| Sep 6, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 8
Beach fun The Mayo Beach Park Fun Day will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the park, 4150 Honeysuckle Drive, Edgewater. Canoeing, kayaking and other water activities. Lifeguards will on be duty and picnics are welcome. Grilling, alcohol or...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:39 AM
An article in the Sept. 6, 1913, edition of The Argus eased concerns of a woman's well-being after a false report of boating accident.
The report in the Baltimore papers Monday that Miss Annette Chase of Eden Terrace, who is spending the summer at Pine...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Get out on the water and experience Connecticut's marshes while learning the basics of canoeing at the Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center in Milford. Canoe tours, which are suitable for kids ages 7 and up (accompanied by adult), will let you...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka is a fantastic place to view wildlife. The early bird gets the worm in this situation, since the deer are usually out early in the morning to forage for food.
If you arrive at the state park's main gate off Wekiwa...
| Sep 1, 2013
I plan to remember this year's vacation season with just two words: Never again.
Never again, that is, will I take all my technology along. The Internet has ruined summer vacations.
When I first visited my in-laws' cabin in Ontario's north woods 35...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:57 PM
First The New York Times; now the Canton Kayak Club?
The website for the group of urban paddling enthusiasts was the victim of an apparent hacking Wednesday and Thursday, bearing an image of a man on a horse with a spear and the messages "NO WAR!" and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Lynne Kylish has struck gold.
Not literally, but Kylish, the mom of three from New Jersey, thinks her family found vacation nirvana at the Whiteface Lodge (http://www.thewhitefacelodge.com) in Lake Placid, N.Y., (http://www.lakeplacid.com). And for a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Mariah Davis of Carpentersville has spent the past six summers swimming, canoeing, volunteering, making friends and worshiping at Fox Valley Christian Action camp in St. Charles.
"The camp has had a huge impact on my life," said Davis, 16, recently on...
| Aug 16, 2013
Tours of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse will be held at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 24, Sept. 14 and 28. Visitors can learn about how lighthouse keepers lived, other lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay and how many are still...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:04 AM
A fledgling L.A. River kayak company resumed its tours this week after recreational activity was halted for three days in the aftermath of a tanker crash that sent gas spilling through storm drains near the waterway and igniting.
All normal recreational...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Every outdoorsman loves spending time on the water, but not everyone owns a boat.
That’s not a problem if you don’t mind spending a little money to rent one.
Boat rentals aren’t as prominent as they were years ago when I was boat-...