Houseboat Ownership
  • Tips for Renovating Your Houseboat

    With creative floor plans, designs and amenities, a houseboat can feel spacious and suit your daily living needs.

  • A Beautifully Decorated Houseboat

    Tammi McCleery and her husband Henry have given a great deal of thought to the interior design of their 2021 Aqua Lodge houseboat and the results are gorgeous.

  • Financing Your Houseboat

    Financing a houseboat can seem like a complicated process if you’ve never done it before. That’s why it’s always a good idea to consult an expert like Joey Gottfried, the regional manager of Newcoast Financial Services in Clearwater, Fla.

  • From Dinghy to Houseboat

    Mike Gilly has had quite the journey, starting out with a dingy and then making his way up to a houseboat, Kiki too.

  • Dream Builders

    With a goal to live on the boat full time with their two young sons, Jamie and Anthony put their heart and extreme design style into every little detail of the one-of-a-kind Destination houseboat.

  • 7 Reasons to Move onto a Houseboat

    Whether you’re looking for a change of pace or a change of scenery, moving to a houseboat may be just the thing you need to take your landlubbing life to a whole new level.

  • From Start To Finish

    Although the Kennedy family has owned houseboats before, this is the first time they’ve ever custom built one from start to finish. In the end they’re getting exactly what they wanted—a completely customized Bravada houseboat.


Houseboat Vacations
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    Benefits of Renting a Houseboat

    A houseboat offers the ideal option to make the most of your vacation.

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    Avoiding Rookie Mistakes

    Here are the top 12 most common mistakes new and experienced boaters should be aware of.

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    Home Away From Home

    Tina Frock and her family have been renting houseboats from Seven Points Marina in Pennsylvania for the past 15 years.

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    Join the Family

    If you’re planning to take your next houseboat rental vacation at the beautiful Hendricks Creek Resort on Dale Hollow Lake in Burkesville, Ky., chances are you’re probably going to get a hug.

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    Booking a Houseboat Vacation

    Here are some of the biggest mistakes to avoid when booking a houseboat vacation.

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    Best Houseboating Lakes in the United States

    After asking avid houseboating fans which were their favorite lakes to houseboat on, the votes revealed the truth about which lakes really are the best.

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    Roamer Marine’s Floathaus of Saugatuck

    If you want to see the quality of Roamer Marine's work, all you have to do is check out their beautiful houseboat available for rental in Michigan: the Floathaus of Saugatuck.

Houseboat Lifestyle
  • Kids On Board

    When you live on your houseboat with family, life gets richer for Mom, Dad and the kids. No matter where you are, life must go on. That means chores and, of course, education.

  • In Search of Silence

    "Thanks to Wahweap Marina, I felt some of that regenerative golden energy as I experienced some of the secrets that Lake Powell offers."

  • Marina Manners

    You may find yourself docked or anchored with only a few feet between your houseboat and the neighbors’ parties, engine exhaust, cooking odors, barking dog, barbecue smoke and loudspeakers. How can you be a better neighbor?

  • Why Houseboating Relieves Stress

    Houseboating reduces stress and helps your relax. Who knew?

  • Lasting Moments

    It’s impossible to go houseboating and not make some of your best memories.

  • A Stroll Down Houseboat Row

    "I recently took a stroll down a row of vintage houseboats, but in reality it felt more like a stroll down memory lane."

  • Anchoring Your Houseboat

    The National Park Service (NPS) put out these guidelines for anchoring your houseboat in the Arizona and Utah areas.