Where to paddle board

Where to paddle board
  • Jul 8, 2022

Glide Paddle Boards Brave the White Nile!

We made some custom paddle boards for these two daredevils to take down the White Nile in Uganda, Africa.

  • May 2, 2022

Best Spots to Paddle Board in Tennessee

Come for the incredible music experience and stay for the even more amazing times on your paddle board! We've curated the best spots for paddle boarding in Tennessee!

  • Apr 21, 2022

Best Places to Paddle Board in Illinois

The "Prairie State" probably isn't the first state you think of for a paddle board vacation destination.  Read on, to find out why that perception is all wrong.

  • Jan 28, 2022

The Ultimate Guide on Finding Places to Paddle Board Near You

There are so many incredible places to paddle board all around you. The trick is learning where to go and what the rules are.  This is our ultimate guide to learning how to find lake to paddle board near you, among other bodies of water.  We also dive into the most popular place and our favorite place to SUP in each US State! Let us know in the comments any additions you would make!

  • Jan 2, 2022

Paddle Board New Jersey Style

When you picture paddle boarding in New Jersey, do you imagine Tony Soprano on a SUP beating someone senseless with his paddle?  Well, think again because the Garden State has some of the most scenic paddling around and you will find that wildlife abounds! Key Highlights Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: A paradise for nature lovers offering scenic paddling routes along the Middle Delaware River, surrounded by picturesque mountains and valleys. Ocean City Beach: Boasting 8 miles of white sand, this family-friendly destination offers calm bay waters for beginners and exciting surf for experienced paddleboarders. Wallkill River: Flowing northward, this unique river passes through diverse habitats and the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge, offering abundant wildlife sightings. Pompton Lakes: A tranquil spot nestled between towns, perfect for paddleboarders looking for peaceful waters and natural scenery. Passaic River: Offering a mix of natural beauty and urban landscapes, this river has rebounded beautifully from its industrial past, now a haven for wildlife. Lake Hopatcong: The state's largest freshwater lake, offering extensive shoreline and diverse water activities, with quieter midweek paddleboarding opportunities.

  • Dec 22, 2021

Five Great Winter SUP Fishing Spots

You love SUP fishing in the spring and summer so why should the winter be any different?  These five spots have been handpicked for paddle board winter fishing because the temperatures are still manageable, and the fishing is as good or better than any other part of the year. Key Highlights Lower Sacramento River, CA: A premier destination for trophy rainbow trout and winter steelhead with mild winter temperatures and scenic views ranging from urban landscapes to wild canyons. Lake Havasu, AZ: Known for its exceptional bass and redear sunfish fishing. Winter brings pleasant temperatures and calm waters, perfect for SUP fishing. Crystal River, FL: Offers a unique fishing experience with abundant saltwater species and the chance to see manatees up close from your SUP. Sabine Lake, TX: A saltwater estuary rich with trout, redfish, and flounder, offering fishing opportunities year-round. The lake's muddy bottom retains warmth, improving winter fishing conditions. Jordan Lake, NC: Famous for its hefty black crappies, this reservoir offers excellent winter fishing spots, especially downstream from the Farrington Bridge.

  • Dec 17, 2021

6 Best SUP Spots in West Virginia

When you think about “Coal Country” you probably don’t imagine some of the best SUP waterways in the country. Find out why “Almost Heaven” is an apt description of paddle boarding in West Virginia.   Key Highlights Summersville Lake: West Virginia's largest lake offers clear waters, waterfalls, caves, and 60 miles of shoreline, perfect for SUP anglers and adventurers alike. Rentals and tours are available at ACE Adventure Resort. Potomac River Water Trail: A historic river with 100 miles of SUP-able waters, featuring mellow rapids and scenic views ideal for all skill levels. River Riders can provide all necessary equipment and guidance. Tygart Lake: Surrounded by beautiful mountain views, this deep, clear lake is ideal for SUP anglers and those seeking quiet waters away from powerboats. Rentals are available at Tygart Lake Marina. The Cheat River Trail: Offers a range of paddling experiences across its 78 miles, from mellow flows to occasional rapids, amidst typical West Virginia wildlife. Blackwater Outdoor Adventures is recommended for rentals. The Shenandoah River: A beginner-friendly river with gentle rapids, flanked by private land and rich in wildlife. Front Royal Outdoors offers Glide SUP rentals and shuttle service. Beech Fork Lake: A peaceful, 720-acre reservoir perfect for bird watching and spotting wildlife, with minimal boat traffic. It's an ideal spot for a tranquil paddleboarding experience.

  • Nov 11, 2021

Down on the Bayou – Paddling in Louisiana

One of the greatest joys of the sport of paddle boarding is being able to explore areas that most of us will never see.  SUP journeys in Louisiana are no exception.  Sure, the music and bar scene in New Orleans is a ton of fun but exploring the natural wonders of the state will leave you awestruck.

