From backwater tributaries to big lakes and saltwater, too, kayaking can get you more places than nearly any other boat. Even better, kayaking provides a deeper, more meaningful experience that’s hard to match. Oftentimes, this means access to scenery and locations that are relatively untouched, incredible closeness to aquatic nature, and a peaceful boating experience that you can feel in your soul.
This kind of access and refreshment is good no matter who you are, and thankfully there are countless waters in the U.S. where you can find it. But if you’re looking to plan a particularly special trip, here’s a regional look at America's most beautiful and beginner-friendly kayaking waters.
With so much potential for awesome adventures ahead, the question is: where do you want to go first?