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The Outside Urban Survival Guide

Farm shares, new campgrounds, paddle trails—urban living is getting better and better. We break down these and 28 other new developments that are making U.S. cities shine....

Little Yeoman Brewing

12581 Dallas Lane, Cabool, Missouri417-926-9185An hour and a half drive south of Springfield on a leafy farm in the Ozarks, Little Yeoman is a minuscule 80-gallon...

Marshall Wharf Brewing

2 Pinchy Lane, Belfast, Maine207-338-1707; marshallwharf.comEstablished: 2003 (bar)...

Ourayle House Brewery

215 7th Ave., Ouray, Colorado970-903-1824; ouraylehouse.comEstablished: 2005

Yoga Paddling

Mission Bay Aquatic Center takes beginner paddlers a hundred feet into San Diego’s 4,235-acre Mission Bay and teaches them to downward dog (plus a whole series of yoga positions) on their...

Rip Curled

Surf classic waves in California’s Half Moon Bay—it's home to Maverick’s big-wave surf contest, but that's not the reason you’re going—by heading to the bay’s...

Desert Multiday

Escape Lake Mead’s motorboats and frat boys on Desert Adventure’s two-day SUP trip. You’ll join four paddlers and a guide at Hoover Dam on the lake’s southern shore and...

Hot Springs

The secret to cold-water stand up paddleboarding? Hot springs, like those on Lake Tahoe’s north shore. Pick up boards from Tahoe Paddle & Oar ($90/person guided tour and rental; ...

Floating and Fishin’

You can SUP on most of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. The trick is picking the one with the biggest fish. Try central Minnesota’s Spider Lake. Rent a board with a rod holder from MN Surf...

Air Time

It’s not sailing, but with a steady 30-knot wind blowing parallel to Maui’s north shore, the eight-mile trip from Maliko Gulch to Kanaha Beach Park will feel like it. Go in October...

Island Hopping

The best SUP trip for wildlife in the Florida Keys is between Stock Island and Key West, the two westernmost flecks of land in the 822-island chain. The mile-long Cowkey Channel tunnels through...

Rapid Rush

At Otter Bar Lodge's all-inclusive whitewater SUP school in California, beginner paddlers move from flat-water ponds to Class III whitewater in a week. Up to 14 guests stay in the western-style...

Urban Escape

The real beauty of New York’s Jamaica Bay is that it’s a 90-minute subway ride from Times Square. That you can paddle between grass islands and estuaries within sight of the NYC...

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