Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

Fishing on Lake Koocanusa

  • By: Guest Blogger
  • Posted On: 06/05/20
Picture it: You’re out on picturesque blue-green water watching the sun rise as you cast your first line of many for the day. After a full day spent fishing, in the evening you return to board your houseboat and cook a fresh-from-your line fish dinner. The next day, you get to do it all over again. Sounds pretty great, doesn’t it? Click to learn more

Good Times Below the Surface - Your Intro to Scuba Diving on Bull Shoals Lake

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 05/01/20
When you think of Bull Shoals lake I am sure you think about its unsurpassed beauty, crystal clear waters, serene and quiet coves and houseboating! Perhaps you think about fishing or water sports, laying out or catching up on a good book. But have you ever considered going outside of the box and taking it to the next level? Click to learn more

Lake Roosevelt: The Allure of the PNW

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 04/03/20
Lake Roosevelt is a 130 mile stretch of the Columbia River that sits nestled between the Okanogan Forest and the Selkirk Mountains in Washington state. Surrounded by pine forested mountains and dozens of trails for hiking, biking and exploring, it's no wonder it's a favorite for houseboating and recreation enthusiasts. Click to learn more

Lake Mohave - Your Low Key Vacation Destination

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 03/06/20
Just an hour's drive north of Laughlin, NV sits a 67 mile stretch of the Colorado River called Lake Mohave. A family friendly destination with some of the best recreational opportunities around. Click to learn more

Welcome, Rideau Canal!

  • By: Sydney
  • Posted On: 02/07/20
We'd like to welcome Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada, to the Houseboating.org family! Deemed one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century, the Rideau Canal is the oldest continuously operated canal system in North America, and the only canal from its era that is still operational. Click to learn more

Adventures on the Everglades

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 01/03/20
Located at the southernmost tip of the Florida peninsula within the Everglades National Park, your houseboat adventure at Flamingo marina awaits you! Click to learn more

Hiking and Fishing on Center Hill Lake, Tennessee

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 12/06/19
About an hour's drive southeast of Nashville, TN, is a beautiful lake known for its warm water, state parks and waterfalls. With 255 miles of shoreline, the pristine waters of Center Hill Lake provide excellent conditions for any water activity. Click to learn more

Lake Powell Priced Right

  • Posted On: 11/01/19
Maybe you’ve seen pictures of Lake Powell, or even hiked nearby areas...but if you haven’t gone houseboating on Lake Powell, you’re seriously missing out- it’s the ultimate vacation jackpot! The question is how do you hit the jackpot without breaking the bank? Our money-saving secrets will help you do just that. Click to learn more

Welcome to the St. John's River

  • By: Guest Blogger
  • Posted On: 10/04/19
Explore the St. Johns River aboard one of our houseboats and you will experience Florida light years removed from the glitter of Disney World. A cruise upon the St. John’s is a return to original natural Florida, appearing much as it did when Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings explored the St. John’s in the early 20th century. Click to learn more

The Pristine Dale Hollow Lake

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 08/02/19
The pristine Dale Hollow Lake, located on the Tennessee state line, offers 620 miles of white sandy beaches, dense forests and hosts over 3,000,000 people each year. Click to learn more