Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

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

An Expert's First Houseboating Experience on Lake Mead

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 05/31/13
Never having been on a houseboat vacation, there's virtually no way to truly prepare for the experience other than to, well...go. Even the experts benefit enormously from first hand experience so we can pass on our wisdom (and learning curves) to you for your vacations. Click to learn more

Meal Planning For Your Houseboat Vacation

  • By: Heather, Stacy
  • Posted On: 05/16/13
So you've reserved your houseboat vacation...now what? We get lots of questions from first time houseboaters on what to do to prepare in the weeks leading up to your vacation. Mostly questions about how to plan for our favorite thing...FOOD! Click to learn more

Water Levels on Lake Travis

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 05/09/13
Some of you have expressed concern about the lower water level at Lake Travis in the heart of Texas. Popular misconception is that it's almost or completely dried up. Good news is, that's not the case at all. In fact, even as the lake is only 37% full, parts of the lake are still over 100 feet deep so the water level will not hinder your houseboat vacation in the slightest. Click to learn more