Heading to Lake Mead or Lake Powell in this final stretch of summer? You can stay in luxury in a Silver XTreme, a $1 million houseboat offered by Forever Resorts that offers well-thought-out amenities like a full-scale kitchen,; a seven-person hot tub; flat-screens, DVD players and DirectTV; (there’s even a water slide). It even boasts environmentally friendly features like zero water discharge and the lowest CO emission engines available, among numerous other impact reductions. All of which help you feel fully at home while near to nature. From $7,195 to $13,995 depending on the season, the lake and your choice of a 5- or 7-day stay. 800.255.5561, www.lakepowellhouseboating.com.