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    Frequently Asked Questions

    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:

    • Lake Havasu, Arizona
    • Lake Travis, Texas
    • Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
    • St. Johns River, Florida
    • Lake Vermillion, Minnesota
    • Coastal Finland
    • The Amazon River, Brazil
    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:

    • Shasta Lake, California
    • Lake Austin, Texas
    • Lake Powell, Arizona
    • Finger Lakes
    • Lake Michigan
    • Lake Cumberland, Kentucky
    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.