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Erie Canal Houseboat Itinerary: West of Macedon

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 02/15/19
The Erie Canal stretches over 500 miles along upstate New York and is known as one of the United States' greatest feats in engineering. Stone locks, lift bridges and guard gates used in the 1800's are still used to operate the canal today. The Erie, Oswego, and Cayuga-Seneca Canals are filled with history, architecture, hundreds of miles of scenic waterway with charming canal towns and trails for exploring. There's so much to do (and all to often... Click to learn more

Erie Canal Houseboat Itinerary: East of Macedon

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 02/01/19
The Erie Canal stretches over 500 miles along upstate New York and is known as one of the United States' greatest feats in engineering. Stone locks, lift bridges and guard gates used in the 1800's are still used to operate the canal today. The Erie, Oswego, and Cayuga-Seneca Canals are filled with history, architecture, hundreds of miles of scenic waterway with charming canal towns and trails for exploring. There's so much to do (and all to often... Click to learn more

Lake Cumberland Waterfall Guide

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 01/04/19
Kentucky's Lake Cumberland area offers many impressive natural wonders with a surprising abundance of waterfalls! Here is a list of some of the area favorites. Click to learn more

The 3 Day Effect - Why You Need Nature

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 12/07/18
Ever heard of the 3 Day Effect? It boils down to this: your brain needs a break from technology and every day stresses; it takes 3 days in nature for your brain to relax. Because science. Click to learn more

Norris Lake The Clearest and Cleanest in the Southeast!

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 11/02/18
Only an hour’s drive north of Knoxville, TN, Norris Lake (insert link) is nestled among both the Cumberland and Smoky Mountains. With over 800 miles of tree lined shores that outline the clear blue water, Norris Lake is considered one of the cleanest lakes in the southeast. Click to learn more

Flicks and Reads to Inspire Your Houseboat Vacation

  • By: Alene
  • Posted On: 10/05/18
Movies or books about the outdoors always inspire us. More often than not, the stories that unite us as a family or group of friends are those of something unplanned happening. Sometimes things go terribly wrong and it ends up being humorous, sometimes the story is one of moral courage, adventure, and survival. Whatever it is, these are the stories that get retold at family get occasions. Click to learn more

Your Lake Mead Adventure Awaits!

  • By: Guest Blogger, Ashley
  • Posted On: 09/14/18
Surrounded by calm waters and enormous rock canyons, Lake Mead is a haven for houseboating, water activities, hiking and sightseeing. Click to learn more

Unlocking Your Florida Keys Vacation

  • By: Alene
  • Posted On: 08/31/18
Our houseboat in the Florida Keys is located just a few minutes from Marathon Key, practically the midpoint of the keys. The houseboat and private island are yours for the week and make a perfect home base. Click to learn more

How to Enrich Your Houseboat Vacation

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 08/17/18
It is always the little things that create big memories! When I think back to my most memorable vacations as a child, I don't remember what I wore, what I ate, or the big fight that crazy uncle Joe got into with crazy uncle Tom. I remember the time we spent together. The things we laughed about. The songs we sang. The silly carefree behavior that my parents displayed when in paradise instead of work mode. Click to learn more

Houseboating with Your Toddler- You can do it!

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 08/03/18
In my previous blog, “Houseboating with Infants- You can do It!,” we went over some do’s and don'ts regarding houseboating with infants. This year, our infant turned into a toddler and the houseboating game changed up a bit. Click to learn more