After visiting the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, a family that fell in love with the area hopes to find a vacation retreat along its winding shores.
A Texas couple with two kids loves getting out on the water and are ready to find a place to dock their boat. They both grew up around lakes and want to find a vacation home on Lake Martin, Alabama, where their kids can share those same memories.
A couple that has been visiting the Brainerd Lakes region of Minnesota for years decides now is the time for their children to experience the family traditions. They hope to purchase a waterfront cabin for everyone to enjoy.
A couple relocates to Tennessee for his job and decides to live out their dreams of owning a lake home along the welcoming shores of Cherokee Lake.
A Minnesota couple wants to trade their landlocked home for a spacious lakeside property in the Brainerd Lakes region. They are hoping to find their family’s forever home along one of the area's many lakes.
A couple with two young kids has outgrown their cramped home near Utah Lake, UT. They are determined to get closer to the water and find more space, so they're hunting for a forever home with a stunning view.
High school sweethearts that grew up in rural Indiana have always loved hanging out at Chapman Lake. He is about to become a doctor in the area, so they pack up their dogs and look for a home on the lake where they can make new memories.
A man that fell in love with Lake Tillery, NC, while visiting with his grandfather wants to create similar memories with his family. He and his wife search for a waterfront home where they can dock their boat and spend time with the kids.
A couple jumps at the opportunity to follow her job to his hometown in Indiana. After living with his parents for a year, they are ready to move out and find a full-time home on Lake Freeman.
A family with a connection to Delavan Lake, Wisconsin, looks for a vacation home on the water to match their new boat.
A couple set the goal of purchasing a vacation home along the shores of Osoyoos Lake, Washington. After hard work and building their savings, they're finally ready to find a perfect summer retreat they can enjoy with their three boys.
A single mom that worked multiple jobs now has enough money to buy the lake house she's dreamed of on Lake Kampeska, South Dakota. She hopes to find a home with space for her and her kids where they can spend quality time together.
Boat owners from New Jersey fell in love with Lake Norman, North Carolina, while visiting a friend during vacation. Now, they're hunting for a lake house where they can use their boat and entertain friends and family.
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.
Herman and Susan live in Louisburg, Kansas with their two children, Mandy and Herman IV. They've been vacationing on the Lake of the Ozarks since 1997 and even bought a home there in 2007. But when the family realized they wanted to live in a more central location, closer to friends and all the lake action, they sold it. Now, Herman and Susan want to not only find a new home near the Hurricane Deck Bridge, but a property that has deep enough water and enough storage space for a brand new boat they plan to buy once their search is complete. With the help of real estate agent, Terry Summers, Herman and Susan hope to find a lakefront family getaway for $225,000 or less, because spending any more would cut into the boat budget and that's just not an option.
Sisters Gretchen and Natalie live with their families a couple of miles apart in San Diego, California. Despite residing in the same city, it can be hard to find time to spend time together, so they're craving a cabin to cozy up in on Big Bear Lake. Located just two and a half hours away, the area is a year-round recreational paradise, providing a unique mountain resort experience fit for the whole family. With the help of local real estate agent, Joe Kovich, these two families will search for a home with the bare necessities for under $350,000.
Veronica and Carlos have always loved spending their summers on Canyon Lake in Texas. Wanting to balance out parenthood with more fun times by the water, the couple is hoping to find a weekend getaway they can call their own.
Shawn introduced Danielle to the stunning shores of Sebago Lake, Maine, during a camping trip back when they first met. After getting married and having two children, Skylar and Kobe, the family has continued to enjoy the area for several years. But between lugging gear and trailering their boat back and forth, they find a lot of their valuable vacation time being wasted. So after a long period of careful planning and saving, they've decided the purchase of a lake house would be the best way to maximize their visits to Sebago. Shawn and Danielle are hoping local real estate agent Carol Kilburn can find them an impeccable property on the water for $300,000 or less.
Gates and Rene are from Dexter, New York, and have three kids. They love sailing and they keep their boat at the yacht club in Chaumont, New York. After years of commuting back and forth, they are ready to move right on the water in Chaumont. With the help of real estate agent Amanda Miller, they hope to find the perfect waterfront home on Lake Ontario for only $250,000.
Terry and Kathy are looking for a home on Pokegama Lake, Minnesota, where they've loved spending time with friends over the years. But, the couple is concerned they wont be able to find a place under their budget of $375,000.
Dan and Staci are from Reno, Nevada, and they both spent their summers growing up on Lake Almanor in California. Now, they have two kids, Paige and Levi, and want them to grow up on the lake just like they did. With the help of real estate agent Joe Gilmour, they hope to find the perfect lakeside home on Lake Almanor for only $360,000.
After years of renting or crashing with friends, Scott and Gina have finally decided to take the plunge and get a house of their own on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.
Meghan and Al have always dreamed of owning a waterfront property. Now, with her mom Theresa, they are making their dream a reality. Cass County, MI, offers over 60 lakes and they hope to find a lakefront steal for under $350,000.
Greg lives in Vermont and loves to wakesurf out on Lake Champlain. While he enjoys living near Burlington, he wishes he were closer to the lake. To achieve the home of his dreams on the water, he's going to bank on his buds as future tenants to help contribute to the mortgage by paying rent. With roommates Mike and Vicky in tow, Greg hopes real estate agent Kathy O'Brien can grant his wish for waterfront for only $360,000.