Hot Fun in the Summertime!
Houseboating! The relaxing vacation that’s a little like a camping trip, with all the amenities, and a whole lot of family-friendly fun!
The long days of summer are often best spent with family and friends soaking up the sun. This can be done lounging by the pool, lying on a sandy beach, or splashing around lakeside. However, this summer we’ve all been challenged by social-distancing boundaries and limited access to some of our favorite sunny get-away locations. To cure our longing for sunshine and water, our family ‘pod’ of 8 decided to embark on one of the best ways to create a sunny vacation, while respecting social-distancing guidelines. We went on a houseboat vacation to gorgeous Lake Shasta in Northern California and actually lived on the water for a week!
We made the most of all that Lake Shasta is known for – temperate, calm waters, bright, hot days, and warm, clear nights! Our days were spent boating, fishing, knee boarding, waterskiing, tubing, and kayaking. The evenings found us venturing topside for barbecuing, games, hot-tubbing and star-gazing. The memories we made will be with us for a very long time. And, we’ve already reserved our houseboat rental for next summer’s family fun vacation.
Houseboating is an ideal adventure choice during a pandemic. Once you’ve left the dock and are underway, it’s just fun in the sun with your ‘pod’, and your ‘pod’ only!
Fall is now upon us and we’re still facing the challenges the pandemic has presented. We hope you have good memories of some summertime activities and adventures you’ve shared with your family and friends. And, our wishes and hopes are hanging on the time when we can put all of this behind us. Until then, enjoy the summer moments your shared and make the most of the fall season adventures that await.
Diane Hamilton, President/Founder, Relevé Unlimited
Outdoor Enthusiast and Houseboat Vacation Fan