The Delmarva Peninsula is lucky. We straddle the northern most range of the bald cypress tree. This means we have beautiful cypress swamps to paddle, and in our case a cypress swamp just twenty minutes away in Delaware’s Trap Pond State Park. We began our kayaking season this […]
A nature lover who kayaks to explore the places others never see. After using books, web sites etc. to find kayaking locations it's time to share our information with others. Enjoy your time on the water!
Launching from the Taylor’s Landing boat ramp, near Girdletree, MD, offers a number of paddling options including a new, to us, paddle to Tizzard Island on May 27th, 2019, Memorial Day. Our favorite paddles from Taylor’s Landing head two miles southeast to circumnavigate Mills Island, or hug the […]
On May 7th we drove to Laurel, Delaware for a one way paddle downstream on Broad Creek to Phillips Landing Recreation Area. Ths is a beautiful part of Delmarva and a favorite kayaking destination which always furnishes surprises. On April 15th, 2019 an EF-2 tornado touched down between […]
April 2019 featured a beautiful spring on DELMARVA featuring weather much nicer than in April 2018. In 2018 we first kayaked for the year on May 1st. This year’s warmth allowed us to get on the water for a short spin around the cypress swamp of Trap Pond […]
October 8th and 9th, 2018, found us spending two perfect autumn days kayaking near St. Michaels, Maryland. The town of St. Michaels is one of our very favorite destinations, and we highly recommend the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and the St. Michaels Winery. On this trip, we put […]
Having fun with kayak surfing. On the third day of our kayaking adventure with Road Scholar we traveled south to Lake Willoughby in Vermont. A quick check of our passports and we crossed the border into the U.S. This day on Lake Willoughby the planned paddle was one […]
Brome Lake Marsh, Knowlton, Louise Penny and the Benedictine Monastery The second day of our September 2018 Road Scholar trip of kayaking adventures, Kayak Day Trips: Quebec and Vermont, took us deep into the Eastern Townships of Quebec Province to Brome Lake. The launch site at Tiffany Park […]