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.

​Houseboat Vacation Games For Kids

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If you have any concern that kids might get a bit bored while on a houseboat vacation, you won’t have to on a Forever Houseboat! At Forever Houseboats, we rent houseboats to families with kids of all ages throughout the year and know that fun abounds for everyone. Of course, we realize that swimming, splashing, and sliding down the waterslide are often all it takes to keep kids happy for hours. But some days, you might need to change things up a bit. Here are a few fun and easy games for kids to liven up your family houseboat adventure.

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​Comet Gazing From Your Houseboat

Category: Houseboat Vacations

The American Southwest provides some of the best stargazing and opportunities for comet viewing in the country. Looking to the night sky from a houseboat on a lake, far from street lamps and illuminated buildings, is breathtaking while innumerable stars blanket the sky and the arms of the Milky Way stretch out like wispy clouds. This February, if you know what to look for, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to see a comet from one of our Forever Houseboats with nothing but a pair of binoculars.

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Houseboat Lunches | Beyond Burgers & Hot Dogs

Category: Houseboat Tips

Meal planning and preparation for a houseboat vacation can seem daunting. As a result, it can be easy to simply follow the path of least resistance for lunches and load up on hot dogs and hamburgers. While there’s nothing wrong with burgers and hotdogs, they don’t have to be your only option. Here are some additional suggestions to help you change up your houseboating lunch menu with ease.

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South Lake Powell Houseboating & Hiking

Category: Houseboat Vacations

The days are getting longer and spring is fast approaching, and that means that Spring Break is just around the corner! Of course, this is a fantastic time of year to rent a houseboat from our Antelope Point Marina on Lake Powell.

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One Boat Or Two For Your Large Group?

Category: Houseboat Tips

Houseboating is a fun and relaxing way to spend a group vacation. Whether for a family reunion, multi-family vacations, or even just a getaway with a group of friends, the first thing you need to decide is whether you will rent one or two houseboats. We’ve compiled a few tips help you determine how many houseboats will be right for your group vacation.

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4 Important Tips For Safe Boating

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Renting a houseboat is a fun way to vacation with family and friends. If you are new to houseboating, chances are you have some questions. At Forever Houseboats, we believe the two most important things to remember out on the water are to stay safe and have fun. Of course, when you’re on a houseboat with good company, fun happens naturally; safety, on the other hand, is necessary to keep those fun times last. Here are our top safe houseboating tips:

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Where Can You Houseboat in February?

Category: Houseboat Vacations

During the month of February, much of the United States finds itself in the icy clutches of winter. In the southwestern part of the country, however, February offers abundant sunshine and temperatures that can climb into the comfortable 60s. As a result, recreational lakes in the southwest are perfect for February houseboat vacations. At Forever Houseboats, we are proud to offer year-round houseboat rentals on some of the best lakes for houseboating in February.
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Top 4 Winter Houseboat Activities

Category: Houseboat Tips

When most people think of things to do on a houseboat vacation, they immediately imagine swimming and other summer activities. But did you know that there are activities that can be enjoyed on a houseboat vacation no matter what time of year, even in winter? If you’re shaking your head in disbelief, check out the following options:
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Your Next Vacation: Lake Mead or Lake Mohave?

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Lake Mead National Recreation Area is home to two scenic houseboating lakes: Lake Mead and Lake Mohave. Despite their proximity to one another, however, each lake offers a distinctly different houseboating experience. We’ve put together a short overview of each lake to help you determine which one is right for your next houseboat vacation.
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Valentine Dinner For Two

Category: Special Houseboating Events

A romantic houseboat getaway is a perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. But don’t feel like being on a houseboat means you are limited to grilling hot dogs for dinner. At Forever Houseboats, every single model in our Forever Fleet comes with a fully equipped kitchen, including a full-size range and oven, as well as gas BBQ grill. You’ll have all the tools to need to create an elegant dinner that is sure to impress your sweetie.

To give you some ideas, here is a simple, yet elegant Valentine’s Day menu, complete with recipes that can be easily made on a houseboat:

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Winter Activities On Lake Mead

Category: Houseboat Vacations

More than seven million people visit Lake Mead National Recreation Area annually. It is one of the ten most-visited United States National Park Service sites. While the majority of park guests visit during the summer months, winter visitors may feel as though they have the entire lake to themselves. The decreased boat traffic and mild temperatures may be reason enough to check out Lake Mead in the winter, but there not the only reasons.

