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Top Things to Do at Lake Roosevelt: Seven Bays Marina

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 12/18/12

Lake Roosevelt, formally known as Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, runs roughly 150 miles from the Canadian border to the Grand Coulee Dam. It currently stands as the largest lake and reservoir in the state of Washington, covering roughly 80,000 acres and boasting 660 miles of stunning shoreline. Wide sanded beaches and secluded coves encompass its crystal clear waters, creating the perfect setting for your houseboating vacation.

On the southern ...

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A First Timer's Experience at Bull Shoals Lake

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 12/12/12

Last month we asked for fellow bloggers to share their houseboating experiences with us. This is a snippet of one of our amazing client's blogs...read and enjoy the experience of a first time houseboater on Bull Shoals Lake!

"Late 2011 I started thinking about what I wanted to do for a vacation with the kids this year…Not the 'my parents are paying for it' vacation, but the 'I've got this' vacation! We all ...

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Whitewater Rafting Adventures to Lake Powell

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 12/04/12

You know what they say: location, location, location. Lake Powell hasn't become one of the top houseboating destinations in the world due to its red rocks alone. This blue gem sits smack dab in the middle of an outdoor mecca; a region often referred to as Canyon Country. This area boasts an impressive cluster of national parks and monuments such as Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, Arches National Park, and Lake Powell'...

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Calling All Fellow Bloggers!

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 11/16/12

Hey all you bloggers out there! Have you taken a houseboat vacation at any of our fantastic locations? Did you document your exciting trip by posting about it on your blog? We would love to check it out!

We'd like to use your fabulous time to help others have a fabulous time. Help us inform all of the first time houseboaters by sharing your first hand experience.

Email us a link to your blog post at [email protected] to become a ...

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From the Waters of Lake Mead

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 05/11/12

We often receive phones calls from concerned clients saying "I heard that Lake Mead will be dry by 2013!" While that has been, and probably will continue to be, a very popular rumor, the truth is that as of January 30, 2012, the drought is officially over! Lake Mead's water level is the highest it's been in 6 years!

New for 2012, the Callville Bay Marina is the only marina on Lake Mead that is offering houseboat rentals. The...

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From the Waters of Voyageurs National Park

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 03/02/12

Nearly 200 years ago, voyageurs paddling birch bark canoes full of animal furs and trade goods journeyed through the channels of what is now Michigan's Northern Waters. Today, park goers, fisherman, outdoor enthusiasts, and vacationers travel these same waters that are now called Voyageurs National Park. Created by Congress in 1971, the United States' largest waterways park has over 219,000 acres and no roads. As the park is ...

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What's New for 2012?

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 02/24/12

We've been cooking up some new things for 2012 here at Houseboating.org and we thought we'd let you in on the excitement. First and foremost, we are soon to unveil a brand new web design! With even more photos and user friendly links, we think you will love our site even more than you do now! Keep your eyes out and then let us know what you think!

With the addition of new partners at Lake Travis, Dale Hollow and Lake Roosevelt, we've increased ...

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From the Waters of Lake Lanier

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 11/02/11

Is Georgia on your mind? Well it should be! Georgia is home to the vast and diverse Lake Lanier.

Forty five minutes from Atlanta, this reservoir was created by Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River in 1956. Covering 1,040 square miles of green rolling hills, Lake Lanier was born an island paradise prime for a houseboat vacation.

We are proud to announce our new partnership with Port Royale Marina on Lake Lanier. In early 2011 Port Royale ...

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Labor Day Weekend Straight Ahead!

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 08/25/11

If you are sitting at home, kicking yourself for not planning your Labor Day Weekend on the Lake...turn that frown upside down! Although availability is limited, it's not too late to book your houseboat getaway!

Early September is a fantastic time to be on a houseboat trip. Most of our destinations are still warm enough to swim while at others the fish are biting and you can start to see the colors changing on the trees. Warm days and ...

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Sizzling Summer Savings

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 08/12/11

It's been a while since we've posted and we are sorry! We hope you've missed us as much as we've missed you! Summer is well underway and it is a hot one! The Lakes are all bustling with happy house-boaters...why don't you join us?

We've got some great specials going on right now that you won't want to miss!

If you will be traveling to Kentucky or Tennessee you will definitely want to check out our amazing Double Scoop of Savings Discount on ...

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