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.

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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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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Houseboat Rentals Nevada | Wet Weather Great for Lake Mead

Category: Houseboat Tips

Some people may think that houseboat rentals in Nevada will be adversely affected by wet weather, but Nevada residents and houseboat fans have news for you. Wet weather is actually a boon to Lake Mead and can impact the lake’s water levels for years to come.

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Houseboat Information | Enjoy Mild Winter Weather on Lake Powell

Category: Houseboat Vacations

If the thought of houseboating in the winter gives you cold feet, here is some winter houseboat information on Lake Powell to warm you up to the idea. At Forever Houseboats, our fleet of modern houseboats are designed for year-round use. Fully equipped with heating, a kitchen, and indoor and outdoor dining areas, our houseboats are as comfortable in January as they are in July. Still not sure?

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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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Things to Do on Lake Mohave | Houseboat Lakes

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Year-round sunshine and mild winter temperatures make Lake Mohave one the best houseboat lakes to check out during the cooler months. That's not to say it doesn't get chilly. From December through February, the average daily temperature is in the 40s. But if you are escaping a bitter and snowy winter, temperatures in the mid-40s can feel like a warm and refreshing escape. There are several things you can do in and around Lake Mohave that are better in the fall and winter than in the summertime.

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Reboot October 2016

Category: Newsletter

Take a trip to a number of our different properties in this month's Reboot Newsletter and find out what has been happening at Forever Resorts.
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Houseboat Adventures: Scuba Diving in Lake Mead

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Are you up for a houseboat adventure? If so, then go scuba diving during your next houseboat vacation! At Forever Houseboats, we have always known Lake Mead as one of the best houseboat lakes in the Southwest and an ideal place for scuba diving. From gypsum reefs to a submerged B-29 bomber, there is so much waiting to be explored beneath the pristine, glassy surface of Lake Mead.

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Houseboat Holidays Fun in the Fall

Category: Houseboat Tips

Autumn is the perfect time for houseboat holidays. Although the summer is popular for houseboat rentals, the fall is a great time to be out on the lake. Thanksgiving is one of the more popular houseboat holidays on Lake Mead, as temperatures usually hit a soothing 68 degrees during November. Although the temperature can dip into the 30s at night, the average temperature for this area during in autumn is 53 degrees. This is perfect for a relaxing houseboat cruise.

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Modern Houseboat Rentals for Everyone

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Modern houseboat rentals offer something for every budget and style. Whether you're a lone adventurer searching for a few days of seclusion on the lake or are looking to book a party boat for 10 of your closest friends, Forever Houseboats proudly offers a full range of rental options you're going to love.

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Houseboat Rentals and the Danger of Mines

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Lake Mead Recreation Area is a beautiful and fascinating place to explore with houseboat rentals. But when you disembark for a day of land exploration, be sure to avoid the many abandoned mines in the area.

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Boat Rentals with Style

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Finding the right vacation for you and your family can be difficult if you’re trying to accommodate your spouse, your children, and yourself. When you take your family out to the water for a houseboat vacation, you won’t have to worry about not having enough rooms to take care of your crew. Our 60-foot Eagle is one of the best boat rentals Forever Houseboats has to offer. With comfortable sleeping accommodations for 10 and top deck amenities, this boat rental is perfect for your next vacation or family gathering.

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Best Houseboating Lakes | Lake Mead & Lake Mohave

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Lake Mohave and Lake Mead are the best houseboating lakes located within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Whether you want to relax, explore, or do some sportfishing, these lakes offer it all. At Forever Houseboats, we want to exceed your expectations and give you the best houseboating experience.

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Houseboat Rental Cost Made Affordable

Category: Houseboat Vacations

A houseboat rental cost is not something only the rich can afford; in fact, you may be surprised at just how affordable it can be to rent a houseboat with Forever Houseboats. When considering a houseboat vacation, it is tempting to compare houseboat rental costs to the cost of accommodations, but it is important to remember that your houseboat is more than just a place to sleep. That is why it is more accurate to compare the houseboat rental cost to the accommodations and entertainment costs of other vacation options. Here are a few tips to make every houseboat rental cost affordable.

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Best Houseboat Rentals for Fall Adventures

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Forever Houseboats offers the best houseboat rentals all year-round, including in the fall, so let the fun continue after Labor Day! The weather and water temperatures at our Arizona and Nevada marinas stay warm enough for swimming far into the fall season. Autumn often includes opportunities to obtain amazing deals on the best houseboat rentals available. At Forever Houseboats, we make it easy to keep the good times on the water going with our Forever Fall Adventure Bundle. This amazing deal is available at three of our most popular Forever Houseboats houseboating marinas.

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