Is Lake Powell The Best Place To Rent A Houseboat?

Lake Powell may be the best place to rent a houseboat if you're looking to combine recreation options with the majesty of this area's natural beauty. From the spectacular scenery to the sunny weather to the incredible beaches, there’s a lot to love about Lake Powell. Here are a few reasons we things Lake Powell is one of the most ideal houseboat destinations.


Lake Powell is one of the best stocked lakes out there. You can fish year-round, and there's always incredible opportunity to reel something in. Among the available fish here, you'll find smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, striped bass, crappie, and bluegill, just to name a few. If there’s a particular fish you’re after, make sure to check the best times of the year to catch them. If you’re after striped bass, you’ll want to come from July through October. The summer months are also the best time if you want to catch some bluegill.


When it comes to the views, Lake Powell provides miles and miles of spectacular sites. It truly is a one-of-a-kind place. Magnificent red rocks rise up out of the lake for many hundreds of feet. Slot canyons twist and bend in surprising ways. Breathtaking buttes dominate the background. And one of the largest natural bridges on earth is located right at Lake Powell. As you glide along the blue water gazing at this world of wonder, you’ll think to yourself that you’ve picked the best place to rent a houseboat.

Water Sports

Visitors with an appetite for exhilaration also love Lake Powell. Jet skis and powerboats are extremely popular, as are tubing and wakeboarding. With the expansive area of Lake Powell, there are big open spaces to race around, like Padre Bay. You can also explore some scenic offshoots such as Crosby Canyon or Face Canyon, among many others. Lake Powell boasts over 96 slot canyons.

When you're ready to book your houseboat vacation, visit us at Forever Houseboats. We’re located at the Antelope Point marina. For adventure, beauty, and relaxation, we think you'll agree that Lake Powell is just about the best place to rent a houseboat. (Of course, we’re also partial to Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, too!). Call us at 1-800-255-5561 to book your houseboat adventure today!