Houseboating on Lake Mead

Road Trip To Lake Mead
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
by L. Bremner of

Housboat and motor boat on sandy beach at Lake Mead.
Houseboat and motor boat on sandy beach at Lake Mead.

Exploring the desert has been a long-time fascination and passion of my Dad’s.  He would take the family on trips to remote parts of the desert in search of gold, lost treasure or to just explore the harsh, yet beautiful desert landscapes.  He has boated on Lake Mojave near Laughlin, NV and he took an auto tour around Lake Powell several years ago.  The one desert lake that he had not yet explored was Lake Mead near Las Vegas, NV.  One of his bucket list vacations has been to rent a houseboat for a long weekend on one of the big lakes along the Colorado River, so he decided to invite the family to join him for a weekend on Lake Mead. [Read more…]