Houseboating News Editions

Learn more about houseboating and the family of Forever Resorts marina locations all across the USA. Each newsletter issue offers information on safe boating,
vacation planning and sample itineraries - and of course seasonal special vacation packages to help you get the most of your next houseboat trip.

Special Offers on Houseboats, Rental Watercraft

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Our Call-In Special (aka “Choose Your Fun” Special), is a great choice. With this exclusive offer, you’ll get houseboat rental discounts on early boarding, fuel, or the total price of one of our houseboat rental choices. Give us a call at 1-800-255-5561, mention the call-in special, and find out the details. Please note this offer only applies to Antelope Point, Callville Bay, Cottonwood Cove, and Pleasure Cove Marinas.

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Best Lake for Houseboating | Ancient Volcanoes

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Lake Mead is often considered the best lake for houseboating in Nevada. With so many opportunities to enjoy this national recreation area, you won't be at a loss for things to do during your houseboating vacation. From swimming and fishing to hiking and sightseeing, it's no wonder that people flock to Lake Mead for year-round adventure.

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Reboot July 2016

Category: Newsletter

Find out what is going on this month at Forever Resorts in our monthly newsletter Reboot. Everything from Southfork Ranch to Lake Powell stargazing is covered in this month's issue!

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Stargazing From Your Boat House Rental

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lake Powell is an excellent stargazing destination and from a boat house rental on the lake, there is little light pollution to blot out the beauty of the night sky. You can see the moon in its phases, meteor showers, constellations, and planets.

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Best Houseboat Destinations in the Southwest

Category: Houseboat Vacations

At Forever Houseboats, we’re pleased to operate in three of the best houseboat destinations in the Southwest. No matter which lake you choose to vacation on, whether it’s Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, or Lake Powell, we’ll do our best to make sure you have a great time. Let’s take a look at the lakes to help you decide where to visit. 

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Where Antelope Point Houseboat Rentals Can Take You

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Antelope Point Marina is a truly unique site. It is built within the Navajo Nation and is in close proximity to world-class sites like Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Hop onto one of our Antelope Point houseboat rentals. Here you’re already in the perfect spot to begin your Lake Powell adventure. 

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First-Timers Guide To Houseboating

Category: Houseboat Tips

Houseboating is awesome! But if you are a first-time, you may have some questions about how to operate your vacation vessel on the lake. At Forever Houseboats, you’ll have a lot of practiced hands to give you guidance so you can be on your way in no time. Here’s a quick first-timers guide to houseboating to help get you started.

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Southwest Houseboat Rentals | Special Offer

Category: Houseboat Vacations

What’s nicer than six days on a houseboat? Seven! For a limited time, we’re offering a seventh day free for the price of six. We want to make sure you have enough time to do everything you’d like while on one of our southwest houseboat rentals and an extra day can make all the difference. 

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Lake Mead Luxury Houseboat Rentals | Birds

Category: Houseboating and Wildlife

Located at the convergence of three desert ecosystems, along a north-south bird migration route, Lake Mead offers a rare chance to catch a glimpse of aquatic and desert birds in close proximity. The diversity of habitats in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area allows a wide variety of birds to thrive; in fact, over 240 different types of birds have been recorded here. The best way to see some of these birds in flight is from the water aboard a houseboat. When you are packing for your vacation on one of our Lake Mead luxury houseboat rentals, don’t forget your binoculars. We’ve put together a short list of some of our favorite Lake Mead birds that you just might see next time you're here.

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Types of Houseboats for Your Vacation

Category: Houseboat Tips

One of the most common questions first-time houseboat renters ask is, “how much room on a houseboat do I really need?” Is it worth getting a 75-foot houseboat or will the 60-foot model be enough? While this question seems straightforward, there are several things you may want to consider when reviewing types of houseboats to rent. The number of private bedrooms, maximum occupancy, and onboard amenities varies by model. We’ve outlined some of the most notable differences between the different luxury houseboats we offer at Forever Houseboats to help you find the ideal model for your next houseboat vacation.

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Cottonwood Cove Houseboat Rentals from Forever Houseboats

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Cottonwood Cove Marina is located on Lake Mohave, one of Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s hidden treasures. The 67-mile lake is a one-hour drive south of Las Vegas and only 45 minutes north of Laughlin. Cottonwood Cove houseboat rentals from Forever Houseboats offer a range of luxury houseboats, from the 50 foot Forever and XT models up to our 70 foot Silver houseboat. As the only marina on the Nevada side of Lake Mohave, Cottonwood Cove Resort and Marina also offers a variety of convenient services and amenities for guests to enjoy. 

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Plan A Houseboating Trip With Kids

Category: Houseboat Tips

If you’re planning a houseboating trip, you’ll want to make a checklist of things to bring along. Packing smart becomes especially important if you’re taking kids along. You’ll want to make sure A) they’re protected and B) they are entertained. 

For those of you with young children, you know that you need to be prepared for everything. When you plan a houseboating trip, having their favorite foods, snacks, and drinks will keep them happy while you’re enjoying your boating adventure. You also know that adding some downtime after a fun day on the lake is just as important. Kids get tired and need to relax just as much as we do. However, for the young ones just hanging out on deck may not keep them amused.

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Reboot June 2016

Category: Newsletter

Find out what has been happening at Forever Resorts this past month with our #MyNatureSelfie Photo contest, the Every Kid in a Park Art Contest hosted by the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and more!

