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.

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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Winter Houseboat Rental Tips

Category: Houseboat Tips

At Forever Houseboats, we offer houseboat rentals on some of America’s most scenic waterways all year. While our houseboats are fully equipped no matter the season, packing and preparing for a winter houseboat vacation is a little different than for a summer adventure.

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Ring in the New Year on the Water | Houseboat Rentals Nevada

Category: Houseboat Vacations

At Forever Houseboats, we are the premier houseboat rental location that Nevada locals and tourists choose for getaways on Lake Mead. As the year comes to a close, say goodbye to 2016 and usher in 2017 aboard one of our cozy and party-friendly houseboats at Callville Bay Resort and Marina. A houseboat adventure is a perfect way for couples, families, and friends to start the new year.

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Springs and Seeps of Lake Mead

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lake Mead houseboat rentals offer the best way to explore one of the largest man-made lakes in the country. Despite its location in the arid, Mohave Desert, this manmade lake is far from the only water source in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. In fact, there are over 300 individual springs throughout the park that provide water for the plant and wildlife that make their home in the dry, inhospitable climate.

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Explore Black Canyon National Water Trail | Boat Homes for Rent

Category: Houseboat Tips

Some of the Southwest’s greatest natural wonders are best explored aboard boat homes from Forever Houseboats. On Lake Mohave, there are coves and bays only accessible from the water. Some of these areas, such as the portion of the Colorado River that runs through Black Canyon, are even too small for houseboats but make a perfect day excursion during a houseboat vacation.

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It’s Time for a Getaway on Lake Mohave | Private Houseboat Rentals

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Are you new to private houseboat rentals and not sure where to start? At Cottonwood Cove Marina on Lake Mohave, our fleet includes houseboat models ranging from 50 to 70 feet. The right houseboat for your vacation depends on the size of your group and your preferred amenities. One of our most popular models, the 56-foot Getaway, is a mid-size houseboat that offers the sleeping capacity of larger models with the price and maneuverability of smaller houseboats.

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Shop and Dine at Antelope Point’s Marina Village | Houseboats in Arizona

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lake Powell is one of the most popular places to rent houseboats in Arizona. The breathtaking scenery, crystal clear water, and stunning rock walls, are unparalleled. The floating Village and Antelope Point Marina was built to complement the stunning natural beauty of the area. Complete with multiple dining options and a Market Place Store, the Village is definitely worth checking out while you are here.

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Pontoon Patio Boat or Houseboat: What’s the Difference?

Category: Houseboat Vacations

When you see a pontoon houseboat for rent you may ask yourself, “What’s the difference between a pontoon patio boat and a houseboat?” Well it pays to know since it will help you decide which best suits your needs and help you save some money.

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