Blog from Your Houseboating Experts

Common Mistakes to Avoid while Planning

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 03/06/15
All too often we have good intentions of getting ahead of the pack and reserving the houseboat vacation early enough to get the desired dates and houseboat at the best rate, and all too often the desired dates and specials are sold out by the time we get to it. In this article, we outline some of the most common mistakes we make while planning, and some do's and don'ts to consider while you're planning for your vacation, as well as after you've ... Click to learn more

Top 10 Games for Kids to Play with a Deck of Cards

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 02/27/15
Whether winding down after dinner or taking a break from the sun inside your home away from home, chances are you'll want to have a game or two on hand to entertain the kids. Rather than fill up the cupboards on your houseboat with multiple board games, simply bring a few decks of cards - and endless fun - along! Click to learn more

Lake Roosevelt, Washington

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 02/20/15
Lake Roosevelt, created by the Columbia River in Washington, is a houseboating treasure that must be experienced to be completely appreciated. We interviewed our partners from both the southern (Seven Bays/Keller Ferry Marinas) and northern (Kettle Falls Marina) parts of the lake on their favorite things about their beautiful workplace. Click to learn more

From the Waters of Lake Koocanusa

  • By: Stacy
  • Posted On: 02/13/15
You wouldn't expect to see sparkling water in Canada, as blue as the Caribbean, but that's what you'll find on Lake Koocanusa! Warm sandy beaches and evergreen trees line this gorgeous, sunny lake. Click to learn more

Best Houseboating in the West

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 01/30/15
We rent at over 40 locations nationwide. So how to choose where to visit? Whether you stay close to home or come from across the country or across oceans, each one of our destinations have something unique to offer. Learn more about what makes each of the western locations special in this article. Click to learn more

Embark on a Green Getaway to Sutton Lake

  • By: Ann
  • Posted On: 01/23/15
When you’re in search for a green getaway in West Virginia to steer you clear from the hustle and bustle of the daily grind, look no further than stunning Sutton Lake. This emerald gem is home to the Sutton Lake Marina, a classic destination with brand new ownership! Click to learn more

Welcoming 2015!

  • By: Heather, Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 01/01/15
Hard to believe another year has come to pass, and another successful one thanks to our clients and partners! If you're considering a houseboat adventure for your family and friends in the coming year, be sure to check out our specials for unbeatable deals at several of our destinations! What way to better start your year than to plan your next getaway with the people you love. Now is the time to begin planning. Click to learn more

Holiday Wishes

  • By: Heather, Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 12/24/14
Happy Holidays from our houseboating family to yours! A big thank you to you, our clients, for you are the reason we all love what we do. May this holiday season bring joy and peace to you and your loved ones. We hope to see you on a houseboating journey in 2015! Click to learn more

Something for Everyone!

  • By: Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 12/12/14
Do you love the Alpine Mountains of Northern California? How about Napa Valley wine country? Maybe the Sierra Nevada foothills? The Las Vegas desert? Spectacular Lake Powell? Click to learn more

Thanksgiving 2014

  • By: Heather, Houseboating.org Team
  • Posted On: 11/26/14
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We are always thankful for our wonderful clients and partners all year round, so for this holiday post, we'd like to feed your hunger for a good chuckle...with a hamster video. Click to learn more