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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Living With No Fear

    It’s nearly impossible to visit a major marina and not find at least one Gibson Houseboat.

  • Heidi-Ho: A Tiny Houseboat

    The idea of a pontoon boat functioning as a houseboat might sound a bit far-fetched, but Scott Cronk has found a way to make it work with the Heidi-Ho, a houseboat he designed and built himself.


Houseboat Vacations
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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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."

  • Baby On Board

    Baby-proofing a houseboat is no small matter, as Forrest and Kayleigh Packebush can tell you.

  • 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."