Learn about some fun facts, information, and activities about beautiful Watauga Lake in Carter and Johnson Counties.
These are a couple photos from a very cloudy, sometimes rainy day. If we had been at home the kids would’ve been watching TV and I would’ve done some laundry or something horribly boring. Instead we took a chance and headed to the lake. S
Don’t tell my dad he was right. Please. But he (and my mom and almost every other adult who spoke to me when I became a father) told me that I would blink and 10, 15 maybe 20 years would be gone and my kids would be grown up and I would wonder where the time went.
The team here at Carefree Boat Club Boone, Watauga and South Holston lakes knows that we have been blessed. Blessed with health, with family and friends and faith. Blessed to live in one of the prettiest places to boat God created. And because we realize we are blessed and others aren’t as fortunate we know that giving back needs to be a big part of our lives.
It is rare, but occasionally a TV commercial catches my eye and I choose to watch rather than fast forward. One such commercial that is currently running features three obviously wealthy young people talking about a cell phone company that wants to save them money.
When you hear the phrase “getting away from it all,” it’s not meant to be taken literally! One of the best reasons for boating is to go out on the water with friends and family. It’s a time to unplug, to enjoy each other while enjoying the sun and lake.
The Late Fall / Winter Season can be a very good time to either buy a boat or join a boat club. Sometimes it’s hard to imagine your boat membership or new boat sitting unused for much of the winter. It’s true, that’s why most boat memberships and sales happen in the spring, but the current discounts and extended membership opportunities are very difficult to pass up.