Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

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

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

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

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