About Us

Houseboating.org is the premier internet source to learn about and to schedule a houseboating vacation. We represent every major houseboating destination in North America including Lake Powell, Lake Cumberland, Lake Mead, Shasta Lake and most every point in between.

We have been in business for since 1998 as a part of the Go Travel Sites family of travel websites. We started booking for Lake Powell and now cover an additional 35 destinations.

Our Houseboating Reservation Agents represent something unusual in the world of online travel, a wealth of real world knowledge and experience. You don't reach a call center when you call us, you reach an agent that is freindly and knowlegeable and will answer all of your questions and see through your reservation from start to finish. 

Tom Berens

Tom Berens, President, started Houseboating.org in 2004 after discovering the wonders of houseboating on Lake Powell in his adopted home state of Utah.

I’ve done a lot of traveling and experienced many beautiful places, but spending nights under the stars with family and friends on a houseboat is about as good as it gets.

Stacy Ludlow

Stacy Ludlow, Houseboat Reservations Manager, has been with Houseboating.org since 2005. She’s a walking encyclopedia of houseboating knowledge, and she makes delicious cookies.

Some of my favorite vacation memories are from my own houseboat trips.  I use that enthusiasm and personal experience while helping you create your own memories.

Katy Robertson

Katy Robertson, Reservations Agent, has been with Houseboating.org since 2010. Katy’s bubbly personality makes planning your trip with her great fun.

I enjoy helping our customers find their perfect houseboating experience.  Whether you’re looking for a smaller houseboat or a luxurious 75 footer, we can help you customize the perfect vacation to fit your needs!

Heather Park

Heather Park, Reservations Agent, has been with Houseboating.org since 2012 and arrived with a wealth of industry experience. She is our booking super star and does an amazing job on our bi-weekly blog.  Heather is the consummate professional with a passion for travel.

No other vacation can compare to being on a houseboat. Whether its peace or adventure you seek, just one trip is all it takes and you’re hooked for good!  I’ll help you find the right boat and location for your budget.  It’s a vacation tailor made to ensure the best possible experience for you.

Alene Root

Alene Root, Reservations Agent, is excited to be back at Houseboating.org. An avid outdoor adventurer, she has explored many of the canyons in southern Utah by foot and rope and by water as well. She believes the only way to enter water is by jumping from a rock.

From the time we are children we recognize the healing power of water, be it a sprinkler, a puddle, or a family vacation at the lake. Those memories are what inspire us to give our customers the best experience possible.

Holly Lane

Holly Lane, Reservations Agent.  New to our team in January 2016, Holly comes to us with many years of travel experience, both personal and professional.  Her fun, witty personality makes her the perfect addition to our houseboating team!

I love to travel and to help others plan their vacations.  Vacationing is the best way to make family memories!

Gina Hansen

Gina Hansen, Reservations Agent, joined us in January 2016. She comes to us with a strong background in customer service. Her go with the flow attitude coupled with the fact that she brought cookies to work on her first day, makes her a great addition to our team.

Traveling allows you to press pause on your day to day life and see the world through new eyes with extra colors! I love traveling and helping people plan unforgettable vacations they will treasure forever.

Catherine Rail

Catherine Rail, Office Manager, has been with Houseboating.org since 2006. “Cat” has lived in Utah for the majority of her life. She loves to travel and enjoys getting some time away any chance she can get.

After many, many years of enjoying the waters of Lake Powell, I still love going back because it drains you of any stress you may be feeling, There's no other place like it. It is one of the most serene places. There's just so many things to do and see. It's a real getaway!