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SEAFARING | Nest in New York: Life Aquatic

SEAFARING | Nest in New York: Life Aquatic

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Want to sample living on a houseboat? Try before you buy? Here are a few that will surely make you fall in love with life on the water.

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Ziggy Stardust Surf Houseboat

$450 / night

FUN FACTS:

Sleeps 12 guests
4 Bedrooms
7 Beds

This stunning and vibrant houseboat can be found in the Jamaica Bay area of Rockaway Beach. The interior is spacious with plenty of room to spread out and not feel cramped. Make sure to drink your coffee or enjoy a glass of wine on the roof deck. Also, if you are into fishing and surfing, this is your spot and if you don’t feel like bringing your board, there are boards and wetsuits available to use and it is a quick walk away from the surf break! So grab your friends and enjoy the relaxing vibe! Photos from www.airbnb.com / Superhost: Ben

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Salt Shack Houseboat

$150 / night

FUN FACTS:

Sleeps 4 guests
Bedroom
2 Beds

This houseboat has been lovingly renovated down to every little detail. It has a clean, earthy and modern aesthetic. The kitchen is the perfect place to make your morning cup of tea or coffee or make a romantic dinner. Be sure to relax in the Adirondack chairs on the top deck too! Need to unwind? This may be the perfect spot for you! Photos from www.airbnb.com / Superhost: Neanna

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Erie Canal Houseboats

$1,750 - $3,500 for 3-7 nights

FUN FACTS:

Sleeps 4-6 guests
Different style boats to rent!

There are multiple old style houseboats available to rent and coast down the Erie Canal. Bring along some friends and have a trip that takes you back in time. A number of boats have private bedrooms with additional conversion beds for extra guests. There is also air conditioning on most boats as well making these the perfect waterside getaways in the warmer months! Photos from www.houseboating.org / Erie Canal Listings

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Rockaway Chic Houseboat

$175 / night

FUN FACTS:

Sleeps 4 guests
2 Bedrooms
2 Beds

This houseboat from 1967 is cute as a button and is equipped with two double beds accommodating four guests. Enjoy this cozy space with your close friends or family. Located in Jamaica Bay, it is just a short walk to the beach and is just a short bus ride away from the Rockaway Beach nightlife! Photos from www.airbnb.com / Host: Natasha

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“Pieces of Eight” Boat

$199 / night

FUN FACTS:

Sleeps 3 guests
1 Bedroom

Take a getaway on this beautiful 1978 Tollycraft vintage trawler on Seneca Lake. Located in the heart of Watkins Glen and docked on the waterfront. Spend your days hiking, kayaking, and wine tasting and then come back to your relaxing and private mini-yacht! Photos from www.vrbo.com / Owner: Stefan Trego