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.

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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Lake Powell Houseboating | Gateway to Exploring Canyons

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Lake Powell houseboating can help you explore the numerous canyons in these beautiful waters. Lake Powell has 96 named canyons that vary in size, scenery, and accessibility. Many of these canyons are only accessible via water, which is one of the many reasons Lake Powell houseboating is one of the best vacations in the country. Three of our favorite Lake Powell canyons are Rainbow Bridge Canyon, Antelope Canyon, and Navajo Canyon.

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Marina Boat Rentals | Sun Safety Tips

Category: Houseboat Vacations

At Forever Houseboats, we offer marina boat rentals at the top houseboat destinations in the Southwestern United States, where the sun is in full bloom. There is nothing more relaxing than hearing the waves against the boat while lounging on the sun deck of a luxury houseboat, but without proper sun protection on said houseboat, it doesn’t take long for sun damage to creep in, resulting in a nasty burn. The combination of direct sunlight and reflected sunlight from the water’s surface can cause sun damage and painful sunburns. Here are some helpful tips to stay protected as you enjoy your next houseboating adventure.

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Lakes with Houseboat Rentals | A Dynamic Classroom for Kids

Category: Houseboat Vacations

The end of summer is fast-approaching, but there is still time to explore many beautiful parks and lakes with houseboat rentals. At Forever Houseboats, we are proud to be one of the selected vendors trusted to offer houseboat rentals within the boundaries of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The stunning beauty of the lakes with houseboat rentals located within national parks will delight adults and kids alike.

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Houseboat Rentals | Lake Powell’s Namesake

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Lake Powell is one of the most popular lakes in the country for houseboat rentals. Although many outdoor enthusiasts know that the lake was named after John Wesley Powell, most don’t know very much about this patriot who was fascinated by exploring.

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Spotting Wildlife from Your Lake Powell Boat

Category: Houseboating and Widlife

A Lake Powell boat is the best place to catch a glimpse of the variety of animals that populate the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Although the desert is an unlikely place to search for wildlife, Lake Powell and the Colorado River serve as a vital water source for many animals to flock to while migrating. Birds, reptiles, and fish are some of the most abundant wildlife in Glen Canyon that you will be able to admire from your Lake Powell boat. Don’t forget your binoculars!

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Best Houseboat Lakes | Fossils of Lake Mead

Category: Houseboat Lake History

Today, Lake Mead is one of the best houseboat lakes in the country, but it was once part of a much larger ancient sea. We know this because of the area's astounding geological features. In fact, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area preserves one of the most complete and longest geologic records of any United States national park. Within Lake Mead’s National Recreation Area’s 1.5 million acres, visitors can see geological features spanning nearly two billion years of history.

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Best Lakes For Houseboats | Best Hikes At Lake Mead

Category: Houseboating and Widlife

Lake Mead is one of the best lakes for houseboats in the southwestern United States. With over 1.5 million acres, however, Lake Mead National Recreation Area includes far more than the lake itself. In addition to houseboating, hiking is a favorite activity of visitors at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. In fact, one of Lake Mead’s most popular hiking trails was recently awarded a national designation. Thanks to the stunning natural scenery of Lake Mead, amazing hiking trails are abundant. Here are our top two favorite hiking trails near our Callville Bay Resort.

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