Take A Vacation On A Houseboat – U.S.

A vacation on a houseboat can be a very relaxing while, at the same time, you can stay very busy with many activities if you so desire.  If you prefer to relax and unwind around the boat or on the shore and sunbathe, read, or eat and drink then you can do that.  Or if you want to be more active and fish, swim, BBQ, or just plain party you can do that too!  There really is something for everyone and every member of the family to do on a houseboat vacation.  And, you’re not tied down to the boat either.  You can always lock it up and go visit nearby towns and attractions.

You’ll first need to determine where to take your vacation.  There are plenty of locations in the U.S. that have houseboats for rent.  There are also many international locations where you can rent a vacation houseboat.  Many lakes have houseboat rentals such as:

  • Crane
  • Cumberland
  • Havasu
  • Lanier
  • McClure 
  • Mead
  • Oroville
  • Ozarks
  • Powell
  • Rainy
  • Roosevelt
  • Shasta 
  • Shuswap
  • Smith Mountain
  • Sonoma
  • Tahoe
  • Travis
  • Waco


Lake Powell









You can also rent a houseboat on many rivers such as the:

  • Cumberland
  • Mississippi
  • Murray
  • Suwanee
  • Tennessee


The Cumberland River








Even some cities such as Austin, Sausalito and Seattle have houseboats that you can rent.