Kentucky Kayaking & Glamping Adventure A Must This Summer
Kayaking has become somewhat popular over the last several years. There are several hot spots in Kentucky that are a must if you love adventure and camping.
A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING
Angel here, for starters I've never been kayaking. I love the outdoors and water but something about climbing into a kayak has never truly tickled my fancy. Maybe it's because I'm clumsy or maybe I picture it more like white water rafting (I know it's not). I plan to ask Joe if we can add this to our bucket list of things to do together.
UP FOR ADVENTURE
I know tons of people who love to kayak. It seems like it would be super relaxing. While researching I found there are several places in the bluegrass that provide guided tours and if you're up for it camping after the ride. Red River Gorge, Mill Creek Lake, and Lake Reba all offer tours and camping.
PLANNING A TRIP
Each destination has beginner, single, family-friendly, and you can even take a pet. If you're planning on going this summer make sure to pack the following:
Bring the kids, (kids 4 and older) a small cooler or bottled water, hats, sunscreen and fishing gear if that's your thing we will provide high-quality paddle board and kayak rentals.
Red River Gorge has a swimming hole tour. This tour is self-guided and about 4 miles long. It starts and ends at the riverside campground where you can set up your tents or campers. If you're looking to cool off you can go to "Swinging Footbridge or Jumping Rock Swimming Hole.
DON'T LIKE CAMPING? WHAT ABOUT GLAMPING?!
Glamping is a glamorous form of roughing it in the outdoors. You can do a little glamping if you stay at Red River Gorge. Here's are just a few of the amenties according to Redriveradventure.net;
- Queen Bed with bedding and pillows
- Air Condition
- Coffee Pot
- On-Site Porta-Potties
- Picnic Table
- Firepit and/or ring
- Shower House (coming 2021)