If the number of new trips and schools is any indication, stand-up paddleboarding is here to stay. Ocean River Sports, a Victoria, B.C.–based outfitter, is launching overnight stand-up-paddleboarding trips in the Gulf Islands. Paddlers will hop between tiny islands, hike, and spot porpoises, otters, and orcas. US$595; August 13–14; oceanriver.com. California's Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School will offer a seven-day river-running SUP clinic on the wave trains of the forgiving Klamath River this August. $1,890; otterbar.com. Hell, you can even see the Galápagos via SUP. Quito, Ecuador–based Tropic Journeys in Nature runs a seven-day trip that takes guests paddling, mountain biking, and snorkeling on and around San Cristobal, Isabela, and Santa Cruz islands. $1,965; detourdestinations.com.