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Unwind on the water with any of these exceptional houseboat vacations! Surrounded by Minnesota's untainted wilderness, stay in Voyageurs National Park, on Lake Vermilion, or on Leech Lake. From fishing to swimming to boating, the aquatic adventures are endless. And, the houseboats feature an array of amenities including hot tubs, water slides, and barbecue grills. Combining breathtaking natural scenery and comfortable accommodations, your vacation on the lake awaits at these houseboat beauties!
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Voyagaire Lodge and Houseboats

Crane Lake, Minnesota

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Whether you're in search of a romantic rendezvous or some family fun, Voyagaire Lodge and Houseboats is more than happy to accommodate you!Nestled in Minnesota's natural beauty within Voyageurs National Park, these... read more

Whether you're in search of a romantic rendezvous or some family fun, Voyagaire Lodge and Houseboats is more than happy to accommodate you!

Nestled in Minnesota's natural beauty within Voyageurs National Park, these luxury houseboats showcase a tapestry of crystal-blue waters, ancient rock formations, and towering pine trees. Suncruisers are perfect for couples, housing from two to four guests, while the might Voyagaire can accommodate families from eight to 12. Enjoy exceptional amenities like hot tubs, waterslides, and complete baths. After indulging in the amenities, set off an adventures! Crane Lake offers a host of fishing hot spots, giving you the opportunity to hook walleye, northern, muskie, and panfish. Voyageurs National Park is perfect for scenic canoe trips, refreshing swims, and beach tanning sessions. Stay on land and hike through the lush forests of birches and pines. Escape the everyday with these luxury houseboats!

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7576 Gold Coast Rd, Crane Lake, Minnesota 55725

Related activities

Enjoy the more quaint aquatic activities of the 3,088-acre Crane Lake or set off on the grand waters of the 25,760-acre Kabetogama Lake!

Fun facts

Voyageurs National Park spans nearly 220,000 acres of lakes, wetlands, and forest. This means there's plenty of space for exploration!

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Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats

Babbitt, Minnesota

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Situated on the sparkling shores of Birch Lake, Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats gives you an array of aquatic adventures on both this lake and nearby at the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area.You serve as... read more

Situated on the sparkling shores of Birch Lake, Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats gives you an array of aquatic adventures on both this lake and nearby at the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area.

You serve as captain on this 20-mile-long lake, navigating the waters for fishing, swimming, and much more. Explore the tree-lined shorelines, rocky islands, and beautiful bays and catch glimpses of eagles, loons, and bears. Step onto land and hike through the ruggedly beautiful Superior National Forest or post up on the beach. The houseboats themselves feature deck areas with chairs and tables, sundecks, gas grills, life jackets, and much more. If the rain comes, a cabin area will keep you dry and warm. Float along the pristine waters and listen for the gentle winds blowing through the pines. Families are in for an experience they'll never forget while couples can escape on a romantic rendezvous. Timber Bay offers a houseboat adventure for every type of traveler!

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8347 Timber Bay Rd, Babbitt, Minnesota 55706

Extra Stops

Swap the blue waters for green fairways at the nearby championship golf courses: The Legend and Quarry at Giants Ridge and the Wilderness at Fortune Bay.

Related activities

Toss a line off your houseboat and reel in walleye, northern, and panfish or take a small boat and troll the shoreline.

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Hiawatha Beach Resort

Walker, Minnesota

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There's adventures for all ages at Hiawatha Beach Resort, a family-owned and operated fun center on the sparkling shores of Leech Lake.Set off on a fishing trip together, paddle the scenic waters on a kayak, or make... read more

There's adventures for all ages at Hiawatha Beach Resort, a family-owned and operated fun center on the sparkling shores of Leech Lake.

Set off on a fishing trip together, paddle the scenic waters on a kayak, or make a splash with a swim. Explore the shores on your houseboat and then stop at the docks before enjoy a tanning session on the sun-kissed beach. As one of Minnesota's biggest bodies of water, Leech Lake is teeming with fun! And you get to serve as captain of your vacation on these spacious houseboats. Up to 10 people can stay on the boat and enjoy such amenities as a swim slide, a large patio, and a barbecue. Enjoy fresh fish on the grill as you maneuver through the scenic waters. With so many creature comforts, these houseboats will make you feel at home!

