Maybe it was the excitement, or the jet lag from our cross country trip, but as we loaded into the car at 6am, the 28 degree air didn’t seem so chilling. The inland lakes of Rhode Island were all frozen over, and the ocean crashed with February winds, so the salt water lakes that opened up to the ocean, were our only chance for calm paddle.
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Our lake turned out being glassy and perfect, and the day allowed us to continue exploring the coastline by lighthouse jumping from Point Judith, to Jamestown to Newport.
While we only had one day and fleeting daylight to explore the State, we covered a lot of ground and would love to visit during the summer to explore more of the lakes and trails in New England.
Our Highlights that We Recommend:
– Hiking Fox Hills Trails
– SUP Ninigret Lake
– Eating @ Red Parrot in Newport
– Visiting Castle Lighthouse
– Visiting Point Judith Lighthouse
– Visiting Beavertail Lighthouse
– Drinking the Local, “Great White” Wine from Newport Vineyards
Thanks for taking the time to check out our blog!
Court & John
**Footnote: Stand Up Paddle boarding in remote or cold locations can be dangerous if not done properly, here we take proper precautions to insure fun and safe trips. Please do not recreate these trips without properly educating yourself on the area, laws, and needs of the sport. **
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