As I write this, the weather outside is a bit chilly which may deter you from even thinking about getting near the water.

But, as it happens, Spring and Summer will be here before you know it and it's never too early to start planning your next getaway. I was scrolling through unique stays on and stumbled upon the "houseboat" category.

Sticking to the midwest, here are at least four Houseboat stays you can find on Airbnb (you know, for when it gets a bit warmer):

At Least 4 Airbnb Houseboats You Can Rent in the Midwest

Why stay by the water when you can stay ON the water?

If staying on the water is a bit out of your budget, there are still ways to enjoy the Lake Life. You could rent boats to take out on Lake Michigan or other inland lakes:

Or, you could hop on a boat tour:

If you like staying in cozy cabins during the frigid months, check out these stays in Michigan:

12 Cozy Cabins for a Perfect Winter Getaway in Michigan

Winter doesn't have to be all bad thanks to these cozy cabin stays throughout Michigan.

6 Enchanting Ohio Treehouse Stays on Airbnb

Who knew that Ohio offered so many treehouse stays?

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