Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

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

How to Save Money on Fuel at Lake Powell

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 04/10/13

With gas prices the way they are these days, we're always looking for ways to save on fuel. Hey, we've been there. We know that every little bit helps. We'll let you in on a little secret: if you rent a houseboat departing from Wahweap or Bullfrog marinas at Lake Powell, you can earn up to $70 off at your final refueling! No hoops to jump through, just a simple video to watch and a safety quiz to complete. There's no ...

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We've Got a Sparkly New Site!!

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 02/15/13

We've been talking about it for a while…We've blogged about it, we've tweeted  it, we've facebooked it….and now IT'S HERE!!!!  The brand spanking new Houseboating.org website has finally arrived!

One of the most exciting changes you will see is the fantastically improved photographyphotos, photos and more photos!  We've added new pictures of the houseboats, both interior and ...

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Social Media is Your Friend!

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 02/06/13

I'm sure you all know about social media…it's everywhere these days!  The big names, Facebook, Twitter and now Google + are the most well known.  But have you heard about Tumblr and Pinterest?  We are on all of these sites!

Many people think that Facebook and Twitter are just for the young or the young at heart.  In truth, it's a great tool for advanced notice about specials, getting planning advice, and...

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Top Things to do at Lake Koocanusa!

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 01/30/13

Lying on the border of British Columbia and the state of Montana resides the scenic Lake Koocanusa. Here you'll find calm blue waters surrounded by over 200 miles of accessible shoreline, offering plenty of secluded bays to ensure a more private houseboat experience. Pine lined beaches back dropped by rolling hills and jutting mountain tops provide an unforgettable setting for a houseboat vacation you'll never forget.

Begin your ...

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Guess What Else We Rent?!

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 01/16/13

You might have heard us say this a time or twenty, but a houseboat trip is one of the best vacations you will ever experience.

But maybe you haven't heard what we offer to top off this amazing adventure. What better way to take in the sites than with a speedboat or personal watercraft to accompany your houseboat vacation? Get to your desired destination faster while traveling up to 40 mph in a rented speedboat. Or sit back and experience ...

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Happy New Years!

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 12/31/12

It's hard to believe that another year has flown by, but it has! We are so grateful for all of our amazing customers. Thanks to you we had another excellent year in sales and made a ton of new friends!

Coming soon in the new year, look for our newly designed website. We are making it even more user-friendly and filling it with breathtaking photos for each boat and destination. Also in the works are a few new partners at existing locations! ...

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Happy Holidays!

  • By: Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 12/21/12
Our crazy houseboating staff wants to say a HUGE THANK YOU to each of our fabulous clients! You are the reason we all love our jobs so much. We wish you a very safe and happy holiday season, and hope to see you on a houseboat adventure in 2013! Click to learn more