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.

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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Marina Boat Rentals: Special Offers


If you’re thinking about taking out one of our marina boat rentals for a great time on the water then take advantage of one of our four different special offers. Here’s a rundown of some great deals available now, from our ‘Call-in Secret Special’ to our ‘American Heroes Discount’ and more.

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Vacation Rental With Boat | Delicious Recipes

Category: Houseboat Tips

If you have never cooked on a houseboat before, meal planning for a vacation rental with a boat might seem a little overwhelming. The truth is no one should be intimidated about cooking on a houseboat. At Forever Houseboats, all of our boats include fully stocked kitchens and a grill outside on the main level so you can prepare almost any meal on our houseboats that you could at home just so long as you come prepared. We love simple and convenient meals because they leave more time for swimming, exploring, and relaxing. Here are two of our favorite easy and delicious recipes that you can prepare on your houseboat vacation.

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Rent A Boat House | ADA Accommodations

Category: Houseboat Vacations

At Forever Houseboats, we strive to make our houseboat rentals accessible to everyone. If you, or a member of your party, have special accessibility needs, you can rent a houseboat from us that will meet your requirements. Happily, that houseboat happens to be the best in our fleet: the 75’ XTreme.

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Best Houseboats | 50’ Forever

Category: Houseboat Vacations

New houseboaters often ask which models are the best houseboats. At Forever Resorts, we believe the answer to that question is as unique as your vacation. Since we only rent top-of-the-line houseboats with popular amenities from our Forever fleet, we can honestly say that the best houseboat is the one that is right for you, your group, and your vacation. In fact, our smallest houseboat, the 50’ Forever, has plenty of amazing features and may just be the right choice if you have a smaller group.

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Best Places To Rent A Houseboat | Green Boating

Category: Houseboat Tips

Looking for the best places to rent a houseboat? In addition to the location, water temperature, and available houseboat models, many houseboaters are now paying attention to the environmental impact of the individual marinas. At Forever Houseboats, we are honored to partner with the National Parks Service to provide marina rentals within the National Parks system. We believe this unique opportunity comes with the responsibility to protect and preserve the parks where we operate.

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Reboot August 2016

Category: Newsletter

This month we are heading to Texas to celebrate the 50th Work Anniversary of one of our favorite employees, taking a road trip up Highway 89, discovering the Old West at Mormon Lake Lodge, and much more!
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