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Kayak Trip to a Secluded Beach

My brother owns an outdoor equipment rental company here on Hatteras Island (kayaks, surfboards, golf carts, etc…). I’m supposed to guide kayak tours for him this summer, so I took one of the kayaks and went exploring to try and figure out a good route that would provide some pretty scenery without being too long… Continue reading Kayak Trip to a Secluded Beach

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Kayaking the Ichetucknee River in North Florida

I am the queen of the mini vacation. When I get a chance to take a quick getaway, especially if I have a free place to stay, I take it! That’s how I ended up in Newberry, Florida last weekend. My friend’s brother lives in Newberry, outside of Gainesville and near some of Florida’s most… Continue reading Kayaking the Ichetucknee River in North Florida

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Kayaking in Cape Hatteras

I grew up on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, part of the Outer Banks. When I was a kid, all the locals surfed and the French Canadian tourists windsurfed. I can’t remember seeing many kayaks. Windsurfing has been replaced by kite boarding, and kayaking has gotten huge. My parents live on an inland waterway and every… Continue reading Kayaking in Cape Hatteras