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.

Marina Boat Rentals: Special Offers

Category: Special Offers

If you’re thinking about taking out one of our marina boat rentals for a great time on the water then take advantage of one of our four different special offers. Here’s a rundown of some great deals available now, from our ‘Call-in Secret Special’ to our ‘American Heroes Discount’ and more.

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Vacation Rental With Boat | Delicious Recipes

Category: Houseboat Tips

If you have never cooked on a houseboat before, meal planning for a vacation rental with a boat might seem a little overwhelming. The truth is no one should be intimidated about cooking on a houseboat. At Forever Houseboats, all of our boats include fully stocked kitchens and a grill outside on the main level so you can prepare almost any meal on our houseboats that you could at home just so long as you come prepared. We love simple and convenient meals because they leave more time for swimming, exploring, and relaxing. Here are two of our favorite easy and delicious recipes that you can prepare on your houseboat vacation.

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Rent A Boat House | ADA Accommodations

Category: Houseboat Vacations

At Forever Houseboats, we strive to make our houseboat rentals accessible to everyone. If you, or a member of your party, have special accessibility needs, you can rent a houseboat from us that will meet your requirements. Happily, that houseboat happens to be the best in our fleet: the 75’ XTreme.

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Best Houseboats | 50’ Forever

Category: Houseboat Vacations

New houseboaters often ask which models are the best houseboats. At Forever Resorts, we believe the answer to that question is as unique as your vacation. Since we only rent top-of-the-line houseboats with popular amenities from our Forever fleet, we can honestly say that the best houseboat is the one that is right for you, your group, and your vacation. In fact, our smallest houseboat, the 50’ Forever, has plenty of amazing features and may just be the right choice if you have a smaller group.

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Best Places To Rent A Houseboat | Green Boating

Category: Houseboat Tips

Looking for the best places to rent a houseboat? In addition to the location, water temperature, and available houseboat models, many houseboaters are now paying attention to the environmental impact of the individual marinas. At Forever Houseboats, we are honored to partner with the National Parks Service to provide marina rentals within the National Parks system. We believe this unique opportunity comes with the responsibility to protect and preserve the parks where we operate.

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Reboot August 2016

Category: Newsletter

This month we are heading to Texas to celebrate the 50th Work Anniversary of one of our favorite employees, taking a road trip up Highway 89, discovering the Old West at Mormon Lake Lodge, and much more!
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The Best Houseboat for Your Bachelor Party

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Your best friend just asked you to be the Best Man at his upcoming wedding. You want to do something great for his bachelor party because this guy deserves the best. Why not throw him a bachelor party on a houseboat?

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Packing Tips for Your Houseboat Vacation

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Once you've narrowed your choices for best lakes for houseboats, it's time to turn your attention to what to tote along. You want your houseboat vacation to be relaxing and memorable, so it's vital to know what's already been provided and what you'll be expected to bring. After all, few things are worse than getting all settled in only to realize you forgot that one thing you can't live without. 

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Houseboat Adventures That Include Your Pet

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Houseboat adventures are even better when you bring your pet along for the ride. Most dogs love the water, and they'll love you for including them in your family houseboating vacation. There are a few questions you should ask yourself and your houseboat rental service, however, before you begin packing up Fido's doggy bag. 

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Experience Nature With Lake Mead Houseboat Rentals

Category: Houseboating and Widlife

A least a hundred arguments exist as to why a vacation on a rented houseboat is superior to your traditional hotel-by-the-beach: There's less packing to do, no daily traffic to fight, no long treks to the beach with all your family's floaties in tow. But probably the biggest advantage that Lake Mead houseboat rentals have over your standard vacation is how up-close-and-personal it gets you to nature. 

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Hole in the Rock: One of Lake Powell's Many Historic Places

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Houseboating in Arizona makes for a vacation you'll never forget. Aside from the thrill of piloting your own rented houseboat along Lake Powell, you'll see wondrous, historic sites from a vantage point that most others never will. Hole in the Rock is one such attraction. 

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Lake Mead and Its Namesake, Elwood Mead

Category: Houseboat Lake History

Lake Mead house boat rentals provide the ultimate vacation experience to those who love life on the water. Lake Mead is located on the Colorado River, just southeast of Las Vegas. It's the largest reservoir in the United States, boasting 247 square miles of surface space and depths that reach a whopping 532 feet. This lake is a scenic wonder that you have to experience to believe. Whether you're in it for the fishing, or you just love the feel of the waves beneath you, Lake Mead house boat rentals offer up the perfect vacation experience.

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Fishing at Lake Mead: Striped Bass, Catfish, and Bluegills

Category: Houseboating and Wildlife

There's no other form of fishing that's quite as satisfying as that done from the comfort and convenience of a rented houseboat. Houseboat fishing lacks the long trek down to the water, there are no crowds of fishermen with which to contend, and best of all, you can wake in the early morning hours, yawn, stretch, and start fishing first on your time. You don't even have to the leave the comfort of your deck to reel in the generous striped bass, catfish and bluegills that Lake Mead provides.

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Is Lake Powell The Best Place To Rent A Houseboat?

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Lake Powell may be the best place to rent a houseboat if you're looking to combine recreation options with the majesty of this area's natural beauty. From the spectacular scenery to the sunny weather to the incredible beaches, there’s a lot to love about Lake Powell. Here are a few reasons we things Lake Powell is one of the most ideal houseboat destinations.

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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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