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Lake Cumberland - The Heart of Bluegrass Country

  • By: Alene
  • Posted On: 06/23/17
Located in southeast Kentucky, Lake Cumberland is at the heart of bluegrass country. And like a heart it is truly the center where people come with the ones they love to fill their hearts with memories and experiences and fun and thrills! The premier houseboat location of bluegrass country and general vacation area has absolutely no shortage of things to do! Whatever time of year you choose to visit Lake Cumberland, you will find that you don... Click to learn more

Bull Shoals Lake-The Caribbean of the Midwest

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 06/09/17
Bull Shoals Lake is a man made lake in the Ozark Mountains of Northern Arkansas and Southern Missouri. Bull Shoals Lake is long, narrow and has a maze like shoreline with creek arms, bays, coves and branches covering over 1,000 miles of heavily forested undeveloped shoreline. Click to learn more

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