Houseboat Reservations for 2022

The Grill Restaurant is closed, but we look forward to serving you next season. Overflow Campsites are NOW OPEN

Woman with two small children on deck of houseboat | Houseboating 101 | Lake Roosevelt Adventures

Houseboating 101


  1. PACK LIGHT – your Staterooms are cozy
  2. BE PREPARED – there are things you may not have thought about, lucky for you, we’re here to remind you.
  3. STOP AT THE MARINA STORE – we’ve got all the basics (plus more) that you need
  4. HAVE FUN!


  • Bedding (or sleeping bags) and pillows for each bed (light blankets may be useful for cool nights)
  • PACK LIGHT – Swim suits, flip flops, sneakers, coverups, shorts and t-shirts, a little something for cool nights….it’s literally all you will need
  • Toilet paper
  • Hand and Dish Soap
  • Towels – beach towels, bath and hand towels, and paper towels
  • Games/Cards/Water Toys & Equipment/Binoculars/MUSIC
  • A camera – you’re going to want to document this!


  • FOOD and Ziploc bags
  • Safety First – life jackets for kids and infants
  • Sunscreen (waterproof is best!)
  • Ice (you can purchase this in the Marina Store upon arrival)
  • Matches
  • First Aid/Insect Repellant
  • Water
  • Chargers for all those electrical devices
  • A sharpie – mark your name on a disposable cup and cut down on waste


  • Beach chairs
  • Hiking boots/shoes
  • Ski equipment
  • Fishing gear – including a license which is NOT sold at either marina store
  • Beach games – horseshoes, whiffle ball & bat, ladder golf, etc.


  • It’s the greatest vacation adventure that ANYONE can take. Just show up, and we teach you the rest!
  • Prior to departure, you will be given: a houseboat orientation tour, systems briefing, and safety briefing.
  • After your orientation, you will be driven out of the marina and given a short lesson on beaching and the rules of the lake. All boats must be beached every night.