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.

Pizza & Other Surprise Houseboat Meal Ideas

Category: Houseboat Tips

Taking the time to plan your meals is one of the best ways you can prepare for a houseboat vacation. While it can be tempting to take the path of least resistance with hamburgers and hot dogs every night, it can get a bit repetitive. If you’re ready to change up your houseboat menu, look no further; at Forever Houseboats we have compiled a few fantastic houseboat meal ideas to add some tasty variety to your next houseboat vacation.

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Packing For Spring Weather On The Water


Spring brings the promise of longer days, warmer temperatures, and sometimes, unpredictable weather. When you are planning a houseboat vacation in the spring, you need to be prepared for a range of possibilities. At Forever Houseboats, we provide houseboat rentals all year long on some of our country’s most beautiful waterways. With years of experience under our belt, we know just what you’ll need to pack to have a great time on the water, no matter what spring has in store.

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​Houseboat Vacation Games For Kids


If you have any concern that kids might get a bit bored while on a houseboat vacation, you won’t have to on a Forever Houseboat! At Forever Houseboats, we rent houseboats to families with kids of all ages throughout the year and know that fun abounds for everyone. Of course, we realize that swimming, splashing, and sliding down the waterslide are often all it takes to keep kids happy for hours. But some days, you might need to change things up a bit. Here are a few fun and easy games for kids to liven up your family houseboat adventure.

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​Comet Gazing From Your Houseboat

Category: Houseboat Vacations

The American Southwest provides some of the best stargazing and opportunities for comet viewing in the country. Looking to the night sky from a houseboat on a lake, far from street lamps and illuminated buildings, is breathtaking while innumerable stars blanket the sky and the arms of the Milky Way stretch out like wispy clouds. This February, if you know what to look for, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to see a comet from one of our Forever Houseboats with nothing but a pair of binoculars.

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Houseboat Lunches | Beyond Burgers & Hot Dogs

Category: Houseboat Tips

Meal planning and preparation for a houseboat vacation can seem daunting. As a result, it can be easy to simply follow the path of least resistance for lunches and load up on hot dogs and hamburgers. While there’s nothing wrong with burgers and hotdogs, they don’t have to be your only option. Here are some additional suggestions to help you change up your houseboating lunch menu with ease.

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One Boat Or Two For Your Large Group?

Category: Houseboat Tips

Houseboating is a fun and relaxing way to spend a group vacation. Whether for a family reunion, multi-family vacations, or even just a getaway with a group of friends, the first thing you need to decide is whether you will rent one or two houseboats. We’ve compiled a few tips help you determine how many houseboats will be right for your group vacation.

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4 Important Tips For Safe Boating


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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