Kayaking Adventures in the Apostle Islands - Where Land Meets Sky

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A day spent paddling in the Apostle Islands can be both peaceful and exhilarating. Plan your trip at TravelWisconsin.com, and #TravelWI your adventures once you're there. It affords a unique water borne view of one of the most pristine areas the country has to offer, learn more about these adventure and others at www.travelwisconsin.com. Grab your Jimmy Buffett CD and head to the Apostle Islands, which provide some of the best blue-water paddling in the country. Explore the sandstone cliffs, sea caves, historic lighthouses and unspoiled beaches with Living Adventure kayak rental. Living Adventure offers full and half-day guided tours, as well as overnight tours in the summer. Or, sail the Apostle Islands with a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain. Dream Catcher Sailing offers day trips or multi-day sailing vacations.

A variety of camping is available on the islands from rustic or remote to more traditional campsites. Use your own boat or kayak to access the islands or board one of the island shuttles offered by the Apostle Islands Cruises. Apostle Island Cruises also offer a variety of narrated boat and lighthouse tours.Windswept beaches and beautiful rock formations, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is a gem of Wisconsin and a popular kayaking destination. The 21 islands and 12 miles of mainland that make up the Apostle Islands host a unique blend of cultural and natural resources. With 8 historic towers on 6 different islands, the area is home to more lighthouses than any other National Park Service. The islands are also a haven for bird watching. They provide a nesting habitat for more than 150 bird species and serve as a rest stop for more than 250 more during spring and fall migrations.

It’s no wonder then that adventurists from across the U.S. are drawn to the islands. Boasting some of the best blue-water paddling in the country, kayaking is among the best ways to explore the area. You’ll see sandstone cliffs, sea caves, historic lighthouses and unspoiled beaches.