Wow, Lake Gaston you made our family vacation absolutely perfect!
This was home sweet home for the week.
And this was our view for the week!
We definitely couldn't complain! The area was so calming. Not commercialized at all, and had everything you needed. We truly enjoyed every moment of the week, and I love the time I get to spend with my family away from the every day chaos. Definitely trips you treasure! As soon as we got to the house on Sunday, we were unpacked and making it our own. Including getting the essentials on ice. Come on people, this is a week with family!
With shark week splattered all over the tv just the week before our arrival (yes, it's my husband's favorite week of the year), and with all the shark sightings in the NC area, we were definitely pleased that we took the lake route this year. No jelly fish or Jaws music all week! It was the first time going to the lake for a vacation, and I loved it!
Let the preparation of the water floats begin….we had over a dozen, and each one was used.
My gorgeous Momma about to take the first dip!
Lake front, cornhole game, and the grill going…take me back!
My brother, our chef for the week!
I made up wine glasses for us girls. Cheers!
Now this is the life!
Our view from dinner.
When it's vacation time, you go big! Mom enjoying some dessert.
Every great vacation needs fun cups.
Here is my nephew hitting the tube first.
Roxy herself enjoying the rafts…hey, it's her vacation too!
I told my Dad he looked like the town Mayor floating down the river.
This post is nothing but photos. I'm sure I lost you at some point after the 50th pic of one of us on the water. Don't you just hate vacation posts…they are forever long! :)
On our last night, we went to a restaurant right on the water just about five minutes from the house. It was the perfect setting for our last night. Right before we left, the band along the beach was getting ready to play. We could have sat and listened to the music all night. Sadly it was time to get back and pack up.
Seriously, look at this setting. Gorgeous night to end on.
The family kicked back and enjoying the evening.
Now that was a great week! See you in 2016, Lake Gaston!
And if you made it through this entire post, I owe you big time. If we all lived closer, I'd take you out for a glass of wine to say thanks!