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Make your next vacation one to remember with a houseboat rental.
Vacationing on the lake just took on a whole new meaning. Houseboat rentals are a popular option for groups looking to spend a few nights exploring an area, swimming, finding private beaches, and relaxing onboard. Houseboats are a great choice for large groups and are perfect for hosting family gatherings or annual trips with friends.
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Things to consider when booking a houseboat rental.
- Houseboats range in size, carrying capacity, and amenities onboard. There's a vast range of luxury to more simple accommodations you can choose from. Check with the captain to make sure the boat you pick will meet your needs.
- Houseboat trips are excellent for long weekends at the lake or other events, and you can bring food and games onboard to ensure a good time with friends and family.
- Any questions about booking your houseboat adventure? No problem! Simply message the captain or owner and ask any questions you may have.
- Lake Havasu, Arizona
- Lake Travis, Texas
- Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
- St. Johns River, Florida
- Lake Vermillion, Minnesota
- Coastal Finland
- The Amazon River, Brazil
- Shasta Lake, California
- Lake Austin, Texas
- Lake Powell, Arizona
- Finger Lakes
- Lake Michigan
- Lake Cumberland, Kentucky
Houseboat Rentals FAQs
Where is the best place to rent a houseboat?
There are many great houseboat rental destinations around the world. A few of the top places to rent a houseboat include:
How much is it to rent a houseboat?
Houseboat rentals vary in price, but typically cost between $200-$1000 a day. The price for a houseboat rental will depend on the size of the boat, the location, and how many days you wish to rent. There are lots of different sizes and styles of houseboats to rent.
What is the best lake to rent a houseboat?
Some of the best lakes to rent a houseboat include:
Can anyone drive a houseboat?
To operate a houseboat you must be at least 18 years old. Typically you also need a valid driver’s license and proof that you’ve completed a boating safety course in order to rent and drive a houseboat. Rules and regulations for houseboats vary by state, so you will want to check the state and location that you’re operating the houseboat in.
How far can a houseboat travel in a day?
Houseboats, depending on how much fuel in the tank and their efficiency, can travel about 20-30 miles in one day. Distance will depend on many factors, so you’ll want to carefully plan your route if you’re traveling long distances on a houseboat.
How do you pack for a houseboat trip?
There are many factors to consider when packing for a houseboat trip. Check the weather forecast, consider how many days, what activities you’ll be doing, where you’re going, and how many people are coming along. You’ll want plenty of food and water onboard to avoid the chance of running out, warm clothes in case it gets cold unexpectedly, all the necessary safety equipment, and extras to make your trip fun and memorable.
GetMyBoat customer reviews for Boat Rentals worldwide.
Jim helped me accommodate a day of sailing request after another trip we booked with a different company got canceled. Jim’s boat was amazing and the crew (Aaron and his wife) were great. They made sure we had a chance to swim, see the sunset, and view the city lights after dark. They even did a cute photo shoot of our group while on board! Highly recommend. 5 stars.
Everything was as advertised! Our captain, Aaron, was the BEST!! Jim answered every question promptly prior to booking and Aaron called immediately and addressed any other questions we had. The weather was predicted to be bad. Aaron communicated with us regarding the weather throughout the day. He was a great guide and photographer for us!! We will definitely recommend and book again!
My party and I had a great time chartering this yacht with Jim and Aaron. The boat was very clean and well kept. Aaron was a knowledgeable captain and pointed out various sights during our trip. Would highly recommend to my friends and family. Also a big thank you to Aaron for assisting with my friend’s proposal!
We booked to celebrate a 30th birthday and had such an amazing time! The hosts were really hospitable and the boat was beautiful and really clean. Fully recommend to anyone looking to book a boat tour in Porto. Highlight of our trip :) Thank you so much.
Best experience ever! Was amazing, was made to feel so welcome and at home from the start!! The hosts went above and beyond to make our trip lovely!! Was a perfect boat ride and would recommend this boat and Pedro and his partner to anyone !! 10/10 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
John is a very communicative, kind and accommodating host and captain. He was very flexible when it came to suggesting & adjusting the itinerary based on the weather and our plans. The boat itself was super clean and comfortable. We had a group of 18 people and it accommodated everyone! I highly recommend his service!