Just 20 minutes from downtown Dallas north of IH-30, surrounded by more than 30 miles of shoreline on beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard, Rowlett is ranked in the Top 25 "Best Places To Live" by Money Magazine and was designated the "#1 Small City in America to Move to" by Movoto!
Rowlett’s Bayview Marina is the newest marina on the lake with slips for sail or motor boats, picnic areas, barbeque decks and a swimming pool for members. Downtown Rowlett on Main Street hosts a year-long list of activities including the Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt, Touch-A-Truck, Veteran's Day Celebration, Memorial Day Service, Fireworks on Main, Movies on Main, Holiday Parade and Community Tree Lighting. Waterview Golf Club boasts a championship golf course featuring 15 acres of lakes and 1,500 trees representing 18 different species, With extensive practice facilities and an on-site bar and grill. The Wet Zone is Rowlett's very own family waterpark.
Rowlett is a community of neighborhoods offering many living choices across a variety of price points. The Dallas County portion of Rowlett is served by the Garland Independent School District, while the Rockwall County portion is a part of the Rockwall Independent School District. Rowlett’s Lake Point Medical Center serves the region’s healthcare needs. Rowlett residents can enjoy their smaller town atmosphere at home while being just a quick drive away from shopping and other conveniences offered at the major Dallas suburb of Garland just next door.