Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

How to Choose the Best Houseboat for You

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 10/24/13
The houseboat you choose for your vacation will most likely depend on several factors, including: size, budget, and desired amenities. Consider the tips in this post when choosing a houseboat for you and your group. Click to learn more

Now Booking for 2014!

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 10/17/13
It's that time of year again, the kids are back in school and the daily grind begins to set in for winter. It doesn't take long to begin day dreaming about your next great vacation. Many of our locations are now taking reservations for 2014. Now is the perfect time to start gathering information for your houseboat vacation next year. Click to learn more

10 Steps to Plan Your Houseboat Vacation

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 10/10/13
Planning your houseboat vacation involves lots of preparation, but it doesn't have to be so daunting. We're here to help make it as easy and go as smoothly as possible. We've laid out a general timeline to help keep you organized in the following post. Click to learn more

Top Things to do at Lake Berryessa!

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 10/03/13
Lake Berryessa is a popular spot for California houseboat getaways, only 45 minutes away from beautiful Napa Valley wine country. There are many things to do on and off the lake, but we've included a few highlights to give you a taste of what a Lake Berryessa houseboat vacation has to offer. Click to learn more

Top 10 Fishing Locations

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 09/26/13
We rent houseboat vacations at over 30 locations across North America. So which location is the best for some serious fishing? Well...take your pick! Fishing is great at each of our locations, but we've included a sample of what the top 10 fishing locations offer anglers of all ages and skill levels. Click to learn more

Reasons to Rent An Extra Watercraft

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 09/19/13
If there's one thing we strongly recommend having while on a houseboat vacation, it's bringing or renting a powerboat or a couple of jet skis. There are many reasons why we consider extra watercrafts to be a necessity to your houseboat experience. We've explained a few of these reasons in this post. Click to learn more

Getting to Know Your Houseboating Agents

  • By: Heather, Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 09/05/13
Houseboating.org is the premier internet source to discover and schedule your houseboat vacation. We represent almost every major houseboating destination in North America. We like to make personal connections with our clients while supplying as much information as possible to ensure you're getting all the facts and the very best deals. We've included some fun facts and tips from each agent, so next time you call in, you know who you're talking ... Click to learn more

Happy Labor Day!

  • By: Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 08/29/13
Happy Labor Day from the team at Houseboating.org! We hope you are all enjoying the water in the last breath of summer. If you're not on the water, hopefully you've gotten a chance to enjoy it, or you're going to be on your way in the upcoming weeks. Thank you to all of our fantastic clients and partners for another great season. Click to learn more

Advantages of Off-Season Houseboating

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 08/22/13
Whether you're looking to make one last trip to the water, or you're searching for warmer areas, you may find that going on a houseboat vacation outside of the summer season is preferred. If you have the ability to visit outside of the peak season, consider the following. These points will make your off-season houseboat vacation well worth the wait. Click to learn more

Houseboating with Children

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 08/15/13
As with any vacation, houseboating with young children requires extra packing and special consideration for their safety and happiness. Houseboating is safe for the whole family when the necessary precautions are taken. Let us suggest a few items to bring, as well as alleviate some common concerns. Click to learn more