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Kayaking in The Kawarthas and Black Creek in Florida’s Panhandle

Kayaking in The Kawarthas and Black Creek in Florida’s Panhandle

Lifestyle
Since Peterborough, Ontario is considered the birthplace of the modern canoe-building industry, there’s a special connection between canoes and the Kawarthas. The Canadian Canoe Museum, located in Peterborough, is lobbying to have June 26th designated as National Canoe Day in Canada. To celebrate, museum organizers convene a group at the Peterborough Lift Locks and encourage paddlers everywhere to celebrate their own canoe passions on that day. But there are plenty of other ways to celebrate canoeing from spring to fall. Rediscovering a cottage lake or taking the family on a canoeing adventure in the Kawarthas is as easy as a day trip or overnight camping outing. A great holiday for bored kids, it’s a safe bet that paddling season will end before the ideas do for beautiful lakes, cr
Kayaking in Matlacha, Florida and Indian River Lagoon

Kayaking in Matlacha, Florida and Indian River Lagoon

Travel
Matlacha is a tiny (reported population of only 735) old fishing village located just before Pine Island in southwest Florida. Part of the Creative Coast, visitors will find charming accommodations, wonderful restaurants, art galleries and gift shops, fantastic fishing and plenty of nature trails. It is the perfect kayaking destination. Stay at the Sun and Moon Inn Advertised as a bed and breakfast and waterfront fishing resort, the Sun and Moon Inn, is convenient to all that Matlacha has to offer. The six cozy rooms, all decorated with the sun and moon theme, have cable, central air-conditioning, ceiling fans and mini refrigerators. The morning meal is self-serve from the array of items that provide the makings of a continental breakfast located on the second floor porch. Other ...
Swift kayak, kayaking ethical code and outdoor activities on Sanibel Island

Swift kayak, kayaking ethical code and outdoor activities on Sanibel Island

Lifestyle
Developing a personal code of ethics for swift kayak takes more than reviewing someone else's list of recommendations. It takes personal commitment, time on the water, and thoughtful analysis of new ideas or experiences. Take these recommendations with a grain of salt, be skeptical and adopt them through the lens of your own experience and personal success. Most of all, share what works with others and preserve the waterfront for future use by paddlers that have yet to come. Pre-Trip Planning - You are the primary person available to ensure your own safety in swift kayak. Good pre-trip planning will reflect this responsibility. Be aware of regulations and special concerns that apply to the area to be traveled Be prepared for extreme weather conditions, natural hazards, and commo...