Outdoor adventures abound in the Hudson Valley, from horseback riding, hiking, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, fishing to canoeing and kayaking on the Hudson River.
Whether you're visiting the scenic Lake Champlain for hiking, fishing or kayaking, or climbing the beautiful Green Mountains, Burlington is one of the best places in the United States for outdoor enthusiasts to visit.
Hiking, kayaking, sailing, fishing, BMX and trail biking, picnicking and RV parking are all available.
Kayaking and riverboat rides on the Mississippi River are just a stroll away, as are overlooks, green ways, parks and a river bluff hiking and biking trail. "Duck" amphibious vehicle tours are also available.
Mill Ruins Park by the river has a 1.8 mile hiking trail and is part of the National River and Recreation Area where you can go hiking, biking and kayaking.
A myriad of forests, lakes, and rivers in the state of New York offer great opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, skiing, hiking and exploring.
One hundred and fifteen acres of hiking and cycling trails, along with fishing and kayaking opportunities are available at this outdoor attraction year-round.
Known as a canoeing and kayaking destination, the area also boasts plenty of back roads and forested trails perfect for biking, hiking and cross-country skiing adventures.
Dutchess County is home to numerous lakes that are popular for sailing, canoeing, kayaking and snorkeling.
Bradenton also offers a host of outdoor recreational activities, such as kayaking, hiking, snorkeling, camping and bird watching.
Penfield, New York, is nestled amid the Finger Lakes region of New York, and visitors have access to beautiful hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, camping and winter snow sports.
Whether you are open water kayaking in Dunkirk Harbor or bird watching at Point Gratiot Park, a meal at the marina's Windjammer's Lakeview Restaurant is nearby and flavorful.
Water sports such as swimming and kayaking are popular here.
After a summer day of canoeing, paddle boating or kayaking in Jamesville's Butternut Creek, or following a long day at the Jamesville Beach Disc Golf Course, a relaxing evening and a hearty meal are in order.
Of course, the Mississippi River is a major attraction, with biking, hiking, kayaking and canoeing on and around Mud Island.
All of the great waterways will give an outdoor enthusiast plenty to do, including whitewater rafting, fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming, and scuba diving.
This setting naturally makes it a prime location for water sports, and you can enjoy anything from a relaxing afternoon of beachcombing to kayaking the Patuxent (rentals are available at the nearby Patuxent Adventure Center).
Days in the San Francisco Bay Area are easily filled with outdoor activities whether it be hiking in the Muir Woods or kayaking along miles of rocky coastline but the evening remains to explore the culture of the city.
Enjoy canoeing, kayaking or swimming in Lake Surprise within Watchung Reservation.
The Seabrook area provides numerous opportunities for outdoor activities, including fishing, swimming and kayaking.
Enjoy hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, and other outdoor sports only 10 miles away at Adirondack Park.
Visitors can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, lake tours and swimming.
Kisco offers a wealth of water sports, including swimming, boating and kayaking.
After working up an appetite kayaking in Boston Harbor, Mantra is sure to hit the spot.
Boating enthusiasts will enjoy Boston, as boating, sailing, kayaking and canoeing is possible all around Boston Harbor.
South Orange County has a wide variety of outdoor activities from surfing the waves of San Clemente, to hiking the trails in Laguna Canyon or kayaking in Dana Point.
The town's proximity to the river offers easy access to white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking.
Situated on the sandy banks of Long Island Sound, Westbrook Connecticut offers outdoor enthusiasts sandy beaches and activities from sailing and kayaking to hiking and saltwater fishing.
It's situated right on Lake Union, where you'll be able to watch other outdoor enthusiasts kayaking, canoeing and sailing as you dine.
Its slow rivers and creeks are among the best waters in the state for kayaking and canoeing.
The nearby Erie Canal is lined with trails for hiking and cycling and has put-ins for kayaking and canoeing.
Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May Harbor Cape May, New Jersey 08204(609) 884-8296www.thelobsterhouse.com Bobby Dee's Rock 'N' Chair After a day of kayaking through the back bays of Avalon, step into Bobby Dee's Rock 'N' Chair for lunch or dinner.
