Paddle down Shingle Creek from Shingle Creek Regional Park at Steffee Landing in Kissimmee, where canoe and kayak rentals are now available for visitors.
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There is no beach at Hernando Beach, save the one that lets you splash into the springs at Jenkins Creek.
John takes a trip back in time with Florida Keys historian Brad Bertelli to discover the layers of history found on Indian Key, once the county seat of Dade County
A paddling trip down Branson’s Lake Taneycomo moves at a much more rapid pace than we expect as John puts his talents to work snapping photos of our flotilla.
Paddling within sight of downtown Miami? Kayak or SUP fromt Blue Moon Outdoor Center in Oleta River State Park to explore mangrove shorelines along Biscayne Bay
As most of you know, I met Sandy while preparing for an Appalachian Trail hike. Between our AT adventure and all the hiking for Florida Hikes, I never returned to what I was doing prior to all these miles on foot: I was spending once a week in my kayak, or learning how to paddle […]
In the continuing adventures of John and his kayaks: The Aquaterra Chinook was two feet longer than my old kayak, the bottom was much rounder, and it was noticeability narrower. Plus it didn’t have that great big opening for me to get into. In my old “recreational ” kayak the opening was large enough for […]
For more than a year, each weeknight, I would join my friends Lew and Dale for a paddling trip when the weather permitted. We explored many places new to me, seeing manatees, dolphins and birds too numerous to count on every trip. Once, while paddling in the barge canal between the Indian River Lagoon and […]
One of Florida’s most unusual and beautiful places to paddle, the Dead Lakes include 6,700 acres of mazy cypress and tupelo swamps in the Chipola River floodplain.
On a mellow paddling trip down the Santa Fe River, John discovers several swimming springs, thousands of turtles, and miles of quiet waterway.