorado, you think of towering rocky mountains. Sure, we have some lakes, but nothing compared to other places in the United States. Just because Colorado does not have thousands of lakes doesn't mean we don't have some pretty epic lake towns.

Colorado actually has some of the best small lake towns in the United States. Country Living recently put out a list of the best small lake towns in America and few of Colorado's lake towns made it on the list.

The Best Small Lake Towns in Colorado

Country Living said that three small lake towns in Colorado are on the top 40 list of the best small lake towns in the United States. If you are planning on taking an instate summer vacation in Colorado, you might want to look into visiting one of these lake towns for your trip.

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Lake City, Colorado

Lake City, Colorado is located on Lake San Cristobal in Hinsdale County Colorado. This remote lakeside town will give you plenty of access to hike, fish, mountain bike, camp, and go offroading at a moment's notice.

Frisco, Colorado

The mountain town of Frisco is located on Dillon Reservoir off Interstate 70. Country Living says that Frisco's Main Street charm with breathtaking mountain peaks is the perfect place to spend quality time with the family.

Vallecito Lake, Colorado

Vallecito Lake is located in the San Juan Mountain Range at 8,000 feet above sea level. Country Living says that the views from the lake will do no photo of the area justice. It's just something you will have to see in person.

See the full list of America's 40 best small lake towns at countryliving.com.

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