A Family Affair

Not your average Fourth of July

Published online: May 29, 2013 Feature Gini McKain
Viewed 2230 time(s)

We tend to think the Fourth of July is about family and friends, but in Malletts Bay in Vermont, just off of Lake Champlain, the summer holiday truly is about family and friends and then some. In the Trahan family, between three brothers there are 30 children and to them it's all about enjoying the time to be together.



Read the entire story about this family's not-your-typical celebration on page 30 of the July/August issue of Houseboat Magazine.

Not a subscriber? No worries! Click here to subscribe today and keep up on all things houseboating! 

You Might Also Be Interested In...

May 01, 2015

Back Deck Recipes For Spring!

With spring well and truly here, we wanted to share with you a few of our favorite recipes.
April 24, 2015

Party Time Is Racing Towards Us

It’s called “the greatest two minutes in sports” for a reason.
April 17, 2015

Simple Ways To Update: Part 1

There are two different kinds of interior decorating. Both projects can lead to great satisfaction for the boat owner.
April 10, 2015

These Folks Have Got You Covered

If you’re headed to the cool, glittering waters of Lake Cumberland, Ken., you’re sure to be serviced by the best of people.
April 03, 2015

NFL Game Time

The contented mumbling and the occasional splash of feeding ducks awakened us about the same time the bright September sun lit up the starboard side of the Gibson...
March 23, 2015

Attempting The Great Loop

Have you ever toyed with the possibility of houseboating along the Great Loop?
Follow us on Facebook!   Follow us on Instagram!   Follow us on Pinterest!   Follow us on YouTube!