Lake Livingston is a magnificent reservoir located in East Texas' Piney Woods region. It's the second-largest lake in Texas that entirely lies in the state. Water sports, boating, and fishing are some of the most popular activities on the lake. Guests can also spend time in the area's scenic parks, or engage in other sports like running and tennis. You'll find plenty of beautiful house and cabin rentals here, with the sparkling lake providing a backdrop of stunning views.
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More than a quarter of the vacation rentals near Lake Livingston allow pets, which makes it a suitable vacation spot for pet owners. Pet-friendly accommodations in Lake Livingston is on average $346 per night. You can also look for pet-friendly vacation rentals that are near the city center. In Lake Livingston, More than a quarter of the vacation rentals rentals less than 2 miles away from the city center.
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Eat Like a Local
Lake Livingston is located in an abundantly forested region, but you're never far from plenty of dining options where tasty offerings abound. Situated about 6mi. from the lake, LeBlanc's Cajun Kitchen attracts diners hankering for Cajun and Creole dishes, including delicious seafood. Settle into the welcoming atmosphere and tuck into favorites like shrimp, blackened catfish, and fried oysters, served by friendly and hospitable waiting staff.
If you're thinking about some hearty, authentic Italian fare, head to West Church St to find Joe's Italian Restaurant. Pizza lovers flock to the restaurant for a taste of Joe's cheesy pies that are served while bubbling hot. If you're looking for more, order from the extensive list of entrees that include chicken and mushroom fettucini, chicken parmesan, and cheesy stromboli with vegetables. If you dare, take on one of Joe's massive calzones.
Insights on Local History and Culture
Visitors interested in Lake Livingston's heritage can find some compelling museums, galleries, and historical sites, some dating back to the 1830s. An excellent starting point is the Polk County Memorial Museum, located on West Mill St. It preserves East Texas' heritage with different exhibits providing reminders of different prehistoric and historic eras. Fascinating exhibitions include Native Americans and Pioneers, Days of the Iron Horse, and Civil War Life and the War Years.
About 25mi. from Lake Livingston, Cleveland's Texan Theater was built in 1939 and has remained in operation since. It's a quintessential small-town theater that welcomes all to experience its ambiance. Visitors to the theater today enjoy first-class movie viewing with its newly refurbished seats, projector, and sound system. Run as a community effort, the Texan Theater is continually undergoing renovations to restore its glory, and is a worthy venue to support with your visit.
Memorable Family Activities All Around
Magnificent Lake Livingston provides a natural magnet for family enjoyment, with many activities to offer. Explore the area on a horseback ride as you leisurely take in the splendor around you. A number of stables offer fun excursions on their well-trained hooved friends. Or, take a dive into the calm and relaxing waters of the lake to beat the heat. Several outlets located along the lakeshore offer rental floating tubes for your pleasure. Alternatively, rent a pontoon boat for a lazy ride on the lake, or a fishing boat for a day of casting off.
Summer means sunny days and fun days out berry picking. Between May and June, choose a sweet retreat by visiting either Moorehead's Blueberry Farm or the Baxter Blueberry Farm. These area farms open their doors in early summer to visitors to pick berries on their expansive fields. Make sure you wear lightweight, comfortable clothes, and sun protection like hats and sunglasses. Once you've had your fill, pack some up to enjoy back at your rental house or cabin.
Attractions Around the Lake
Lake Livingston has many exciting sights that are worth exploring on a day trip. One main attraction is the Livingston Dam, constructed across the scenic Trinity River to create Lake Livingston itself. Visiting the dam provides educational insights about its history, including the main reasons for its construction. The dam is also an excellent place for watching a variety of bird species to the sound of the roaring waters. Remember to bring along your binoculars.
You can't miss a visit to Lake Livingston State Park. Visitors love the park for its beautiful serene areas that offer the perfect spots for enjoying the surrounding environment. For added fun, head to the trails for some nature exploration. You might be fortunate to spot a native animal or bird crossing your path. If you happen to be at the lake in the evening, you'll be treated to some panoramic sunset views.
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|🏡 Vacation rentals available||392 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 63%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$72|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Pool and Fishing|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||99 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||91 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price per night for a vacation rental near Lake Livingston?
The nightly price of accommodations near Lake Livingston starts at $72. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $402 per night. A cabin Lake Livingston will cost $447 per night on average.
How many vacation homes are available for booking near Lake Livingston?
Currently there are 392 rentals from 6 different providers near Lake Livingston.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes near Lake Livingston?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental near Lake Livingston, the most popular amenities are: Pets allowed, Pool and Fishing.
How many vacation rentals with a pool are near Lake Livingston?
Check out 91 vacation rentals available to book near Lake Livingston.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes near Lake Livingston?
Sure, there are 99 vacation homes near Lake Livingston that allow pets , with an average nightly rate of $346.
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