  • Oct 21, 2021

5 Great Paddle Board Spots in Maine

The seasonal window for paddling in Maine is short so make sure you plan accordingly! The payoff is some of the world’s most beautiful scenery and as much of the freshest, most delicious lobster that you can eat. Key Highlights Hermit Island: Offers eight secluded white sand beaches and several hiking trails, making it a perfect spot for paddle boarding enthusiasts looking for natural beauty and tranquility. The warm waters are ideal for swimming and trying downwinding on a SUP. Acadia National Park: With its glacier-formed lakes and the Somes Sound fjard, the park offers a variety of paddle boarding experiences amidst breathtaking scenery. Acadia SUP provides rentals for those needing equipment. Damariscotta River: Known for its 'river of many fishes,' it's an excellent location for fishing from your paddle board. The river offers routes through islands and past oyster farms, appealing to both calm-water paddlers and thrill-seekers. Moosehead Lake: As Maine's largest lake, it provides a wild and choppy paddle boarding adventure with a chance to see moose. The journey around Sugar Island offers stunning views and a challenging trek for more experienced paddlers. Cape Porpoise Harbor: This unique spot near Kennebunkport features an archipelago of uninhabited islands, perfect for long-distance paddling. Paddle to Goat Island and observe the lobster boats, embodying the quintessential New England experience.

  • Sep 30, 2021

Five Amazing Spots to Hike Your iSUP Into

One of the true joys of owning an inflatable paddle board is the freedom it gives you to explore remote bodies of water.  Another added benefit is that your board can serve as a mattress if you decide to spend the night so get out there and explore!

  • Sep 7, 2021

SUP like a Local in Ohio

When most people think of Ohio, they think of football or the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame or the birthplace of the Wright Brothers, but did you know that Ohio also has hundreds of creeks, rivers, lakes and ponds to SUP on? 

  • Jun 15, 2021

Epic Spots Globally to Paddle Board

It's time to paddle around the world! Here's our top favorites we think you should explore first! Key Highlights Paddle Boarding in Crete, Greece: Explore 650 miles of stunning coastline, including sea caves and pink-sand beaches. The Dalmatian Coast, Croatia: Navigate through over 1200 islands with crystal-clear waters and enchanting medieval towns. Na Pali Coast, Kauai: Experience the challenge and beauty of paddleboarding along towering sea cliffs and secluded beaches. Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland: Paddle among icebergs in a surreal landscape under the glow of the Northern Lights. The Maldives: Glide over vibrant coral reefs and enjoy the serene beauty of this remote archipelago. Milford Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand: Marvel at dramatic fjords and lush rainforests in one of New Zealand's most iconic landscapes.

  • May 24, 2021

Fun Spots to Stand Up Paddle Board in Idaho

Next to our headquarters state we're talking about Idaho and covering all our favorite spots for Stand Up Paddle Boarding.

  • May 17, 2021

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Oregon

Oregon has a lot to offer! We've gathered local intel on the best places to Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) in the Beaver state.

  • Apr 16, 2021

Best Places to Stand up Paddleboard in Wisconsin

The world has many places to SUP! We're here to tell you the best paddling spots for a wide range of stand-up paddle boarding styles and preferences in Wisconsin.

  • Mar 31, 2021

Paddle boarding in North Carolina

North Carolina is a beautiful state with all sorts of outdoor activities to try! Paddle boarding is our favorite, so, here are six places we suggest you paddle board with diverse types of SUP. Let us know if you have any other suggestions we may have missed! Key Highlights Fontana Lake: A serene and beautiful destination, perfect for those looking to escape into nature. With its clear waters and minimal boat traffic, it's ideal for exploring the lake's hidden coves. Roanoke River: Offers a wilderness experience amidst ancient forests and abundant wildlife. The river's diverse ecosystem makes it a unique spot for SUP adventurers. Outer Banks – Kitty Hawk Woods: Known for its scenic beauty and wildlife. Paddle boarders can navigate through tranquil waters under a canopy of live oaks and red maples, making it a picturesque paddling experience. U.S. Whitewater Center: A must-visit for thrill-seekers. With over 1,300 acres of land, it offers both challenging whitewater SUP courses and serene flatwater paddling on the Catawba River. Milltail Creek, Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge: Perfect for those looking to paddle in remote and wild settings. This location offers close encounters with the region's namesake alligators and a variety of bird species. Outer Banks – SUP Surfing: The East Coast's premier destination for SUP surfing. From Corolla to Kill Devil Hills, the Outer Banks boast some of the best waves for an unforgettable SUP surfing experience.