Why Lake Associations Matter in Alabama

One often overlooked aspect of lake home ownership is the shared vision of other owners around the lake. Get on Facebook, and you can quickly get a sense of the vibe of the people on any particular lake. Are they Jimmy Buffet jamming, BBQ eating pontoon pirates, or are they measuring your radio with a […]

Cruising Alabama’s Lakes – Memorial Day 2022

For many Alabama lakefront owners and the boating community, Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff of lakefront summer. In some Alabama lakes droves of people will pile into boats and hit the favorite swimming holes, lakeside restaurants and festivals to soak up the sunshine. I’ve done the heavy lifting for you and compiled a list […]

Where to Eat on Alabama’s Lakes? (Part 2)

This week on the heart attack tour we’re visiting the Smorgasbord Restaurant at Riverside Campground. This joint has a long history of great food and even better deserts. It’s changed hands recently – was formerly known as The Cove at Riverside Restaurant, and recently rebranded under new ownership as The Smorgasbord Restaurant. Same location, even […]

A Look at Wildlife on Alabama’s Lakes

Alabama is widely known as having the most navigable waterways in the United States. You can run our rivers from Tennessee all the way to Gulf of Mexico by boat! But what can you expect to see in the sky and catch in the water on our many lakes and rivers? What you’ll read below […]