Monday, March 7, 2011

Kayak and Camping

To me, kayaking is about exercise and exploration. More about exercise later, but if I was to explore any place more than a couple of hours drive, I'd like to stay overnight. I have found camping to be an excellent way to do that. Just drive up the night before, camp, then wake up and kayak. It's a little more involved than that logistically, but that's the general idea. Usually, campgrounds are located closer to kayak destinations than any hotel.

Another way to plan a trip is to seek out great campgrounds and just bring the kayak. Often times the best campgrounds are near a lake or river.

This Sunset Magazine link shows 36 of the best campgrounds in California:



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