There are so many beautiful places to visit during winter, it’s no wonder you’re thinking about a boating destination! Let us help you by sharing the top five winter boating destinations in the US:


Surprised? More than likely not. This beautiful state is sunny all year round. Winter is almost non-existent in the southern part! You can boat pretty much any place along Florida’s 1,350 miles of coastline. If you’re looking for a perfect winter boating destination that won’t freeze your fingers off, this is the place to be this winter. Camping is also an option in Clermont which is also the middle of 17 interconnected lakes.

Top 3 Lakes in Florida

- St Johns

- Lake Minneola

- Lake Okeechobee


California, the Golden State, has plenty of saltwater to take your boat out on. There are so many things to do in California from RV sites to fishing and hiking. You will be able to boat freely within 840 miles of coastline, talk about freedom to boat.

Top 3 Lakes in California

- Big Bear Lake

- Shaver Lake

- Lake Tahoe


Arizona is another beautiful state with moderate to warm temperatures during the winter season.There are many lakes and rivers that fill up during winter season and if you want to do some fishing you can do so at Saguaro Lake. There is over 22 miles of shoreline available.

Top 3 Lakes in Arizona

- Lake Powell

- Lake Pleasant

- Lake Havasu


If you’re looking for a more scenic winter boating destination then you should check out New York. Boating in New York, you’re bound to spot mansions and castles from a distance. According to Travel Guides, you should make sure you have boat insurance for winter before taking your boat out in overly cool waters.

Top 3 Lakes in New York

- Cayuga Lake

- Seneca Lake

- Skaneateles Lake


The best part about winter boating has to be the fact that places like Port of Newport Marina and its RV Park aren’t busy like they are in the summer. You can choose from over 450 moorage slips to park and do some fishing if you’d like at Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon.

Top 3 Lakes in Oregon

- Hagg Lake

- Lake Billy Chinook

- Cultus Lake

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