Houseboating Orientation Videos

Get ready for your first houseboat vacation, or get ready before your next one, with some of our helpful houseboating videos below. If you have any additional questions about your houseboating vacation, be sure to call the property you'll be vacationing at or keep your questions on hand for them when you arrive for your trip.




What to Bring

Unsure on what exactly to bring on your houseboat vacation? Check out the video below with some packing recommendations as well as tips and tricks for meal preparation. 





Starting the Engines

Operating the engine is fairly straightforward, and anyone with a valid driver's license can do so. See our video below for all the steps you need to know. 




Rules of the Road

Before you get underway, you'll need to know the basics and some important navigational tips.




Houseboat Safety

Safety is your #1 priority on the lake. Take a look at what you can do to make sure you and your crew have a fun and safe outing. 




In Case of an Emergency

Here's a great review of what to do in case of an emergency while you are on the water.




Houseboating and the Environment

For many of us, the very best thing about houseboating is the remarkable scenery that surrounds us in some of American's most beautiful and fragile vacation destinations. At Forever Resorts, we're doing everything we can to protect the environment, by building houseboats that are greener and safer.




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American Heroes Discount

To obtain this discount (credit before taxes), renter must present valid documentation upon arrival and check in. (Not required to be the primary name on the invoice)

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