Does it get any better than a leisure summer road trip? While I love the excitement of traveling by plane, memories of my siblings and I piling into my my parent’s SUV and driving up to destinations like Yosemite in California, Zion National Park in Utah, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona will always hold a special spot in my heart.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Texas summers means water play.
We’ve put together a handy activities checklist to inspire outdoor adventures with your youngin(s).
In celebration of longer days and warmer weather we have extended our Austin, Houston, North Houston and San Antonio store hours for your shopping convenience. This summer, select ACK locations, will be rocking extra hours during the week to help you shop until the sun drops!
How do I know which length suits me best? If you hold the paddle straight up and down on the floor next to you the blade on the floor should be touching the ground and the top blade should be about six inches above your head from the bottom of the top blade.
Based on the sheer volume of pictures I am seeing with kids and their new and loaded backpacks on Facebook, it seems that school is back in session. Some may see it as the end of summer but the heat is still on for most of the country and before we begin to plan out our cooler weather outdoor adventures, we should all take advantage of what’s left and enjoy the warmer temperatures to the fullest extent.
Summer marks a time when your water bottle never seems to be quite as full as you’d like and you start to notice that every time you go out to paddle or camp you end up swimming or (gasp) not doing anything at all. While this summer in particular has already brought record breaking temperatures throughout many parts of the nation there is hope for those that want to continue playing outdoors.