The large and beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard is 17 miles east of Dallas and makes a great base for a vacation in the area. Staying in one of the hotels on Lake Ray Hubbard puts you close to nature while also being within driving distance of the bright lights of the big city. Originally called Forney Lake after the nearby town, it was renamed Lake Ray Hubbard in honor of the head of the parks and recreation system.
Visiting Lake Ray Hubbard
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is 38 miles west of the lake. You can get between the two on the DART public transit system, with a change required in central Dallas. Another option is to rent a car, which makes it easy to explore the entire area. Check out Lake Ray Hubbard car rentals or pick up your wheels at the airport. Lake Ray Hubbard is a wonderful place to enjoy a variety of water sports, such as swimming, jet skiing, and boating. There are lots of marinas and boat ramps around the lake where you can hire a boat or take a cruise. There are also plenty of parks around the lake, the biggest of which is Elgin B. Robertson Park, the perfect spot to chill out with a picnic. Swap the fresh air of the lake for the glitz and glamour of Dallas, just 17 miles to the west, making it an easy day trip from the cheap hotels in Lake Ray Hubbard. Of course, there are many top hotels in Dallas as well if you want to spend even more time in the museums, shops, and galleries.
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