It also is busy in the summer, with visitors taking to the mountains for hiking, biking, fishing, boating, kayaking and horseback riding.
After working up an appetite rooting for your favorite team, hiking park trails or kayaking on the Trinity River, take some time to experience a classic Texas steak house.
It is one mile from the Charles River, where outdoor adventurers can enjoy kayaking, sailing, canoeing, and running or biking along the footpath.
Spend a day kayaking, canoeing or boating in the pristine waters off the island.
You can take part in a wildlife safari in the Los Padres National Forest, watch the dolphins, and sea lions during a kayaking tour, glimpse the whales in the Santa Barbara Channel, ride horses, surf, or golf, all in one city.
If you're enjoying some outdoor recreation, such as swimming at Green Lake, kayaking in Lake Washington or bicycling at the arboretum, and your belly tells you to take a break for food, you'll have no shortage of fine choices.
Here, guests can engage in a number of water sports, including kayaking, sailing and swimming.
Flat water kayaking rental is available on the northwest side of the park on Lake Elizabeth.
Visit Middletown Nature Gardens, take the bike path along the Mattabesset River, hike Higby Mountain and go kayaking or canoeing at Cromwell Meadows.
Water enthusiasts will enjoy Centerport Beach Park, which is open for boating, kayaking, canoeing and more.
The river has falls and rapids that make it a challenge for kayaking and canoeing.
Oceans 11 is less than 1 mile away from the Anne Kolb Nature Center, which features guided kayaking tours through the area's mangrove forests.
Even for an urban area, Minneapolis offers many options for the outdoors enthusiast, including, kayaking, waterfall viewing, and biking.
Or test your kayaking skills at Clear Creek Whitewater Park.
Kayaking the Maine coast, hiking park trails, swimming, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, tidepooling---it all takes energy and calories.
Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of complimentary activities such as kayaking, paddle boating, mountain biking and canoeing.
In summer, water buffs can take to more than 400 lakes and enjoy kayaking, renting a boat or canoe and water skiing.
Ballston Lake is next door with boating, fishing, kayaking and hiking trails.
The O'Shaughnessy Reservoir, Alum Creek Lake and Hoover Reservoir are all just north of Columbus and are places for fishing, boating, kayaking and rafting.
In addition to kayaking, fishing and other outdoor activities, the city of Houston is home to many great Thai restaurants.
Outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike may enjoy the historical landmarks throughout Colonial Williamsburg while taking to the trails for a day hiking or kayaking the pristine marshlands.
Four million people visit Charleston and its surrounding areas each year, not only for its history, but for its many beaches and outdoor activities, such as kayaking or canoeing through the Blackwater Swamp of Cypress Gardens.
After a day of hiking any of the dozen trails in Atlanta, kayaking or rafting on the Chattahoochee River or camping in one of the parks, famous Atlanta restaurants give you a chance to dress up and have a night on the town.
Honolulu has it all---swimming, surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, diving and lots of good eating.
After a day of exploring and hiking around Boston's Harbor Islands, walking the historic Boston National Historical Park or sea kayaking in Boston Harbor, it is time for a change of pace at one of Boston's fine restaurants.
For recreation, the Denver area offers skiing and snowboarding in winter, and rafting, kayaking, hiking and biking in summer.
Visitors can enjoy biking, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and guided nature tours at Acadia National Park.
Kayaking trips, biking and hiking are all crowd-pleasers.
The bay and the rivers that flow into the region offer kayaking, canoeing, fishing and sailing.
However, the Charles river is a mile a way, and its waters offer a variety of exciting activities such as kayaking, fishing and canoeing.
The Fiscalini Ranch has hiking and bike trails, and kayaking tours are available.
Hallowell, ME 04347-0289(207) 623-4883 http://www.kennebecvalley.org Resources Trails.com: Acadia National Park Sea Kayaking Trails.com: Appalachian Trail Trails.com: Northern Maine Fishing
The Bar Harbor marina is a good place to go for sailing, boating and saltwater fishing, and the local waters offer sea kayaking opportunities.