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Austin’s Amazing Architecture!

The architecture of Austin’s skyline is always captivating (and changing). While our view at Austin Paddle Shack is one of the best views in town, I’ve compiled a list of more unique spots where you can capture the picturesque view of concrete and steel that makes up downtown Austin. Zilker Park: Day or night, bring…

Thinking About Getting a Kayak of Your Own?

Thinking of getting your own kayak, but not sure where to start? The best kayaks for beginners are stable, forgiving, and rugged enough to handle the learning curve. They should be less streamlined than an expert vessel, and they should have reinforced hulls which can handle being knocked about. Overall, stability and durability are two features that…

A Sweet Summer Treat!

Strawberries, blackberries, and peaches—oh my! Looking for a fun day adventure just outside of Austin? At the family-run Sweet Berry Farm, about an hour from downtown, you can pick your favorite fruits and pay for them by the pound. Summer is prime blackberry season, and veggies up for grabs include tomatoes, onions, and potatoes. You can…