The 2012 Olympics and Paralympics’ sailing competitions helped give Weymouth and Portland a massive boost in tourism. So it’ll come as no surprise that the area continues to attract watersports enthusiasts in huge numbers. Ocean kayaking – one of the … Continue reading
Like many of its neighbours on England’s southwest coast, Plymouth has, inevitably, a strong maritime presence. Add palm trees, countless tourist attractions and warm summer temperatures into the mix, and you have a recipe to attract scores of visitors. Watersports … Continue reading
Scenic Northumberland in Northeast England offers so much variety for tourists. Friendly towns, bustling cities and quaint villages blend with stunning scenery. Its historic sites sit comfortably with an unspoiled North Sea coast of outstanding natural beauty. Castles dominate along … Continue reading
Netarts Bay in Tillamook County on the northwest coast of Oregon is a special place you won’t ever forget. Located between Cape Meares and Cape Lookout, this body of water is an estuary rich in Dungeness crab. Locals and visitors … Continue reading
Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has become one of the world’s fastest growing water sports. Not only does it offer a great work out in the open air, it also enables you to progress in the water at your own pace. … Continue reading
Spectacular scenery and a wide variety of water sports are what makes Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park so popular. Being the largest stretch of freshwater in mainland Britain, it’s little wonder that kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts flock there. … Continue reading
For thousands of years man has gone out on the sea alone in a kayak and experienced what many consider the ultimate journey of the soul. The athleticism of paddling combined with the screams of gulls and the rocking of … Continue reading
Colorado is not only the place where beauty and culture meet; it’s also an overflowing cornucopia of outdoor activity. The mountains are lofty peaks that frame the heavens for hikers and bikers, but it’s also the home of a world-class … Continue reading
The same thing happens to me every spring. The ice leaves the river and I get so excited I’m out paddling hard for the whole day. And then I pay for it with sore muscles for a week. Even though … Continue reading
• A summer paddle on Oregon’s Willamette River —good.
• A five-day paddle down Oregon’s largest signature river in the August sunshine—better.
• An annual paddling trip on the Willamette River with delicious catered meals, nightly musical entertainment, happy hour … Continue reading