Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

Top Questions to Ask Your Agent (Part 2)

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 04/25/14
If you found our Top Questions to Ask your Agent (Part 1) article helpful, don't miss the following suggested questions to ask your agent while in the process of planning your houseboat vacation. Click to learn more

Earth Friendly Houseboating

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 04/25/14
Earth Day is a day to celebrate, and that got us thinking...how can we help? This post is about what we're doing to help our planet, and what you can do on your houseboat vacations to impact our Earth in a positive way in order to conserve our favorite destinations for many years to come. Click to learn more

Hiking at Lake Powell

  • Posted On: 04/17/14
Although there is no bad season for hiking at Lake Powell, the cool air and quiet waters of spring seems to provide the perfect playground for those hoping to experience the beauty of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area by foot. Be sure to take advantage of this ideal season by educating yourself on – and journeying through – some of the most sought after treks at the lake. Click to learn more

Houseboat Destinations near the Bakken Formation

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 04/04/14
The oil industry is booming in northern United States as a result of the Bakken formation which occupies about 200,000 square miles over parts of western North Dakota and eastern Montana, as well as southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada. Folks in these areas deserve an adventurous getaway. Luck has it, we have an array of options nearby; each location offering a uniquely exciting experience that is sure to be unforgettable. Click to learn more

That's What Life's All About

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 03/14/14
"Sitting at the steering wheel of this houseboat, seeing the bend of the river and not knowing what's beyond it....that's what life's all about". Relax in the beauty of the St John's River in Florida. **WARNING....this video may cause the sudden feeling of calmness and relaxation, and the hankering to run OUT of the office and ON to a houseboat. Click to learn more

Insider Tricks to Houseboat Like a Pro

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 03/07/14
The houseboating pros reveal their secrets and let you in on some tips and tricks to have you houseboating like a pro. The ideas listed in the following blog are planet and wallet friendly, but there are many ways to get creative and have fun while planning the details of your houseboat vacation. Click to learn more

Tips and Tricks to Make Mealtime Easier

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 02/28/14
Planning and preparing your meals for a houseboat vacation can be quite a task. Where simplicity is key, organization is necessary long before you head out on the water. In this post, we've included a few tips and tricks that will help you get out of the kitchen, and back out on the water without sacrificing flavors sure to satisfy the entire herd. Click to learn more

Don't Forget Your Camera!

  • Posted On: 02/21/14
Whether it be a cellular, digital, or a film camera - don't forget to bring it along on your houseboat vacation...and use it! Click to learn more

Boredom Busters!

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 02/14/14
"I'm booooored!!!!" 2 cringe-worthy words that no one wants to hear on a vacation, whether it's from your child or your travel companions. Lots of people ask us "Will I be bored on the water for several days with nothing to do?" My answer is always that houseboating is a "choose your own adventure" kind of experience and you can make it as busy or as lazy as you want. Click to learn more

How to Moor your Houseboat

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 02/07/14
Houseboat beaching or anchoring techniques will vary with each location, but generally, it's a mooring process in which you pull the houseboat up to the shoreline and secure it to shore with land anchors or stakes and ropes. We've outlined the basic procedure of mooring a houseboat in this post to better prepare you for your trip. Click to learn more