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.

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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Celebrate the National Park Services' Centennial on Lake Mead

Category: Special Houseboating Events

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday at all national parks on August 25, 2016 and what better way to celebrate than to rent a houseboat on Lake Mead? You’ll not only be enjoying one of the most enjoyable national recreation areas in the U.S., but you’ll also be showing your support for a great American institution.

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Houseboat at Lake Powell | Why Kids Love It

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Houseboats and kids go together like peanut butter and jelly which is surprising in an age where young people spend all their time glued to smartphone screens. When it comes to a houseboat at Lake Powell, kids actually learn what real fun is!

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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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Renting a Houseboat | Temperatures at Lake Powell

Category: Houseboat Vacations

When renting a houseboat on Lake Powell, it’s helpful to know the weather and water temperatures throughout the year. Some like it hot in the Arizona summer and some like it cold, or at least cooler. Here’s a guide to weather and water temperatures on the lake to help you plan for your houseboat vacation.

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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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Vacation Boat Rentals | Lake Mohave Houseboats

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Vacation boat rentals are a fun way to enjoy all that Lake Mohave has to offer and our houseboat rentals put you directly on the lake. No running back and forth to hotels, your boat is your hotel! At Forever Houseboats, we want to make sure you get the most out of your vacation boat rentals. Find out how you can make your Lake Mohave houseboat vacation even more enjoyable...

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Lake Powell Houseboats | Hidden Places to Discover

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lake Powell is as vast as it is beautiful with nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline. No wonder Lake Powell houseboats are among the most popular ways to see the lake. If you’ve come to explore, we recommend the various canyons, which are filled with hidden places you can visit on Lake Powell. Here are some of our favorites:

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Fun things you can do on Lake Mead houseboats

Category: Houseboat Tips

“What’s there to do once we’re out on the lake?” That’s a common question we get from people looking to rent one of our luxury houseboats on Lake Mead; the short answer is: The choice is yours! Take it easy out on the water or channel your inner thrill seeker and kick things into high gear. The beauty of luxury houseboats is that there’s something for everyone.

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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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Lake Powell Boat Rentals | Best Fishing

Category: Fishing Adventures

Recognized as one of the top bass fisheries in America, Lake Powell is a prime fishing location. However, there are three things to know when planning your fishing expedition: 1) the best place for Lake Powell boat rentals; 2) the greatest spots for fishing; and 3) the perfect time to come.

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Houseboat Rental Options at Lake Mohave

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Ready for a relaxing vacation on Lake Mohave? With six different houseboat models available, Forever Houseboats has a variety of rental options available. When you look at our selection of houseboats, you’ll agree that houseboat rentals have come a long way. We customize our houseboats from the ground up to accommodate every need for adventurous vacationers who love and appreciate comfort and convenience.

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Lake Powell Houseboats | 5 Cool Things About Lake Powell

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lake Powell is one of the most scenic lakes in America; two million people visit here each year. Many rent Lake Powell houseboats from Forever Houseboats, one of the more popular ways to enjoy the area.

You’ve probably already done some research about Lake Powell, but there are some lesser-known aspects of the area you may not have uncovered. To help you out, here are five cool things about Lake Powell that will add to your vacation experience:

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House Boat Rentals on Lake Mead for Any Season

Category: Houseboat Tips

Houseboat rentals are a wonderful way to experience the four seasons on Lake Mead. Most think of Lake Mead only as a summer destination, but that’s not the only time to visit. Unlike many national parks, which close down for the winter, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is open year-round and so are houseboat rentals.

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Three Reasons Why Your Next Trip Should Be At The Lake

Category: Fishing Adventures

Summer is all about getting your tan on, enjoying some relaxation and having fun with your friends and family as you enjoy some free time. When the season ends, however, you might be thinking: “Where did the time go, I need one more getaway before the Fall and Winter grind!”  Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy a great vacation even when the weather turns a bit chilly. Luckily places like Forever Resorts operate a number of marinas that have year round mild temperatures, so here are three reasons why your next trip should be on the lake.

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Houseboats Then and Now

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Houseboats models have come a long way over the years, and have changed dramatically over the last few decades. Gone are the days of your grandparent’s houseboat, which, although still a fun getaway for family bonding, were barely a step up from camping. I like to enjoy everything that the outdoors has to offer, while still having some comforts from home, like when I stay on a houseboat from Forever Resorts for example. I get everything I’m looking for in one of those upgraded vessels, while still enjoying all the nostalgia to go along with it.  Let’s take a look at a brief history of houseboats to see just how much has changed over the years.

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Benefits of Early Boarding

Category: Houseboat Tips

When you’re on a houseboat, you’re there to relax and enjoy your time out on the lake, with all your worries left at home, or in the car at least. However, a bit a preparation has to go into your trip before you’re on the top deck soaking up the sun. If you’re new to houseboating or even been on a couple of trips before, we highly suggest early boarding to get your vacation started off on the right foot. Here are a few benefits of early boarding and why you should consider it for you next houseboat stay on the lake.

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Five Simple Ingredients to Make Your Houseboat Meals Easier

Category: Houseboat Tips

Houseboat trips are meant for you to take a load off and enjoy all the fun and fresh air, so the last thing you should be doing is stressing out about how to feed everyone while on your vacation. One way you can plan your meals for success is through meal prepping, so here are 5 fruits and 5 vegetables that can be prepared, including some recipes, to make your houseboat meals a breeze.

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Houseboat Trip "Must-Knows" for First-Timers

Category: Houseboat Tips

So, you’re new to houseboating and you’re probably wondering, “How do I go about planning this trip?” Houseboating is all about relaxing and having fun while you enjoy a weekend, or even a whole week on the water. However, the planning and preparation for your trip can be a bit overwhelming if you have no idea what to expect. That’s why we at Forever Resorts and our Forever Marinas are here to help so you have everything you need to start your trip. Here are some useful tips on what to expect, and what you can do to prepare for your adventure.

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August 2015 - Relax And Enjoy!

Category: Newsletter

Take a look at some swell silver linings on the desert lakes this season"  Watch a great video from CBS about uncovered treasures and history at Lake Mead.  Investigate caves and beaches at Lake Powell, and discover a full lake at Lake Mohave.

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July 2015 - Celebrate Independance

Category: Special Offers

​The freedom of the wide open waters is a great way to celebrate the 4th of July! Check into this issue for some great last minute holiday food tips.

No weekend plans yet?
Check out some last minute houseboats (there are three in California) for the weekend and also on Lake Mead (three there too!).

Sample a delicious recipe for a simple dessert that packs well and...
it's time to start thinking about Fall Houseboating!

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May 2015 - The Don't Forget Issue!

Category: Newsletter

Things change during the summer season. Plans change, fleets change, reservations change. Take a look at the possibilities that these changes might make for you and your plans.

More houseboats arrive at Lake Powell just in time for the summer season along with two dozen brand new PWCs. The theme this month is Don't Forget so take a look at tips from the experienced! Happy Houseboating!

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