Italio River CabinTongass/Yakutat, Alaska 1 of 9
Located on the west Bank of Hooligan Creek, half a mile from Old Italio River and the Gulf of Alaska, a stay at this cabin is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Santa Cruz IslandSanta Barbara County, California 2 of 9
Kayaking on one of California's Channel Islands will truly be your summer adventure. This island is remote, rugged, gorgeous and wild. If you're an experienced camper and kayaker, bring your own and set out. If you're not, rent a kayak (make accommodations before you arrive) and hire a guide.
Cypremort State ParkCypremort Point, Louisiana 3 of 9
With a beach area on the Vermillion Bay, boat launch, six cabins, lodges, bay and bayou views, this state park offers southern kayakers a much needed summer cool-down
San Elijo State BeachCardiff-by-the-Sea, California 4 of 9
San Diego is hard to beat in the summer. With miles of shoreline and a relatively mild Pacific OCean, kayaking opportunities are endless between the campground, scenic La Jolla coves and many lagoons.
Astoria/Seaside KOAAstoria, Oregon 5 of 9
Located on the north Oregon coast on the Columbia River and just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean, the waterfront here is chockfull of maritime history and amazing views of that aweinspiring Pacific Northwest landscape.
Hampton State Beach ParkHampton, New Hampshire 6 of 9
Hampton is the place to be during a New Hampshire summer. The large, sandy beach is the perfect gateway to explore the Granite State's rocky shoreline by water.
Sunset Bay State ParkCoos Bay, Oregon 7 of 9
Situated in one of the most scenic areas on the Oregon coast, Sunset Bay State Park features beautiful sandy beaches protected by towering sea cliffs.
Hither Hills State Park RVMontauk, New York 8 of 9
This classic Hamptons spot is one of the most scenic in the area. The ocean is more or less calm during the summertime for some scenic kayaking.