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Welcome, Birch Lake in Minnesota!

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 05/26/17
Birch Lake, near the town of Babbitt, is tucked away in the unspoiled allure of the Superior National Forest, offering miles upon miles of lush, green forested shoreline. About 100 miles of picturesque shoreline, islands and remote bays perfect for setting up camp with your houseboat; a little piece of the lake to call your very own for the week. Click to learn more

Busting Houseboating Myths

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 05/12/17
New to houseboating? Welcome, this type of vacation is unlike any other. And with that, there is so much unchartered territory when it comes to planning. We are asked many questions every day, no question is unheard of. Some questions are simply misconceptions of the houseboating experience. The following are a few examples of things that are commonly misunderstood. Click to learn more

Make a Splash on Shasta Lake, California

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 04/28/17
Shasta Lake, nestled in the majestic Trinity National Forest in northern California, was created by the 2nd largest man made dam in the US. The beautiful mountain and forest scenery is unmatched, making Shasta Lake a top destination for houseboaters and water sport enthusiasts alike. Click to learn more

Lake Mead - The Blue Oasis

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 04/14/17
Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NRA) is the largest reservoir in the United States, measured by water capacity. It is on the Colorado River about 24 miles from the Las Vegas Strip southeast of the city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Click to learn more

It's Not Too Late to Book Your 2017 Houseboat Vacation!

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 03/31/17
It's not too late! You can still reserve a houseboat vacation this year! Give us a call, we'd be happy to discuss availability and pricing options, and find the best combination for you and your group to create a memorable vacation. Click to learn more

Tips for Affordable Houseboating

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 03/17/17
A common misconception about houseboat vacations is that they’ll break the bank. On the contrary! There is a houseboat vacation for every group and every budget. At Houseboating.org, we’re here to help you find the right location and houseboat for you, as well as to let you in on some tips to help you save even more! Click to learn more

Popular Lake Powell Attractions

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 03/03/17
Sightseeing on Lake Powell is one of the most breathtaking things you will ever experience. Sparkling water surrounded by red rock cliffs gives the impression of floating in the Grand Canyon. With over 1800 miles of shoreline, kaleidoscopic colors everywhere you turn, and so much to experience, you'll likely have to return again and again! Click to learn more

Immerse Yourself in the Illinois River Valley

  • By: Alene
  • Posted On: 02/17/17
We’ve already told you about all the wonderful things at the Starved Rock Marina where you’ll pick up your houseboat, here are some optional day-trips or overnight trips to take your houseboat during your rental. Click to learn more

A Luxury Houseboat Vacation - Lake Travis, Texas

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 02/03/17
Lake Travis is known as the longest of the Highland Lakes and the largest and cleanest lake in Texas, only 25 miles from Austin. Learn more about the houseboats and things to do on your houseboat vacation at Lake Travis in the following article. Click to learn more

Houseboating Basics for First Timers

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 01/20/17
New to planning a houseboat vacation? Don’t know what to expect? You’ve come to the right place. This article will answer basic questions for the houseboating novice and act as a “cheat sheet” for getting started. Click to learn more