Located about an hour from east Dallas, Texas, Lake Tawakoni offers a lot of recreational activities such as boating, swimming, jet-skiing, picnicking, fishing, and duck hunting. With over 200 miles of shoreline, Lake Tawakoni is known as the Texas catfish capital and is home to myriad striped bass, hybrid bass, white bass, sand bass, crappie, and largemouth bass. Popular for day trips and camping, the Lake Tawakoni State Park features campsites, scenic trails, sandy beaches, and a fish pond. Marinas on Lake Tawakoni will handle rentals for boat slips and launches while RV campsites and cabin rental are available. Towns surrounding Lake Tawakoni, where dining, lodging, and shopping options are available, include east and west Tawakoni, Boles Home, Lone Oak, Wills Point, Point, Hawk Cove, Hermit Cove, and Quinlan.
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Dining in Lake Tawakoni
Enjoy a delicious meal in one of the most popular local joints in Lake Tawakoni, the Duke's Burgers and Sports. This restaurant offers its customers a full array of American comfort food items. On the menu, you will find some classic favorites, such as the mozzarella sticks and chicken tenders, as well as some signature dishes, like The Original Duke or the Texas Cheddar Fries.
For a more refined dining experience head over to the Four Winds Steakhouse. It's a perfect place for a date night or birthday or anniversary celebration. Open every day for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday, this restaurant is a go-to spot to have a taste of the local ingredients. Characterized by its elegant décor and lakeside views, the Four Winds Steakhouse offers a menu full of tasty items, from the jumbo lump crab soup and the ribeye to the filet mignon. And don't forget to save room for dessert, like the Creme Brule.
Family-friendly activities in Lake Tawakoni
Visit some of the local animals at The Gentle Zoo. This family-friendly establishment is open7 days a week and will provide its guests with a petting zoo, special events year-round, and pumpkin patches. There are playgrounds, train rides, indoor party rooms, and more.
Visit the Outside In Play and Learn in Fate, Texas if you want to find some fun activities for the younger kids. The playground offers you and your family with an engaging, entertaining, and safe environment. From pretend play, indoor playground to a snack and parents area, this establishment has it all.
Nightlife in Lake Tawakoni
If you want to catch some live music on your night out in the town, check out the Foxhole Bar and Grill for an authentic Texas dive. This local watering hole provides its guests with nightly events, including live music from grassroots to classic rock. There's space for dancing and plenty of bar food.
To have the ultimate Texas experience during your evening out in Lake Tawakoni, visit the Silver Saloon. This establishment provides some delicious whiskeys, beers, and a huge country dance hall to line dance in. Do not miss out on this local honky-tonk for an unforgettable Texas night. Check out the schedule for upcoming concerts.
Afternoon activities in Lake Tawakoni
Spend the afternoon with the Thunder Cove Lake Tawakoni Guide to learn more about the surroundings. The Thunder Cover Guide service will offer you more than 30 years of experience on Lake Tawakoni. Take a group out on the water to learn how to fish for Channel Cat and Trophy Blues as well as some local history.
For 24/7 fishing, head over to the Duck Cove Marina. This marina offers its guests the chance to rent boats and kayaks, go indoor fishing on their 99-foot pier, as well as buy fishing baits or tools. This is a fisherman's paradise. You can stay on the campgrounds here as well as dock your personal boat.
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How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental at the Lake Tawakoni?
The average nightly price for vacation rentals at the Lake Tawakoni is $99.
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How many vacation rentals are at the Lake Tawakoni?
Lake Tawakoni has 29 Camping rentals and Camping rentals on offer to rent.
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