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Lake Accotink, Springfield VA

Five Kayaking Destinations Near Springfield, VA

Springfield is located in the southern portion of Virginia’s Fairafax County just north of where the Occoquan River meets the Potomac. It was originally founded as a station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in 1847. Today the town is a bustling business center with

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Bridge in Bourne Massachusetts

Where to Kayak in Bourne, Massachusetts

Experience the beauty for Bourne, Massachusetts and Buzzards Bay from your canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. The Buzzards Bay coast offers paddlers dozens of gorgeous and protected bays, coves, rivers and estuaries to explore. Glide across still freshwater ponds, slice through the waves on an

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Detroit River

Michigan Kayaking Destinations Near Detroit

When you think of Detroit, Michigan your first thoughts may be of automobiles and sports. But Detroit is a great place for nature lovers as well. The city is home to the only international wildlife preserve located in North America that’s in the heart of

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Rapids at Chattahoochee River, Columbus GA

Five Must Kayak Places Near Atlanta, Georgia

From fresh mountain air and rushing rivers to cool sea breezes and calm coastal waters, Georgia offers every kind of kayaking you could imagine. There’s urban kayaking in Atlanta, beach combing along the uninhabited barrier islands, secluded swamp waters and daring whitewater rapids for the

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Swartswood Lake at Swartswood Lake State Park

Where to Kayak Near Sparta New Jersey

Sparta, New Jersey lies on what is considered one of the finest lake communities in the Northeast, Lake Mohawk. The pristine 3-mile-long lake is exceptionally clean and beautiful. A haven for kayakers and canoers. But unless you happen to own property on the lake, it’s

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Pittsburgh PA

Where to Kayak in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At the juncture of three rivers, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers plenty of opportunities for kayaking. Calm flat waters, great fishing spots, an abundance of wildlife and unique urban experiences are always near, no matter where you venture. You don’t even have to leave

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WekiKayking Wekiwa Springs State Park, Florida

Florida Kayaking Destinations: Where to Kayak near Orlando, FL

For many people Orlando is synonymous with theme parks but there’s far more to the central Florida city. There’s downtown Orlando filled with restaurants, night clubs, concerts, and post-game celebrations. There’s residential Orlando with canopied oaks and lakefront bungalows. Then just a short drive in

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Black River Near Milford, Massachusetts

Canoeing & Kayaking Destinations near Milford, Massachusetts

The ever-growing watersport of kayaking has people splashing through rapids and hugging the coastlines and shores all across Massachusetts. With an ocean shoreline as well as state forest, parks, rivers and lakes dotting the state, it can be hard to decide where your next adventure

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Huron River Near Ann Arbor MI

Michigan Kayaking Destination: Ann Arbor

Located in southeast Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, Ann Arbor is many things. It’s a bustling university town, a culinary hotspot, and a tech hub. It’s a cultural melting pot and an urban oasis. It’s also a famous destination for kayakers, canoers and other paddlers thanks, in large

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Kayak Virginia

The Best Paddling Near Ashburn, Virginia

Virginia is beautiful in the spring with its sparkling waters, scenic parks, and secluded wetlands. Find great kayaking destinations just south of Leesburg in the quaint water-filled village of Ashburn in Loudoun County, VA. Where to Kayak Ashburn, VA Ashburn, Virginia is 30 miles northwest

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Mohawk River in Amsterdam NY

Kayaking the Mohawk River in Amsterdam, New York

Upstate New York is extensively shaped by watershed giving endless opportunities for kayaking, boating, fishing and other water recreation. One river in particular, the Mohawk River, where it winds through the small city of Amsterdam, is becoming known for kayaking excursions. The Mohawk River in

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Kayaking Destinations Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As we turn the corner from winter towards spring, it’s time to start thinking about your first kayaking or canoeing trips of the season. We’re here to help with a few great places for kayaking near Philadelphia. One of the best ways to flee the

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Best Portsmouth, New Hampshire Kayaking

Portsmouth is a port city on the Piscataqua River in New Hampshire. It’s located about an hour north of Boston. Portsmouth is one of New England’s most popular port towns with its interesting shops, wonderful places to eat, and a rich history to explore. And

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Where to Kayak Near Hamilton, New Jersey

Hamilton is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey. It is part of the New York metro, directly bordering Trenton as well as the Philadelphia metro. But despite its rather urban location, it offers many great kayaking and canoeing destinations that offer a quiet escape

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Kayak Destination: Palmetto, Florida

There’s no shortage of adventure waiting for you on the water near Palmetto, Florida. This charming old Florida town is filled with charisma, quiet charm, and natural splendor. Practically surrounded by water on all sides, there are so many splendid options for kayakers of all

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5 Best Kayaking Destinations Near Marietta, Georgia

Marietta is a lively city, just northwest of Atlanta, Georgia with a rich history and vibrant future. It is perhaps best known for its charming turn-of-the-century square, quaint shops, beautiful parks, hiking trails, theaters and museums, but the city is also centrally located near some

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Michigan Kayaking Destinations: Traverse City

On the picturesque shores of Grand Traverse Bay in the northern reaches of Lower Michigan sits Traverse City, a kayaker’s paradise. The area is home to hundreds of quiet forest lakes as well as streams and rivers that flow into Grand Traverse Bay and its

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Best Virginia Kayaking Destinations: The Potomac River

The Potomac River creates the border between Virginia and Maryland, flowing from Jennings Randolph Lake high in the Blue Ridge Mountains all the way to the Chesapeake Bay.  With over 300 miles of the 355 mile river recognized as a National Recreation Trail, the trail

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Massachusetts Kayaking Destinations: Kayak Cape Cod

Cape Cod is an amazingly diverse body of water that offers some really unique kayaking opportunities not far from Boston. There are islands, harbors, coves, ponds and rivers, which offer more than 60 different kayaking routes. Some are excellent options for kayakers of all skill,

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Minnesota & Wisconsin Fall Leaf-Peeping Kayak Trips

While many kayakers think of summer as the ideal paddling season with its long days and warmer weather, fall can be just as good. Especially if your goal is to glimpse the beautiful fall foliage. Leaf-peeping from your kayak or canoe is the perfect way

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