September 20, 2022

When most people imagine traveling to the northern end of the Eastern shore, Chincoteague typically is the first thing that comes to mind.  With its world-famous ponies, fresh seafood, and …

several empty boat slips in the foreground with small shanties in the background on a marsh island

August 11, 2022

Located in James City County along the Chickahominy River and Gordon Creek is Chickahominy Riverfront Park. This 140 acre park has a wide variety of offerings for outdoor enthusiasts including …



June 3, 2022

Untouched Dragon Run is a paddlers paradise. The 40-mile span that is considered Virginia’s most pristine blackwater stream spans the counties of Essex, King and Queen, Middlesex and Gloucester. Distinguished …


December 31, 2021

A New Year’s resolution usually does one of two things: motivates you, or makes you feel like a failure. And unfortunately, we all know too well that the latter is …

"love" sign with the V made out of kayaks with water in background and sand in the foreground

November 17, 2021

Region:            Middle Peninsula Length:            5.75 miles, one-way Experience Level:    Advanced Highlights:     Picturesque inlet into marsh creek, birding & wildlife, sandy beaches Ideal Conditions:    Incoming tide, …


October 21, 2021

Paddling at sunset, fresh seafood, and a local brew. Sounds like the perfect way to spend an evening in coastal Virginia. But wouldn’t it be even better if you could …


August 30, 2021

Saturday, August 21 was a big day for Aaron and Taryn Rowland, owners of Rogue Oysters, a small oyster farm located on the Northern Neck near Lancaster, VA.  It may …


July 12, 2021

Paddling is a terrific way to escape, unplug, and get away from it all.  Bringing a smart phone out on the water can seem counterproductive if you’re seeking some tranquility, …


April 23, 2021

People everywhere seem to be spending more time outdoors, immersing themselves in nature, unplugging, and reconnecting with loved ones.  Some have taken up hiking and bicycling, some are trying their …