If you’ve never been boating before, you are missing out on something special. But it is very important for you to choose the right boating destination as well or the experience may not be as majestic as you may imagine. A boating trip is a fantastic way for you to spend some time along with your family while relaxing as well.

But before we look at some of the best places for boating in the country, you will need to get yourself a boat. You can get a boat financed just like a car. But make sure you go online and look for boat loan rates before making any decisions since you always want to get the best deal.

Now let’s take a look at where you can go once you’ve got your brand new boat.

South Puget Sound, Washington St.

This is the first destination we are going to talk about. It’s a place certainly worth visiting and is known as the waterfront capital. There are a number of interesting places as well as activities which will keep you and your family members occupied. They will certainly love you for taking them here.

If you love gliding along calm waters while enjoying some marvelous sceneries, then what you could consider doing is taking a cruise down the metropolitan route towards Seattle/Tacoma.

If you like salmon or any other type of bottom sea fish then this is a marvelous destination for you. There are quite a few fishing sites in the area and you will never run out of places to fish and relax.

If you’re not the type of person who likes crowded spaces then you could consider boating around one of the many spacious marinas on offer. You will certainly find the privacy as well as the space that you’re looking for in these marinas.

You will never run out of things to see while boating around this beautiful area. The wonderful alpine-like sceneries and the amazing snowcapped peaks are the perfect backdrops which anyone will enjoy. Don’t forget to take your camcorders, digital cameras, or DSLRs along. You wouldn’t want to miss any of these amazing shots.

This place has some really large bodies of water and it is for this reason that you can expect it to get really crowded during holidays or festivals such as the Olympia Wooden Boat Festival and the Oyster Festival.

Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, Washington St.

It’s located right in the middle of the Cruising Grounds in San Juan Island and due to its location which isn’t on the mainstream path of the cruise; it remains a very carefree and relaxed atmosphere. It is less crowded and more majestic.

There is absolutely no way you will not fall in love with this amazing place. The only way it can be described is as a ‘Paradise on Earth.’ The scenery is going to leave you quite satisfied and the atmosphere is so relaxing that you will certainly feel like you could live there forever.

One of the main attractions in Deer Harbor has got to be the Marina. The Resort is quite an attraction in itself too. The facilities which are provided here will take care of all your needs and you will certainly be able to find everything you want without needing to go too far. The marina has 110 slips which come complete with electricity and water.

If you love food, you need not look any further than the Deer Harbor Inn. You will get to taste all sorts of native delicacies here and get to enjoy the amazing scenery which overlooks the entire harbor. All sorts of food are available here and the menus vary according to the season. But the main food is seafood and fish type dishes but they have all sorts of vegetables, corn on the cob, delicious pieces of bread, and meat as well.

If you enjoy being around nature then you could also consider visiting the Frank Richardson Wildlife Reserve. Just get off your boat for a while and enjoy the natural beauty of the place.

These are two of the most popular boating destinations the country has to offer, and they both come highly recommended for novice and experienced boaters alike.

So what are you waiting for? It’s time you got that boat because next summer you will not want to be going anywhere else.