At Forever Houseboats, our Callville Bay Marina location offers a variety of houseboat options that are perfect for any of your favorite Lake Mead winter activities.
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Planning Your Lake Powell Houseboat Vacation

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Spring break is fast approaching and there is no better place to spend it than on the water. With a Lake Powell houseboat rental from Forever Houseboats, you can enjoy all the comforts of home while vacationing on one of the best houseboating lakes in the United States. If this is your first houseboat vacation, it’s time to get planning.
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Romantic Houseboat Lakes For Your Valentine’s Celebration

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to escape on a romantic getaway with your sweetheart. We might be a little biased, but at Forever Houseboats, we believe there’s nowhere quite as ideal for romance as a houseboat on one of these three scenic lakes in the American southwest.

 
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Top 3 Reasons To Rent A Houseboat

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Lake Powell is one of the most popular houseboating lakes in the United States. The year-round sunshine, astounding scenery, and of course the lake itself, draw over 3 million visitors every year.

On average, visitors to Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area stay 4-5 days, the longest of any national park. One of the main reasons they do is largely due to the appeal of houseboating on Lake Powell. Find out why visitors stay on the lake as long as they do with these top 3 reasons to rent a houseboat on Lake Powell:
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When To Book Your Houseboat Vacation

Category: Houseboat Vacations

In the southwestern United States, houseboating is a year-round activity. At Forever Houseboats, we offer houseboat rentals on some of the nation’s most beautiful scenic waterways all year long. From the warm, sunny days of summer to the quiet stillness of the lake in winter, each season on a houseboat has an appeal all its own.
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Winter Houseboat Vacation Packages

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Winter on the water is one of the best-kept secrets of houseboating. The fishing is fantastic and there is a quiet serenity to be found on a popular lake when boat traffic is at a minimum.

As an added bonus, there are often amazing deals to be found with winter houseboat vacation packages. At Forever Houseboats, we offer year-round houseboating on some of the nation’s most spectacular waterways, including Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, and Lake Powell. Here are two of our best packages to consider for your winter houseboat vacation. 

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Why Winter is the Best Time for a Houseboat Trip

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Summer is the most popular season for houseboat trips. In fact, a lot of people don’t even realize that houseboat rentals are available in the winter. But winter on the water is one of the best-kept secrets of houseboating. At Forever Houseboats, we offer year-round rentals on some of the best houseboating lakes in the country.

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Winter Houseboat Destinations

Category: Houseboat Tips

There’s no reason to wait until summer to rent a houseboat. Thanks to mild year-round temperatures, some of the best recreational lakes in the Southwestern United States offer houseboat rentals throughout the winter.

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Brunch on the Water | Houseboats for Rent

Category: Houseboat Tips

With houseboats for rent on the top lakes in the country, we at Forever Houseboats know that the secret for onboard meals is to keep it simple. But simple doesn't have to mean boring.

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Packing for your Winter Houseboat Vacation

Category: Houseboat Tips

At Forever Houseboats, we offer rentals for winter houseboat vacations on some of the best recreational lakes in the Southwestern United States. Although most houseboating basics remain the same regardless of the season, your packing list for a winter trip will be a bit different than it would be for a summer trip.

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Cottonwood Cove: Houseboating Harbor Perfect for Private Parties

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Although there are a few different houseboating harbors on Lake Mohave, Cottonwood Cove Resort and Marina offers far more than just a dock. Located less than an hour from Las Vegas, Cottonwood Cove is a full-service resort and marina on the shore of Lake Mohave. With a private meeting room and professional café staff, Cottonwood Cove is the perfect place for your next private party or corporate event.

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Glen Canyon, Home to Lake Powell

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Renting a Lake Powell houseboat is one of the most popular recreational activities at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Spanning across 1.25 million acres, Glen Canyon is home to Lake Powell and so much more. In fact, even though Lake Powell is Glen Canyon’s most well-known feature, it takes up less than 15 percent of the National Recreation Area.

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Year-Round Boat Rental at Antelope Point Marina

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Summer is often seen as the prime season to get out on the water and go boating. However, at Forever Houseboats, we are proud to offer year-round boat rentals on Lake Powell. Some marinas only operate seasonally, but at Antelope Point Marina, you can rely on amenities such as full-service dining, shopping, and houseboat-specific amenities, every month of the year.

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Enjoy Christmas Ham on the Best Lakes in Winter

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, and Lake Powell are the best lakes in winter for houseboating. In fact, every year, more families are choosing to spend their holidays on a houseboat on one of these three southwestern lakes.

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Reboot December 2016

Category: Newsletter

It's time to give back this holiday season at Forever Resorts! Read more about what is happening at Forever Resorts this December.

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