Many people go to the lake to relax. One other possibility you need to consider if you live in our part of America is that you also might be sharing that lake experience with a whole bunch of moose as one family was surprised to learn.
If you're looking for a different home building idea, it doesn't get much more "different" than this. A dude in Washington state decided he wanted to build a tiny house that looks like the lunar lander. He succeeded in a big (but tiny) way.
Arriving to work this morning there were two large raccoons hanging out on the step outside the door. The two were curious and eating the cat food that has been left out for the strays around the property.