Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

Welcoming Doctors Lake Marina at the St. John's River!

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 08/08/13
We are glad to welcome Doctors Lake Marina at the St. John's River in Florida to our houseboating family! Doctors Lake Marina is located at the northern end of St John's River in Fleming Island, just a 40 minute drive south of Jacksonville airport. Doctors Lake Marina give you, our beloved client, another option to consider when planning your St. John's River houseboat vacation, as we also rent from Holly Bluff Marina on the southern end of the ... Click to learn more

Erie Canal Houseboat Itineraries

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 08/01/13
There is so much to do and see on an Erie Canal houseboat vacation. Start planning your plan of attack before you arrive so as to make the most out of your time. There's so much to do (and all too often on vacation, so little time.) One of the many great things about houseboat vacations is that your vacation is tailor made to your preferences: you set the pace, and the route! The following post will give you some ideas on where to stop along the ... Click to learn more

Pet Friendly Houseboat Vacations

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 07/25/13
Can't imagine a houseboat vacation without man's best friend by your side? We're animal lovers too, so we understand how hard it is to leave your pets at home while you go on vacation. In this post, we talk about what is involved in choosing a location or houseboat if you plan to bring your dog along. Click to learn more

New Floating Restaurant on Lake Powell

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 07/18/13
Lake Powell has been known for its magnificent beauty and the splendor of its history as well as the natural wonders along the waterline. There hasn't been much for commercial business at Wahweap marina...until now. A new floating restaurant, "Latitude 37" is scheduled to open on July 25, 2013 at Wahweap Marina near Page, Arizona. Click to learn more

Lake Shuswap Scuba Diving

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 07/11/13
Lake Shuswap in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, has a lot to offer its visitors: hiking, waterfalls, fishing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and horseback riding (among other things.) However, Lake Shuswap is mecca to a scuba diving enthusiast. Click to learn more

Happy 4th of July!

  • By: Heather, Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 07/03/13
Happy 4th of July to our wonderful clients and partners who make our jobs so enjoyable as well as successful. We'd like to take a moment and express how proud we are to be Americans. Thank you to our troops and their families for giving everything to fight for our freedoms, as well as to firefighters and law enforcement that do their best to protect us. Click to learn more

Crossing the Boarder - Preparing for your Canadian Houseboat Vacation

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 06/27/13
Going to Canada, eh? We rent for several houseboat destinations across the border so you can experience Canada's spectacular untouched beauty first-hand. This article will walk you through the documentation and licensing requirements for Americans visiting the "Great White North." Click to learn more

Lake Powell Sightseeing

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 06/20/13
Lake Powell, situated on the Arizona/Utah border is well known around the world for its red rock magnificence. No matter where you are on the lake, there is something to explore and marvel at. The following are just a handful out of seemingly infinite possibilities of the must-see stop overs while you're on your houseboat vacation. Click to learn more

What to Bring for your Upcoming Houseboat Vacation

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 06/13/13
Planning can be overwhelming, but never fear, we are here to help you with the final details as you count down the days. Click to learn more

What to Do on a Houseboat Vacation

  • By: Heather, Stacy
  • Posted On: 06/06/13
A question we are asked often is: "What is there to do once we're out on the lake?" One of our favorite things about a houseboat vacation, is that you can be as lazy or as crazy as you like! Be inventive. Try something new, or do something you haven't done in a while. After all, it's your vacation! Click to learn more