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Texas Houseboating and Texas Houseboat Rentals

Houseboat on Lake PowellThis Texas Houseboat Rentals Page will give you some ideas and information on renting a houseboat. Texas has some huge and very pretty lakes that are excellent for spending a weekend or couple weeks exploring on a houseboat. So plan your next vacation on a rental houseboat.

You haven't lived until you’ve spent an enjoyable week or weekend and very peaceful nights in a cove on a houseboat with friends and family on a beautiful lake. From down-to-earth economy houseboat models to the decadent splendor of luxury houseboats that are over 60 feet, you can find a houseboat that fits your budget and up to 14 of your closest friends and family.  You’ll also find Texas houseboating will be one of your best and most affordable vacations.  We have taken our family and friends on over 10 weeklong houseboat trip on six different lakes and every one of them has been a memorable experience for everyone involved.  Book a boat now – life is short.  The following is a list of some of the best lakes for houseboating and where you can rent houseboats in Texas.

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Texas Houseboat Rentals

Below are some places where you can rent a houseboat in Texas:

  • Lake Amistad Houseboating - just 175 miles from San Antonio, Lake Amistad straddles the Mexican and American border and has over 850 miles of shoreline, excellent fishing, stunning scenery, and 68,000 acres of sparkling water - making it perfect for a houseboat vacation.
  • Lake Travis Houseboating - Lake Travis, just a few miles from downtown Austin, is one of the best houseboating lakes in Texas. You'll find 300 miles of shoreline with scenic coves and secluded hideaways. Lake Travis has lots of good restaurants on the water some of which have live music, beautiful homes, water parks, and lots more to see and do. There are well protected coves and nice beaches for parking the houseboat and spending a day enjoying the water, nature, and friends. Read Texas Outside's review of Lake Travis to learn more.

Texas Houseboat Rentals

Lake Amistad Marina Houseboat Rentals

Lake Amistad

Read about Texas Outside's Houseboat Trip on Lake Amistad

Lake Amistad Marina rents a 59' 4 bedroom 1 and a half bathroom houseboat that will sleep 10 and has everything you need for a fun weekend - some of which includes: wet bar and ice maker,generator and AC, 19" TV, top deck with sun canopy, CD/Stereo, refrigerator, microwave, and lots more. They also rent pontoon and fishing boats plus a 50' houseboat that is ideal for 2 to 6 people.
     
Just For Fun's 87 foot houseboat

 

Lake Travis

 

Just For Fun offers a wide variety of watercraft rentals and offers the widest selection of houseboats on Lake Travis. You can enjoy a two, three, or seven night stay on a 64' luxury or an 87' VIP luxury houseboat. The boats have 3 to 5 bedrooms, full baths, water slides, TV/DVD/Stereo equipment, and a full kitchen. A captain is required on the 87' houseboat.
     
Houseboating on Lake Amistad

Lake Travis and Lake Amistad plus 40 other destinations

Houseboating.org offers houseboat rentals across North America and to all the most popular destinations. They are your one stop shop for houseboat vacations to Lake Powell, Shasta Lake, Lake Mead, Lake Cumberland, Lake Lanier and of course Lake Amistad and Travis Lake in Texas.

Houseboating.org offers vacation rentals at over 40 destinations. Contact them today to plan your dream vacation!

 

Other Great Houseboating Lakes Include:

Lake Powell

  • Lake Eufaula, Oklahoma – Eufaula is about 170 miles north of Dallas on highway 75.  Lake Eufaula has over 600 miles of shoreline, lots of coves for day use or spending night, rolling hills and some scenic cliffs, and plenty of sandy beaches for day use or spending the night .Gateway Cruises 412 Lakeshore Dr. Eufaula, OK 74432 918-689-2200 rents houseboats 
  • Lake Ouachita, Arkansas -- Lake Ouachita is a Texas Outside favorite (even though it is in Arkansas).  Ouachita is 40 miles long with 970 miles of shoreline and 40,100 acres of scenic beauty, very clear waters, and over 100 uninhabited islands that are excellent for spending the night on your houseboat.
    • Lake Ouachita houseboat rentals include:
  • Lake DeGray, Arkansas – DeGray is another very pristine beautiful lake in Arkansas and great for houseboat vacations.  You can rent houseboats at Lake DeGray Resort State Park or
  • Houseboating.org houseboat on Lake PowellLake Powell, Utah - This is the ultimate houseboat lake -- 187 miles long with 96 major side canyons and a coastline of approximately 1960 miles. The scenery is breathtaking and almost indescribable with towering rock formations rising majestically straight up out of the crystal clear water.  There is one minor problem - it's a long drive from Texas and hard to get to Lake Powell, but once you are there, you won't want to leave and you'll never forget the experience! Visit to learn more and to reserve your houseboat today!
  • Lake Shasta, California - Located in beautiful northern California, Lake Shasta is perfect for a houseboating vacation with over 365 miles of steep mountainous shoreline that's covered with tall trees. You can choose from a variety of boats from that sleep from 8 up to 22 in a 65' houseboat with 6 staterooms.
  • California to Florida Houseboating Lakes - rents a wide variety of houseboats on over 40 lakes in the United States and Canada.

Lake Travis Houseboating