A family in Roebuck, SC, owns a boat that they love taking out on the secluded waters of Lake Greenwood. However, they currently store the boat at a marina and want to purchase their dream vacation home that comes with a dock of its own.
A New York couple loves living in Rochester but wants to move their family closer to the water. After years of saving, they are finally ready to find a full-time home on Lake Ontario.
A St. Petersburg, FL, couple wants to spend more time with family up north, but they don't want to give up waterfront living. They've decided to look for a vacation home on Ohio's Lake Lakengren that has the potential for full-time living where they can maintain their active lifestyle.
A Westfield, Indiana, couple with five children is relocating the family so they can enjoy lake living full-time. He grew up going to a lake cottage and wants their kids to have the same experiences, so they're looking for a place on nearby Morse Lake.
A family of five from South Colonie, NY, searches for a family retreat along the shores of Lake Champlain. Over the past decade, they've enjoyed spending time along the shores there and feel it's time for the family to start a new adventure with the purchase of a lake house of their own.
A couple living in Atlanta, Georgia, loves visiting Lake Lanier, and while he grew up around the water, she wasn't sold on lake living until they vacationed there together. Now, they're ready to buy their dream home and move to the lake full-time.
A couple that loves spending time on Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain are looking for their own waterfront home in Slidell, Louisiana. While a pool is a must for him, lake access for her kayak is all she needs.
A couple looks for a lakeside retreat on Table Rock Lake in Missouri where they can escape their busy lifestyles. However, finding a dream lake house that meets all of their needs and their $350,000 is no easy feat.
A couple that's been taking their kids to a Gulf Coast beach for years decides to look for a vacation home on Lake Martin, Alabama, which is less than an hour from their hometown. They enlist the help of an agent to help them find a dream getaway for under $300,000.
Raised in a small mountain town near Lake Tahoe, Tim and Tina always pictured themselves living on a lake. With all of their roots now in Charleston, SC, they're seeking a lakefront lodge a short drive away on Lake Keowee, SC. With the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, Lake Keowee has all of the hiking, fishing, and water sporting the couple and their family could ever want. With the help of real estate agent Mike Roach, Tim and Tina are putting the spotlight on a family base for under $350,000.
An Asheville, NC, couple that enjoys taking their boat out for weekend excursions feels the constant traveling and trailering of their vessel takes up too much time. They want to streamline things and find peaceful place on Lake Greenwood, SC, where they can jump in their boat and hit the water at a moment's notice.
Robin and her three children have loved living in Lake County, FL for over 20 years, but their small home in the historic district of Eustis is bursting at the beams. With over 1,400 lakes to choose from, this water sports mecca is the perfect place to find a big home with an even bigger view. With the help of their friend and real estate agent, Karen Riscinto, Robin and her kids are picking the perfect lakefront home for under $275,000.
A young Alabama couple decides to leave bustling Birmingham and return home to their native Lake Martin. They agree that a return to the water's edge, where all their family is located, is the best place to put down roots and start a family of their own.
PJ and Aimee have been married four years and live in Tallahassee, Florida. After the recent birth of their first child, Tyler, and potentially more kids on the way, they need a larger living space. Having both grown up near the water, they're interested in finding a lake house for the tranquility and outdoor recreation it would offer them every day. They've narrowed their search to the northeastern side of town, a neighborhood brimming with lakeside possibilities. Concerned they may not be able to check off every item on their wish list, while staying on budget, PJ and Aimee have enlisted real estate agent, Chip Williams. They're hoping Chip can help transform their lakefront dreams into reality for under $350,000.
Elizabeth and Scott spent summers growing up on the lakes of Hot Springs, Arkansas. After living in Virginia for over a decade, they are ready to return to their roots, this time with their son, Jackson. With the help of a local real estate agent, the family looks to find lakefront lodging for under $375,000.
Dan and Michelle want to share their love of lakefront living with their two kids. They hope to find the perfect waterfront property on Lake Norman, North Carolina, for only $350,000.
Steve and Roxann live in Alabaster, Alabama and have been married for 30 years. Ever since their two kids were young, they've vacationed along the shores of Logan Martin Lake. As the children grew up learning how to swim, fish, and water ski, the entire family developed a very special connection with the area. Unfortunately most of these trips would only last a single day or weekend. So now Steve and Roxann feel they're ready to purchase a home of their own, so the family can enjoy the lake for extended periods of time and come and go as they please. With the help of real estate agent, Nicole Anderson Walters, they hope to find their very own lakeside haven for $300,000 or less.
Joseph and Leslie live in Birmingham, AL, with their two kids. After careful planning, they're ready to look for a vacation home on Smith Lake where they can enjoy time together as a family.
Peter and Kathryn fell in love with Lake Champlain in upstate New York when they were high school sweethearts. Now raising four children, the couple wants to buy the perfect vacation home for the entire family on the lake.
A couple from Palm Beach County, FL, are looking for a relaxing getaway to spend more quality time with their daughter. They hope to find a lakeside home on Lake Chatuge, which sits on the North Carolina-Georgia border.
Married business owners with two daughters want a weekend escape from their hectic lives in Spokane, WA. They decide to look for a property on pristine Deer Lake for under $360,000.
Mark and Dorena are avid sailors from Chaumont, New York, and have two kids. While they love living in the village of Chaumont, they really want a waterfront cottage on Lake Ontario closer to their yacht club.
Bob and Lisa dream of spending more time near their family in Grand Lake, Colorado. With a love for the outdoors and a need for time to unwind, this Florida couple wants to find a vacation home perched on the deep blue waters along the Rocky Mountain National Park. With home prices reaching high into the millions, the couple enlists real estate agent, Adriane Hauck, to help them find the perfect retreat for under $375,000.
Ted and Amanda are from Jonesboro, Arkansas, and have two kids. After spending time at Cherokee Village with friends over the years, they've decided to purchase a vacation home and must choose between a turnkey or a fixer upper.
Jenny and Brett have lived with their children in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, for over a decade. With Brett's rotating work schedule it can be tough to plan a weekend trip, so they're looking to relocate to a permanent lake lifestyle in Polk County, Wisconsin. Located about 75 miles northeast of the Twin Cities, Polk County is the perfect rural location offering Jenny and Brett the wilderness wonderland they've been searching for. With the help of local real estate agent, Patti Katzmark, Jenny and Brett hope to hunt down a heck of a deal for under $360,000.