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Houseboat Rentals Near Me | Weekend Getaway

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Houseboat rentals are ideal for extended vacations, but they are great for weekend getaways, too! This can be especially true if you live in the region of our three most popular marina locations. It’s as easy as looking up the best houseboat rentals near me and discovering Forever Houseboats.

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Rent a Houseboat | Special Offer for American Heroes

Category: Special Offers

Forever Houseboats is honoring service members this year with a discount to say thank you for all you do. The discount doesn’t just apply for active military but veterans, firefighters, policemen, and EMTs as well. Rent a houseboat from us between now and December 31 and you’ll receive $200 off of your houseboat rental and/or a 10% discount off powerboats, personal watercraft, and other small boats.

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Houseboats for Two Make Any Anniversary Special

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Callville Bay on Scenic Lake Mead is the perfect romantic destination for couples celebrating those important relationship milestones. Whether you're looking for an adventurous honeymoon getaway or a quiet, yet lovely place to spend your anniversary weekend, you'll love the comfort and amenities you'll find when you choose one of our luxury houseboats for two or more. Once you have chosen your houseboat for the weekend, get out on the water, and find that you want to take a break on land for a little getaway, you’ll find that Callville Bay is convenient to several popular weekend destinations.

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Best Houseboat Rentals: Lake Living Like You've Never Experienced Before

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Sure, you've spent time out on the lake before, maybe you borrowed a friend's cabin for a weekend or paid an exorbitant fee to rent a cottage near the shoreline. You may have taken a canoe or a kayak for a spin or fished from the edge of a rickety pier, but until you've spent time aboard a luxury houseboat, right on the water, you haven't witnessed the full experience of the lake. Foreverhouseboats.com offers the best houseboat rentals available for Lake Powell, Lake Mead, and Lake Mohave for those looking to experience the American West in real time.

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Luxury Houseboat Rentals: What Not to Bring

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lovely Lake Powell, located dab smack in the middle of Arizona's Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, is the perfect destination for those seeking peace and tranquility away from the rat race of city living. Convenient to a number of nearby attractions, including the Rainbow Bridge National Monument, the largest natural bridge on Earth, Antelope Point Marina, on Lake Powell, provides a superior getaway experience aboard one of several luxury houseboat rentals.

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Antelope Point Houseboat Rental

Category: Houseboat Vacations

An Antelope Point houseboat rental will change the way you see America's most beautiful places. If you're looking for the perfect vacation adventure, Antelope Point Marina, nestled snugly right in the heart of America's Navajo Nation, makes the perfect backdrop for a family getaway to rival any other spot you’ve visited before. When you rent a houseboat on gorgeous Lake Powell, you'll gain entrance to some of the nation's most mystical attraction.

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Easy Houseboat Rental | The Good Life

Category: Houseboat Tips

Dreaming of a luxurious lake vacation? At Forever Houseboats, we invite you to enjoy lakeside living at its best when you opt for an easy houseboat rental.

You may never have considered a houseboat vacation before, but you’ll be so glad when you make the decision to do. Step aboard one of our luxury houseboats on Lakes Powell, Mead, or Mohave, and you’ll be hooked. Spacious hot tubs, fully stocked kitchens, water slides, gas barbecues, and roomy bedrooms that feature queen-size beds are all yours for the taking when you book a lake vacation with Forever Houseboats.

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Callville Bay Houseboat Rentals On a Dime

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Going on vacation doesn’t have to break the bank. Sure, it’s important to save your pennies so you can do things right, but there are definitely ways to enjoy your time off without the worry of overspending. If this sounds appealing to you, check out Callville Bay houseboat rentals from Forever Houseboats.

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Houseboat Adventures | When a Hotel Won’t Do

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Reel in a largemouth bass, catch your first trophy trout, and spend a day swimming and playing in the beautiful waters of Lake Mead. When night falls recline in a comfortable deck chair and pick out the constellations as the water gently lapping along the shoreline lulls you into complete bliss. These are the houseboat adventures on which you'll embark when you rent a houseboat from Forever Houseboats and there's no other experience quite like them.

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Cottonwood Cove Houseboat Rental

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Scenic Cottonwood Cove may be the best-kept vacation secret of the Nevada Area. Nestled comfortably along the shores of gorgeous Lake Mohave in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, this hideaway is only a short drive from Laughlin and an hour from Las Vegas. For those who love the outdoors, it offers tremendous opportunity for watersports and relaxation along the 67 miles that make up the lake's shoreline. For families who are searching for vacation opportunities away from the hustle and bustle of ocean beaches, a Cottonwood Cove houseboat rental is the perfect alternative

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Reboot May 2016

Category: Newsletter

Break out your smartphone and head out to a National Park and take your #MyNatureSelfie! At Forever Resorts we are celebrating the National Park Service’s 100 years of operation by providing everyone a chance to win a weekly, monthly, and grand prize when you take a picture of yourself at a National Park or National Recreation Area. The grand prize will be announced on August 25th and you will be eligible to win a 2-night stay at any of our participating Forever Resorts locations.

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Love the Lake You're On: Houseboat Adventures

Category: Houseboat Tips

All vacations are not created equal, and once you spend a few days or even a week aboard a rented houseboat on gorgeous Lake Powell, Lake Mohave, or Lake Mead, you'll understand this statement. Time spent on the water, whether you're fishing for catfish, practicing your high dives, or just reading your favorite book, adds years to your life. If you're someone who enjoys the water, take time to research the best lakes for houseboating before you book your next vacation.

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