Every now and then we look outside the San Antonio area for fun and exciting things to take in as there is more to Texas than just San Antonio - At least that is what I've heard... 5 Great Texas Lakes To Spend A Weekend! From water sports to world-class fishing, camping to bird-watching, lakes across Texas offer fun and relaxation for all. Here are some of the best lakes across the state for all outdoor enthusiasts. Lady Bird Lake This is a popular lake for kayaking, canoeing, rowing, and paddle boarding and no motorized watercraft are allowed on the lake, keeping it peaceful and serene. Eagle Mountain Lake Just north of Fort Work, Eagle Mountain Lake has a history of being a boater's lake.