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 …


September 27, 2021

It’s a 10-mile journey to paddle all the way around Jamestown Island, located on the James River near Williamsburg.  Known to some as the birthplace of America, this historic island …

bow of a kayak in the foreground with large, 17th century replica ships in the background

August 15, 2021

Gloucester has a state park to call its own in Machicomoco State Park, a mix of woodlands and waterfront with so much to do you won’t be able to fit …


July 16, 2021

Planning a stay at the Inn at Warner Hall (a waterfront bed and breakfast on the Middle Peninsula where you can sleep and paddle)? Find that it awakens your curiosity …


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, …


June 26, 2021

We think of blue on the Middle Peninsula, where enthusiasts can explore the magic of the region’s unique waterways by boat, kayak or a picnic on the shore. If you …


June 15, 2021

Region:            Middle Peninsula Length:            5 miles, one-way Experience Level:    Intermediate Highlights:        Wooded banks, winding trail, woodland wildlife Ideal Conditions:    Paddling downstream, not after heavy rains …


May 20, 2021

The Eastern shore of Virginia can sometimes feel like just a narrow strip of land with U.S. Route 13 running right down the middle of it and that’s it.  But …

bow of a kayak in the water with dolphin breaking the surface in the distance