This growing city, on the east side of Lewisville Lake, is 35 minutes from downtown Dallas and 25 minutes from the DFW Airport. The Colony is home to several golf courses. The courses at the Tribute Golf Links and Guest House and The Old American Golf Club were among Golf Magazine's top five in Texas in 2010. Stewart Peninsula Golf Course also offers challenging play and lake views.
Lewisville Lake, with 23 miles of shoreline is one of the city's main attractions. Hidden Cove Park offers a marina, RV and camping sites, boating, swimming, water skiing and fishing. www.marinequest.net/hiddencovepark.
Events include the Bow-Wow Pow-Wow festival in September, Pirate Days in October and American Heroes in November.