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10904 Steamboat Loop NW, Walker, Minnesota 56484

Highlights

In addition to stunning scenery, Leech Lake also offers an array of fish species like walleye, musky, crappie, bluegill, perch, and largemouth bass.

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The little ones fill find big fun with weekly activities like rocket building and launching, scavenger hunts, and kids' fishing trips.

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Vermilion Houseboats

Tower, Minnesota

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You'll have plenty of space to explore the waters at Vermilion Houseboats, an outdoor oasis located on the grand Lake Vermilion. With less congestion than most lakes, you're free to fish for muskie, walleye, and... read more

You'll have plenty of space to explore the waters at Vermilion Houseboats, an outdoor oasis located on the grand Lake Vermilion. With less congestion than most lakes, you're free to fish for muskie, walleye, and northern in a peaceful setting. Cool off with a dip in the lake or explore the waters on a boat ride. Get back your land legs on a hiking trip on Mesabi Trail or a biking excursion on Tower Bike Trail. You'll feel at home on your houseboat, which you can customize to fit the size of your group. Everything from 40-foot boats to grand 60-footers accommodates every type of vacation. The 60-foot Cruiser is powered by two Mercury engines and water slides, hot tubs, and barbecue grills keep you entertained. This behemoth boat sleeps up to 12 travelers and ensures you enjoy your time on the water. Come to Vermilion Houseboats, where an idyllic location and exceptional accommodations unite!

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9482 Angus Rd, Tower, Minnesota 55790

Dates and Prices

Enjoy seasonal discounts up to 20% in the spring to fall and 10% in the summer!

Highlights

Spanning more than 40,000 acres, Lake Vermilion offers plenty of space for exploration. Reel in the fish or just cruise the calm waters.

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Kinsey Houseboats

Babbitt, Minnesota

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Combining the untainted wilderness of Superior National Forest and an array of amenities, Kinsey Houseboats offers a secluded escape with all the comforts of home.This family-owned company has been perfecting the... read more

Combining the untainted wilderness of Superior National Forest and an array of amenities, Kinsey Houseboats offers a secluded escape with all the comforts of home.

This family-owned company has been perfecting the craft of houseboat vacations for 20 years, resulting in an unmatched experience. Choose from 33- to 50-foot houseboats, equipped with gas grills, sun decks, and full kitchens. Whether you're on a honeymoon, fishing trip, or family vacation, these accommodating homes are the perfect place to soak in the serenity. After getting comfortable in your houseboat, explore all the area's activities. Cast off on an angling expedition on the Babbitt area lakes and catch walleye, northern pike, bass, and plenty of panfish. Hike the natural oasis of Birch Lake and snap photographs of deer, moose, loon, and more. The nearby town of Ely offers even more activities like shopping, golfing, and a public beach. At Kinsey Houseboats, you can get away from it all without giving it all up!

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2718 Birch River Rd, Babbitt, Minnesota 55706

Highlights

Enjoy luxury on the lake in The Four Queens, a sprawling boat with three queen-bed staterooms and one queen-bed couch.

Fun facts

Superior National Forest encompasses nearly four million acres of woods and waters, meaning the exploration never ends!

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The water awaits at Ebel's Voyageur Houseboats, which is located on the idyllic Ash River, the central entrance to Voyageurs National Park. The season starts with the fishing opener, so you can reel in a boatload of... read more

The water awaits at Ebel's Voyageur Houseboats, which is located on the idyllic Ash River, the central entrance to Voyageurs National Park. The season starts with the fishing opener, so you can reel in a boatload of fish just off your boat. If fishing doesn't hook you, dive in for a swim, go bird watching, or just lounge in the sun. On the land, enjoy berry picking among the vast wilderness that showcases deer, moose, bald eagles, black bears, white pelicans, and much more. As the season ends, soak in the vibrant colors of the fall foliage. The boats serve as your base camp for adventure. Ranging from 35 to 65 feet, these boats can accommodate up to 12 guests and feature stunning views of the natural settings. Take a dip in the hot tub, shoot down the slide, or pop a movie into the DVD player. The knowledgeable staff will answer any questions you have and direct you on your path toward excitement. Come float into fun at Ebel's!

