| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Many trips to the Amazon tend to be based on very small ships (actually more like large boats). Tofino Expeditions is offering a new twist with a nine-day kayaking exploration of the iconic river system. Accompanied by a naturalist and aboriginal guides,...
| Oct 4, 2013
Mark Guetersloh motored his johnboat slowly, very slowly, through the still water of the Cache River. Keenly aware that tree stumps lurking beneath the algae-covered surface have shredded many a propeller, he had a couple of oars, just in case....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:42 PM
MOUNTAIN PINE RIDGE FOREST RESERVE, Belize — As Hummingbird Highway carves away from Belize's resort-laden sands, pavement dissolves into rutted dirt tracks and the dense jungle canopy starts to press in from all sides. The tallest buildings pushing...
| Jan 11, 2014
A book and a blanket on the sand would be enough to enjoy a getaway to Palm Coast and the Flagler County beaches, but one also should arrive with a thirst for shopping, history and the outdoors.
Hiking, camping and kayaking opportunities abound in...
| Mar 4, 2014
Best known as the creator, star and producer of the popular television series "Survivorman," Les Stroud also is a bestselling author, advanced survival trainer for the Canadian Military Armed Forces and a musician who has written theme songs for his...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Visitors to downtown Naperville may be able to kayak this summer.
The Naperville Park District is working on a deal with Naperville Kayak to offer rentals.
"We felt that it would be a nice option to have available for the community," said Brad Wilson,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Kayaks are coming to downtown Naperville this spring.
The Naperville Park District signed off on a deal Thursday with Naperville Kayak to offer rentals at the Paddleboat Quarry from May through September.
Rentals will cost $14 for a half hour, and...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:45 AM
If you're a Kayak user like me, you're always looking for new ways to use the travel search engine to find good deals.
Kayak this week revamped a tool that makes it easier to compare the price of airfare-hotel vacation packages from a variety of...
| Feb 15, 2014
It wasn't a picture-perfect day for outdoor exploring.
In the midst of a recent cold snap, temperatures were in the 40s, the sky was overcast and a drizzling rain soaked the boardwalks at Rainbow Springs State Park in Dunnellon. Only a handful of people...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Anne Arundel County
Abrakadoodle Art Education
June 23-Aug. 22
Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:37 PM
EDEN, N.C. — Pete Harrison dipped his kayak paddle into a gray stain on the bank of the murky Dan River. He pulled out a sticky gob 4 inches thick.
"That's pure coal ash," he said.
Harrison, a lawyer with the Waterkeeper Alliance, was kayaking...