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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Enjoy Christmas on the Lake | Celebrating on Houseboats

Category: Houseboat Vacations

The holiday season is just around the corner find out for yourself why families across the country are celebrating on houseboats. Leave the frigid air and snow storms behind and enjoy the mild temperatures and year-long sunshine in the southwestern United States with a houseboat Christmas on Lake Powell, Lake Mohave, or Lake Mead.

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Top 3 Lakes in the Southwest | Best Places to Rent a Houseboat

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Trying to find the best places to rent a houseboat in the southwestern United States? At Forever Houseboats, we partner with the National Parks Service to bring houseboat rentals to some of the most amazing waterways in the country. We know what makes a good houseboat lake: beautiful scenery, ample coves and beaches, and plenty of open water.

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Health Benefits of Houseboating

Category: Houseboat Tips

At Forever Houseboats, we provide houseboats to rent at some of America’s most scenic and well-loved waterways. A houseboat vacation is a fun, relaxing way to reconnect with friends, family, and stunning natural scenery. And if those are not good enough reasons to look for houseboats to rent, consider the benefits it will have on your health.

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