Do you enjoy outdoor water activities like kayaking and boating? Well, chances are you already know what a dry bag is. However, if you’re new to outdoor water sports and activities such as paddling, rafting, snorkeling or other exciting water adventures, then you surely will want to know how valuable a dry bag is! But, they’re not just for using on the water and here’s why!
Are you heading to the coast for a beach getaway during the warmer months? Then be aware that there may be something lurking in the water that may totally ruin your vacation! The water may be affected by a red tide, a type of harmful algal bloom. Not only does red algae stink to high heaven, but it’s dangerous to swim, fish and even eat the seafood that came from it! Red tide poisoning is something you seriously don’t want to experience and here’s why!
Put-in-Bay, located on South Bass Island, is a popular tourist destination on Ohio’s lakeshore of Lake Erie. The small island village has tons of unique things to do whether you’re a local or a nomadic tourist! You and your family can learn about the Battle of Lake Erie or just enjoy the unsalted version of island life! Put-in-Bay is a low key Great Lakes destination that’s calling your name!
There are so many things to do at Crystal River Florida that there’s not enough time to see and experience even in a week! From swimming with the manatees, to fishing and diving for scallops to exploring the vast ecological preserves. Crystal River visitors can even take in a round of golf. The multitude of things to do makes this Nature Coast town one of the most adventurous Florida destinations for nature lovers!
Every year, the U.S. National Park Service grants free entry to all visitors on designated National Park Free Days. These National Park free admission days allows for free entry into all National Parks, National Monuments, National Recreation Areas, National Historic Sites, National Battlefields and even the National Seashores totaling 423 National Park sites spanning over 85 million acres across the U.S.!
Did you know blue spaces are found to hold some sort of mystical power that aids in good health? Blue spaces are being proven that natural water environments have some sort of secret liquid mojo that is actually becoming the #1 morale booster and mind-clearing motivator! In fact, living and recreating near blue spaces is actually taking the place of anxiety medications for some who suffer from mental illnesses!
Since the pandemic, there’s been a massive uptick in people recreating outdoors. However, due to the inexperience of those newer adventurers, there’s also been a huge disconnect in how we should respect the environment, wildlife and each other. Thus, this serves as a reminder of how we all should recreate responsibly.
Moab, Utah is America’s spectacular playground for venturesome souls who are fearless and daring. There are so many adventurous things to do in Moab! This Utah hip town is surrounded by breathtaking views you’ve never seen before. Around every arch, butte, canyon, hoodoo and waterfall, Moab awaits your arrival! Also being close to Utah’s Mighty 5 National Parks, Moab is the perfect epicenter to enjoy countless amazing outdoor experiences!
It’s hard not to notice those colorful kayaks cradled on the tops of vehicles, in truck beds or in kayak racks. In fact, kayaking has become so popular in recent years that the community is still growing. Paddlers of all ages have taken to the lakes, rivers and even the ocean. However, I’ve noticed lately that most paddlers don’t practice kayak safety! Continue reading “Lifesaving Kayak Safety Tips for Beginners: Boating Safety”