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 Vacation Packages

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Winter on the water is one of the best-kept secrets of houseboating. The fishing is fantastic and there is a quiet serenity to be found on a popular lake when boat traffic is at a minimum.

As an added bonus, there are often amazing deals to be found with winter houseboat vacation packages. At Forever Houseboats, we offer year-round houseboating on some of the nation’s most spectacular waterways, including Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, and Lake Powell. Here are two of our best packages to consider for your winter houseboat vacation. 

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Cottonwood Cove: Houseboating Harbor Perfect for Private Parties

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Although there are a few different houseboating harbors on Lake Mohave, Cottonwood Cove Resort and Marina offers far more than just a dock. Located less than an hour from Las Vegas, Cottonwood Cove is a full-service resort and marina on the shore of Lake Mohave. With a private meeting room and professional café staff, Cottonwood Cove is the perfect place for your next private party or corporate event.

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Glen Canyon, Home to Lake Powell

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Renting a Lake Powell houseboat is one of the most popular recreational activities at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Spanning across 1.25 million acres, Glen Canyon is home to Lake Powell and so much more. In fact, even though Lake Powell is Glen Canyon’s most well-known feature, it takes up less than 15 percent of the National Recreation Area.

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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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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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Explore Historical Sites with Houseboat Rentals in AZ | Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Category: Houseboat Vacations

Take out a houseboat rental in AZ and explore some exciting historical sites like the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Incredibly, archaeologists have discovered evidence of people living in the Glen Canyon area as early as 50 A.D. Historical sites within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area are preserved for the enjoyment and education and the public.

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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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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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