The Colony, also called the City by the Lake, is best known for its beautiful scenic views of Lake Lewisville. Residents and visitors alike enjoy many activities in the thousands of acres of wildlife, including camping, boating, hiking along the award-winning trail system, and more. The city also offers prestigious golf courses, a water park, a marina, and numerous sports complexes. The Colony is located along State Highway 121, offering easy access to major interstates and toll roads, making commuting simple. The city has a vibrant economy as well, including the new 433-acre Grandscape development, a modern center for retail, entertainment, dining, and lodging, estimated to bring millions of visitors in every year. The Colony continues to grow and evolve, but still maintains the small-town values that make the city a great place to live.