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Things to Do at Lake Conroe


Lake Conroe sits 50 miles to the north of the beautiful city of Houston in eastern Texas. The artificial lake was created in 1973 when the west fork of the San Jacinto River was dammed by the San Jacinto River Authority, the City of Houston, and the Texas Water Development Board. By October of that year, […]

Lakes in Arizona for Boating


Many people make the mistake of assuming that the beautiful American Southwest doesn’t offer many boating opportunities, but this is completely wrong. There are hundreds of rivers and lakes here, especially in Arizona. Arguably, one of the best and most comfortable ways to enjoy the dry and hot desert is on a boat in the […]

Lake Havasu Restaurants on the Water


Lake Havasu is a popular destination in Arizona set along the Colorado River, offering boaters many opportunities to explore the area. Many enjoy grabbing a bite to eat in town before heading out on the water, while others like to get out early and dock their boat for lunch, dinner, or a quick snack and […]

The Best Canyon Lake Water Activities


Canyon Lake is located in the mountains an hour east of Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona. The construction made this artificial 900-acre reservoir of the Mormon Flat Dam on the Salt River. It’s tucked away in Tonto National Forest and is a hotspot amongst local Arizonians and tourists alike. Explore Canyon Lake Boat Rentals Canyon Lake […]

Lake Havasu Marinas

Before outlining the best marinas on Lake Havasu, it is important to understand the unique history of Lake Havasu and why it is such a popular place to go boating.  History of Lake Havasu City Lake Havasu City was established in 1963 by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors as a planned community. The city […]

Best Boating Destinations in Florida


1. The Florida Keys With more than 1,700 islands, the Florida Keys is a boater’s paradise. The area is known for its crystal clear turquoise waters and dramatic sunsets. It is a big area to explore, extending from Biscayne National Park to more than 125 miles to Key West. Every island has its own story. […]

A Guide To Snorkeling in Tampa 


If you plan to visit Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, or any part of the Tampa Bay region, you should consider snorkeling the bay or on the Gulf Coast. This area allows one to snorkel from the shore, in the bay, or by boat out in the ocean.   Tampa Beach has powdery white sand that is […]

Marinas on Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake has an ideal location between San Antonio and Austin. It is also close to many great places, like Spring Branch, New Braunfels, and Bulverde. The lake has a shoreline that measures more than 80 miles and has more than 8,200 square acres of water to explore. This makes it one of the largest […]

8 Best Locations to Celebrate the Summer Sailstice with Boatsetter


It’s nearly summer again, and with that comes the summer solstice (June 21). But don’t forget the Summer Sailstice, a celebration of sailing held right around this time every year. Founded by sailor John Arndt over 20 years ago, Summer Sailstice is designed to get people out on the water for a festive weekend of […]

Marinas on Lake Conroe

Lake Conroe in Texas has more than 412,000 acres of water and 150 miles of shoreline. Boaters can enjoy several marinas in the area, all with great amenities. The Palms Marina on Lake Conroe This full-service marina offers everything from valet service, dry storage to wet slips, a gas dock, a ship store, and more. […]