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.

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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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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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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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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The Best Houseboats for your Family Reunion

Category: Houseboat Vacations

When you’re planning your next family reunion, consider taking to the water on a Lake Powell houseboat. Forever Houseboats has some of the best houseboats available and most of our models can comfortably sleep 12, so there is room for everyone in your clan.

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Ready to Rent a Houseboat?

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Anyone can houseboat! True, it might be intimidating at first to get behind the helm of a 36,000 pound, 50 feet long luxury vessel, but don’t worry because when you rent a houseboat from Forever Houseboats you rent houseboat knowledge too. We’ll give you all the instruction you’ll need to successfully captain your home on the lake.

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Rent a Houseboat for Your Fishing Adventure

Category: Fishing Adventures

Lakes Mead, Mohave, and Powell offer some of the best fishing around. All three are well stocked with bass, bluegill (sunfish), northern pike, and more. Lakes Powell and Mohave are also known for their rainbow trout. Rent a houseboat for your fishing vacation and you’ve got yourself a floating platform to access all the best fishing sites. Here’s how to prepare for your houseboat fishing vacation.

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De-stress and Relax with a Luxury Houseboat Vacation

Category: Houseboat Vacations

When looking out over a body of water it’s hard not to feel its calming effects as it brings a feeling of peace. If your goal is to completely de-stress and unwind on your next vacation, look no further; a luxury houseboat puts you literally on the water with so many stress-releasing amenities at your disposal. We think you’ll agree that, for rest and rejuvenation, there’s no better way to go.

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Luxury Houseboat Vacation | Worth Repeating!

Category: Houseboat Vacations

What’s so addicting about luxury houseboat vacations that keep people coming back? We thought we’d take a closer look to see what makes houseboat vacations so appealing, and in the process, give those of you who are new to luxury houseboat rentals some idea of what all the fun is about.

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Reboot April 2016

Category: Newsletter

This month we are shining our Property Spotlight on Parry Lodge in Kanab, Utah. Parry Lodge was founded in 1931 by the dynamic Parry trio Whit, Chaunce, and Gron and managed to create their own little Hollywood...

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Honeymoon Houseboat for Two

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Newlyweds often take cruises for their honeymoon, but why settle for a room when you can have the whole boat to yourself? At Forever Houseboats, we believe that a houseboat for two is a perfect way to spend a honeymoon. You have all the amenities that our luxury houseboats offer plus unparalleled scenery and the pleasure of making your first vacation as a married couple all your own.

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Houseboat Rentals and Water Levels

Category: Houseboat Tips

Vacationers interested in houseboat rentals may be wondering about the water levels this time of year. Despite recent dry conditions, we are happy to report that water levels at Lakes Mead, Mohave, and Powell are still in great shape for an upcoming houseboat vacation. As a matter of fact, even though water levels are not at a record high, houseboat rentals continue to thrive. Current conditions have even revealed previously hidden treasures, like the flooded town of St. Thomas at Lake Mead.

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Waterways - March 2016 Edition

Category: Newsletter

Our property spotlight this month is on Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina at Lake Mohave. We love Cottonwood Cove because of all that it has to offer from Houseboat Rentals to the RV Park as well as the amazing staff that keeps Cottonwood Cove running strong every day. Situated on beautiful Lake Mohave near Laughlin, Nevada, Cottonwood Cove has many adventures, like Houseboating and power boating, for waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing and kneeboarding, as well as kayaking and canoeing.

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