Truly a paddler's paradise, Florida has diverse ecosystems and pristine waters that nature lovers can really appreciate. You can spot abundant wildlife in the lush landscapes as you float through miles of pristine beauty in one of Florida's most picturesque places to go kayaking.

Stuart surfer ‘having nightmares’ after being bitten by shark at Pepper Park Beach

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A 36-year-old surfer from Stuart told WPTV that he was in the water last Sunday afternoon at Pepper Park Beach in Fort Pierce when, suddenly, he felt a shark bite down. “It was a big animal next to me coming towards me and then, once it bit me, it took a […]


Day 4 highlights of the Omaezaki Japan Cup! With wind and rain forecasted for the rest of the event period, event organisers has ended the competition early and postponed any participation till the closing ceremony. But to keep the crowds entertained, Q&A’s with the international pro’s got underway and some even took to the water […]

Hightide Watersports offers paddleboard and pontoon boat rentals in Milton

Kalyn Wolfe  |  Special to the News Journal Where is Northwest Florida’s best kept secret? If you ask Hightide Watersports owner Chandler Walker, it’s Milton.   “Everyone thinks I’m crazy right now, but I don’t care,” Walker said. “Milton is where it’s at. I predict in the next 10 years, this area is gonna blow […]