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A Taste of Spring!

Are you as excited as we are that we in central Texas have had a few days warm enough to enjoy the many bodies of water in Austin? Get those kayaks and paddleboards ready to hit the waves, but also make sure you’re up to date on the local ordinances. In addition to the Texas…

Amazing Austin Architecture!

The architecture of Austin’s skyline is always captivating (and changing). While our view at Austin Paddle Shack is one of the best views in town, I’ve compiled a list of more unique spots where you can capture the picturesque view of concrete and steel that makes up downtown Austin. Zilker Park: Day or night, bring…

Thinking About Getting Your First Kayak?

Thinking of getting your own kayak, but not sure where to start?   The best kayaks for beginners are stable, forgiving, and rugged enough to handle the learning curve. They should be less streamlined than an expert vessel, and they should have reinforced hulls which can handle being knocked about. Overall, stability and durability are two features that should be…

Austin, Texas: The Paddle Boarding Capital of the World

The Paddle Boarding Capital of the World If you’re looking for a fun, new activity to participate in in Austin, Texas, you should try paddle boarding(SUPing). Austin, Texas has quickly become the paddle boarding capital of the world. Suping originated in Hawaii, but has gained a lot of popularity in Austin over the past several years…

Top 10 tips for paddle boarding in Austin, Tx

Austin Texas Paddle Boarding Tips With any new sport, there are a lot of great tips to learn.  Learning how to go paddle boarding is no different.  You can avoid a lot of  beginner paddle boarder mistakes by reading our list of 10 awesome tips for the beginner stand up paddle boarder. Whether you are renting a…

Hot Spots in Austin Texas: Guadalupe River

Guadalupe River The Guadalupe River runs through Texas, starting in Kerr Country and ends all the way in the San Antonio Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. With several dams along its length, the river gives way to several lakes. Between the river and the lakes, the river is a popular destination for those who…

Points of Interest in Austin, Texas

Halloween Bat Tour

Points of Interest in Austin, Texas Texas State Capitol Built in 1888, one of the most major points of interest in Austin, Texas is the Capitol is a giant granite and marble structure that features a large rotunda and dome. It is also home to…