Here’s All You Need to Know About Kayaking in the Laurel Highlands

Picture this: It’s a hot summer day. You are out on the river enjoying the sunshine gleaming on your shoulders as a soft breeze blows on your face and splashes of water on your face. If this sounds like a scenario you’d like to make a reality, you’re in luck, because we have the perfect vacation activity for you! Come to our beautiful region of Pennsylvania and enjoy the best of kayaking in the Laurel HighlandsIn this blog, we’ll tell you all you need to know about this fun outdoor activity and help you plan the best vacation ever. So, are you ready? Read on, take notes, and come enjoy the refreshing air of the Laurel Highlands! 

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Your Guide to the Best Kayaking in the Laurel Highlands 

What Are the Best Kayaking Spots? 

The Laurel Highlands have plenty of space and beautiful scenery for kayaking. So, finding the perfect river isn’t hard. Many of the best spots are located within close driving distance of Oak Lodge, making it even easier for you to access. In addition to offering wonderful kayaking opportunities, these local state parks are also great for hiking, biking, and even picnicking. Our favorite is Ohiopyle State Park. This stunning 250,000-acre park is crossed by the Youghiogheny River, offering great rafting spots and even waterfalls.  

Where Can You Rent the Best Equipment? 

Now that you know where the best kayaking spot is in the Laurel Highlands, are you ready to plan your kayaking adventure? We’re here to help. Wilderness Voyageurs is one of our favorite local companies for river outings. Not only are they highly skilled, but they are also the oldest established outfitters on the East Coast! Choose from their beginner, intermediate, or experienced excursions and get ready to have the time of your life on the water! 

Treat Yourself to a Stay in the Best B&B in the Laurel Highlands 

cabin bathroomNow that you know all about kayaking in the Laurel Highlands, it’s time to start planning your tripOak Lodge awaits you for a stay filled with beautiful views, relaxation, and delicious food. Our stunning B&B is one of the best in the Laurel Highlands, and when you stay with us, you’ll understand why. Browse our selection of Main Lodge rooms and cabins today and choose the one that’s right for you! Did we mention our breakfast is entirely homemade, including the delicious maple syrup? It’s so good you might want to bring a few bottles home, and you can!  

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