Top Go-To Spots for Boating

Oh the places you will go! We asked our fans on social media where they like to go boating. Find out what they said were the hottest spots to visit.

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  • Lake George, NY

    Giovanni says, "Lake George, NY! I love visiting the Adirondacks!" Situated in New York's protected region of mountains and forest, Lake George provides the scenery and fishing that boating enthusiasts dream of.
  • Lake Austin, TX

    Chris says, "If you're a boater in Texas, you've got to check out Lake Austin. Great place to boat, waterski, fish, and lounge on the shore!" Located in the heart of the state capital, the area offers a variety of restaurants and lakefront shops for the whole family.
  • Three Rooker Island, FL

    Abbey says, "Spending the day at Three Rooker Island is the best!"  Local boaters and nesting seabirds alike flock to this ever-changing island that is only accessible by boat.
  • Two MarineMax Vacations power catamarans docked in the British Virgin Islands

    British Virgin Islands

    Joe says, "The British Virgin Islands! It's the best place for a boating vacation, especially with MarineMax Vacations!" These tropical islands offer unmatched natural beauty and activities for everyone.
  • Lake of the Ozarks, MO

    Bob says, "Lake of the Ozarks is heaven on earth!" This man-made lake in the heart of Missouri is a popular destination for fishing and watersports, surrounded by rolling hills, a vibrant forest, and charming small towns.
  • Treasure Island, FL

    Maria says, "Nothing better than fishing and cruising with the family at Treasure Island!" The tropical climate of Florida's Tampa Bay area makes Treasure Island the ideal boating destination, no matter the time of year. 
  • Detroit Lakes, MN

    Kelly says, "Detroit Lakes in Minnesota are one of the best boating spots in the Midwest!" With plenty of boat launches, rentals, and marinas providing easy access to the water, there is fun to be had for every type of boater.
  • Boats on Lake Okoboji at night

    West Lake Okoboji, IA

    Lance says, "Lake Okoboji is beautiful and you can even stop by Arnolds Park!" This spring-fed lake, the deepest in Iowa, is known for its gorgeous blue water that's perfect for watersports and fishing.
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