Few places in the nation can rival Alabama’s Lewis Smith Lake for its cleanliness, scenic lake views and affordability. Built in the 1960’s as a power generation lake, it drains Bankhead National Forrest and the Sipsey Wilderness Area through a series of deep creeks with rocky shorelines. Its clear waters are ideal for water sports and family vacations. It has been featured on HGTV’s Lakehouse Bargain Hunt Renovation as a great place to buy vacation homes. Its location makes it ideal for families living in Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
You can stay at Smith Lake Bed and Breakfast or rent a cabin or lake home for your vacation. Bring your own personal watercraft or rent one from a nearby marina. Smith Lake has over 700 miles of shoreline and the best way to explore it is by boat. Jim and Alex Cox, owners of Smith Lake B&B are Realtors associated with Joseph Carter Real Estate and know Smith Lake well. They have helped many guests find lake properties. See smithlakebandb.com for reservations or call 256-747-6057.