Bringing Families Together

Houseboat traditions run strong with Forever Resorts

Published online: Apr 21, 2006 News
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Houseboating, an old vacation idea, popular with many families in the '60s, has since been revised into a great getaway to reconnect with family and enjoy a relaxing, stress free vacation. Now there's one vacation that will please children, looking for fun-filled days, and their parents who seek a restful getaway. Houseboating brings families together in a unique, bonding experience.

Forever Resorts (, the respected leader in houseboat vacation rentals, has modernized the houseboat of today to include many comforts you'd expect to find in a vacation home; TV, stereo, gas grill, full kitchen, queen bedrooms, bathrooms, linens, towels and central air conditioning and heat. Plus, one feature not usually found in vacation homes - a waterslide off the upper deck!

The experience of houseboating goes beyond just the boat. It has become a tradition with many, which weaves the commonplace vacation into vivid memories. From exploring the serenity of the lake to the excitement of playing captain of your own boat, a houseboat vacation provides an outdoor adventure that allows you to reconnect, relax and spend quality time with each other.

When Forever Resorts asked recent vacationers their favorite part about houseboating, the company received many answers. But one commonality rang true; families revealed houseboating is truly a magical experience and they plan on returning to have that vacation experience again and again.

Houseboat rentals can be found in many waterways of the United States. Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada and Don Pedro Lake in California are two popular destinations for houseboating.

About Forever Resorts
Forever Resorts has operated properties in national parks, recreation areas, national forests, and other vacation destinations since 1981. Forever Resorts encompasses 62 properties worldwide and is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. The company has significant experience in lodging, food service, retail operations, marinas, houseboat manufacturing and rentals. Forever Resorts was the first multi-site marina, hospitality, and lodging operator in the
United States to earn the International Organization for Standards ISO 14001 certification for all its domestic operations. By 2006 twenty-four Forever Resorts properties were accepted into EPA National Environmental Performance Track for environmental excellence. For more information visit


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