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.

Houseboat Rentals and Water Levels

Category: Houseboat Tips

Vacationers interested in houseboat rentals may be wondering about the water levels this time of year. Despite recent dry conditions, we are happy to report that water levels at Lakes Mead, Mohave, and Powell are still in great shape for an upcoming houseboat vacation. As a matter of fact, even though water levels are not at a record high, houseboat rentals continue to thrive. Current conditions have even revealed previously hidden treasures, like the flooded town of St. Thomas at Lake Mead.

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Waterways - March 2016 Edition

Category: Newsletter

Our property spotlight this month is on Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina at Lake Mohave. We love Cottonwood Cove because of all that it has to offer from Houseboat Rentals to the RV Park as well as the amazing staff that keeps Cottonwood Cove running strong every day. Situated on beautiful Lake Mohave near Laughlin, Nevada, Cottonwood Cove has many adventures, like Houseboating and power boating, for waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing and kneeboarding, as well as kayaking and canoeing.

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Houseboat Rental Options at Lake Mohave


Ready for a relaxing vacation on Lake Mohave? With six different houseboat models available, Forever Houseboats has a variety of rental options available. When you look at our selection of houseboats, you’ll agree that houseboat rentals have come a long way. We customize our houseboats from the ground up to accommodate every need for adventurous vacationers who love and appreciate comfort and convenience.

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Lake Powell Houseboats | 5 Cool Things About Lake Powell

Category: Houseboat Tips

Lake Powell is one of the most scenic lakes in America; two million people visit here each year. Many rent Lake Powell houseboats from Forever Houseboats, one of the more popular ways to enjoy the area.

You’ve probably already done some research about Lake Powell, but there are some lesser-known aspects of the area you may not have uncovered. To help you out, here are five cool things about Lake Powell that will add to your vacation experience:

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Three Reasons Why Your Next Trip Should Be At The Lake

Category: Fishing Adventures

Summer is all about getting your tan on, enjoying some relaxation and having fun with your friends and family as you enjoy some free time. When the season ends, however, you might be thinking: “Where did the time go, I need one more getaway before the Fall and Winter grind!”  Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy a great vacation even when the weather turns a bit chilly. Luckily places like Forever Resorts operate a number of marinas that have year round mild temperatures, so here are three reasons why your next trip should be on the lake.

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Houseboats Then and Now



Houseboats models have come a long way over the years, and have changed dramatically over the last few decades. Gone are the days of your grandparent’s houseboat, which, although still a fun getaway for family bonding, were barely a step up from camping. I like to enjoy everything that the outdoors has to offer, while still having some comforts from home, like when I stay on a houseboat from Forever Resorts for example. I get everything I’m looking for in one of those upgraded vessels, while still enjoying all the nostalgia to go along with it.  Let’s take a look at a brief history of houseboats to see just how much has changed over the years.

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Benefits of Early Boarding

Category: Houseboat Tips

When you’re on a houseboat, you’re there to relax and enjoy your time out on the lake, with all your worries left at home, or in the car at least. However, a bit a preparation has to go into your trip before you’re on the top deck soaking up the sun. If you’re new to houseboating or even been on a couple of trips before, we highly suggest early boarding to get your vacation started off on the right foot. Here are a few benefits of early boarding and why you should consider it for you next houseboat stay on the lake.

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Five Simple Ingredients to Make Your Houseboat Meals Easier

Category: Houseboat Tips

Houseboat trips are meant for you to take a load off and enjoy all the fun and fresh air, so the last thing you should be doing is stressing out about how to feed everyone while on your vacation. One way you can plan your meals for success is through meal prepping, so here are 5 fruits and 5 vegetables that can be prepared, including some recipes, to make your houseboat meals a breeze.

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Houseboat Trip "Must-Knows" for First-Timers

Category: Houseboat Tips

So, you’re new to houseboating and you’re probably wondering, “How do I go about planning this trip?” Houseboating is all about relaxing and having fun while you enjoy a weekend, or even a whole week on the water. However, the planning and preparation for your trip can be a bit overwhelming if you have no idea what to expect. That’s why we at Forever Resorts and our Forever Marinas are here to help so you have everything you need to start your trip. Here are some useful tips on what to expect, and what you can do to prepare for your adventure.

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August 2015 - Relax And Enjoy!

Category: Newsletter

Take a look at some swell silver linings on the desert lakes this season"  Watch a great video from CBS about uncovered treasures and history at Lake Mead.  Investigate caves and beaches at Lake Powell, and discover a full lake at Lake Mohave.

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July 2015 - Celebrate Independance


​The freedom of the wide open waters is a great way to celebrate the 4th of July! Check into this issue for some great last minute holiday food tips.

No weekend plans yet?
Check out some last minute houseboats (there are three in California) for the weekend and also on Lake Mead (three there too!).

Sample a delicious recipe for a simple dessert that packs well and...
it's time to start thinking about Fall Houseboating!

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May 2015 - The Don't Forget Issue!

Category: Newsletter

Things change during the summer season. Plans change, fleets change, reservations change. Take a look at the possibilities that these changes might make for you and your plans.

More houseboats arrive at Lake Powell just in time for the summer season along with two dozen brand new PWCs. The theme this month is Don't Forget so take a look at tips from the experienced! Happy Houseboating!

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March 2015 - Taking Care of Business

Category: Newsletter

Morning Commutes, board Meetings, Family Business, Driving and Morning Traffic are all on board in this month's issue of Waterways!

Take a look at who does the "driving" on a houseboat vacation and learn the secret of the early board. Discover how a small change in the way you pilot the boat can cut your fuel consumption in half and... catch some savings on a 4 day getaway! It's all here in this month's issue!

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February 2015 - Getting Connected

Category: Newsletter

It's time to start planning for the upcoming summer season and the big questions still need to be answered:
~Who's coming?
~What should we bring?
~When are we going?
~What should we rent?

The life questions still remain too:
~Are you so connected...
~That you feel disconnected...
~From what's important?

So take a quick read in this month's issue and find the "Right Balance," look into some real "Morning Traffic," and take care of your own "Family Business!" Thanks for reading!

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