Tag: VA Eastern Shore

Return to Willis Wharf

Last fall we launched at Willis Wharf, Virginia for the very first time and enjoyed paddling the scenic Machipongo River, which is not really a river but a large tidal creek.  The summer of 2018 found us returning to Willis Wharf with family kayakers on a beautiful sunny […]

Kayaking on Pitts Creek

Capt. John Smith’s presence on the Pocomoke River near Pitt’s Landing is well documented. On his trek up the Pocomoke to find drinkable water Smith passed Pitt’s Creek which today probably has changed little in appearance. Pitt’s Landing, on Bell Rd in New Church, VA., provides paddlers access […]

Messongo Creek and Saxis, VA

Soft shell crabs for lunch harvested right next to our restaurant. A main attraction on a kayaking trip near Saxis, VA. We launched from the Hammock Landing launch on Messongo Creek near Saxis, VA. Saxis (and Guard Shore) WMA surround the area. Silky smooth waters on Messongo Creek […]

NASA Docks

Sometimes in August perfect kayaking days occur. Temperature in the mid 80’s, slight breeze and beautiful blue skies. On such a day we drove south to Mappsville, VA and the Old NASA Ferry Dock Landing in Accomack County, VA. From the launch site paddlers can choose to go […]