Going Places: Tales from the road: Kayak touring


Ride along with Outside’s writers as they scour the globe for the ultimate in outdoor travel, noting the best sea-kayaking opportunities along the way. Fourteen trip ideas from the Outside files.

Follow the velvety cliffs of Kauai’s Na Pali coast
Day trip to uninhabited Mokolua Islands just off the over-inhabited Oahu coast
Explore the coast of Molokai, Hawaii’s last unspoiled island
Pacific Northwest
Paddle a wildlife refuge at Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands north of Seattle
The Gulf Islands of British Columbia offer 200 islets and protected channels
Experience a seal’s-eye view of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
The vast Kenai Fjords National Park presents a range of trip options
In Prince William Sound it’s just you, the whales, and the glaciers
Secluded beaches
Massive dunes lend a coastal feel to Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes lakeshore
The palm-fringed beach of Santa Catalina Island is a slice of the tropics
Float the salt-water marsh and lagoons of North Carolina’s Bear Island
Tim Cahill goes sea kayaking in Baja, Mexico. Plus, access and resources information.
Greece: a seven-day village-to-village paddle along Crete’s south shore
British Virgin Islands: five days around Anegada, near Virgin Gorda
Belize: four to 12 days island-hopping the Caribbean atolls and cays

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