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10326 Ash River Trail, Orr, Minnesota 55771

Highlights

Voyageurs National Park showcasing more than 100 miles of aquatic adventures, running through Namaken Lake, Sand Point Lake, Crane Lake, and more!

Related activities

Namakan Lake does not have an algae "bloom" in the summer, so vacationers can comfortably catch a tan on the many secluded beaches.

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Northernaire Houseboats

International Falls, Minnesota

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Overlooking the idyllic shores of Rainy Lake, Northernaire Houseboats offers plenty of water-fueled fun and excellent accommodations. A border lake located in Voyageurs National Park, Rainy Lake is a unique stay... read more

Overlooking the idyllic shores of Rainy Lake, Northernaire Houseboats offers plenty of water-fueled fun and excellent accommodations. A border lake located in Voyageurs National Park, Rainy Lake is a unique stay between Minnesota and Ontario. Partake in its famous walleye fishing, cast off for any of the scattered beaches, or just soak in the serenity of the crystal-blue waters. Step onto dry land and set off on a hike through the untouched wilderness, visit the historic mines, or snap photos of the breathtaking natural scenery. Choose from a variety of houseboats designed for everything from a family fun-cation to a romantic getaway. Ranging in size from 32 to 55 feet, these boats include amenities like fully equipped kitchens, spacious decks, hot tubs, and water slides. Watch a family flick on the DVD player in the cool comfort of air conditioning. The largest boat even features a living room to socialize. Your unmatched vacation on the lake awaits at Northernaire Houseboats!

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2690 Co Rd 94, International Falls, Minnesota 56649

Highlights

Rainy Lake is the largest and the most abundant fishery of the five lakes in Voyageurs National Park, but there's plenty of fun to be had at the others: Rainy Lake, Crane Lake, Lake Kabetogama, Namakan Lake, and Sand Point Lake.

Related activities

Explore the excellence of Voyageurs National Park, which is comprised of glacial rock, ruggedly beautiful terrain, secluded beaches, and wandering wildlife.

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Rainy Lake Houseboats

International Falls, Minnesota

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Located on the Minnesota/Ontario border, Rainy Lake Houseboats is part of Voyageurs National Park, the only inland water-based National Park in the country. Drift along Rainy Lake's 220,000 tranquil acres, soaking... read more

Located on the Minnesota/Ontario border, Rainy Lake Houseboats is part of Voyageurs National Park, the only inland water-based National Park in the country. Drift along Rainy Lake's 220,000 tranquil acres, soaking in views of the shimmering waters and lush forests. These houseboats have steel v-hulls, MerCruiser inboard/outboard power, 12-volt electricity and a wealth of amenities. Prepare a picnic on the gas barbecue grill, take a seat at the deck table, and shoot down the waterslide. Microwaves, refrigerators, and kitchen utensils give you all the comforts of home while navigational charts direct you toward the adventure. The fun starts with a fishing adventure! You'll have direct access to this angling oasis the moment you step on your boat. Try a smaller mode of transportation when you explore the waters on a kayak or canoe. Post up at the dock and set off on dry adventures like hiking through Voyageurs National Park or birding for more than 100 types of birds, including eagles and loons. Come to Rainy Lake Houseboats for a relaxing and recreation-filled stay!

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2031 County Rd 102, International Falls, Minnesota 56649

Highlights

Cast off on a fishing trip and reel in various species of fish including walleyes, northern pike, smallmouth bass, muskies, and black crappies.

Fun facts

Voyageurs National Park lies on the edge of the Canadian Shield, an exposed outcropping of ancient granite dating back 500 million years.

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