NewEnglandTravelPlanner.com Logo   Kayaking in New England
Kayaking is popular on both freshwater lakes and rivers, and along the New England seacoast.

 

   

The variety of water areas, seascapes and landscapes makes New England an excellent place for the sport.

Kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and canoes are available for rent near Boston:

—Boating in Boston, 2401 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton

—Charles River Canoe & Kayak, 455 Nahanton Street, Newton, at Nahanton Park on the Newton/Needham town line

—Bearskin Neck in Rockport MA is one of many places where you can rent a kayak and go with an experienced leader out for a paddle in the ocean.

Kayaks, Rockport MA
Kayaks awaiting renters on Bearskin Neck in Rockport...

You glide between the yachts of Rockport harbor, then past the breakwater and out into the sea, staying close to shore, of course.

It's a great way to spend a beautiful summer day!

—by Tom Brosnahan



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Kayakers, Rockport MA

Above, kayakers head out to sea in Rockport MA.