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Kayak the Pocomoke – A Day in Snow Hill – July 14

Pocomoke River Canoe Company - Snow Hill, MD

Due to flooding and heavy rain, tour has been shifted to Sunday, July 14th – 10:00 AM The Travel Hags will have a second July Adventure on Sunday, July 14 when they kayak the upper Pocomoke River to Porters Crossing.  Hags will meet at the Pocomoke River Canoe Company in Snow […]

 
 

Top Ten Kayak Trails on the Eastern Shore (Delmarva)

Top Ten Kayak Trails on the Eastern Shore (Delmarva)

The Eastern Shore – that piece of land on the east side the Chesapeake Bay has scores of paddle trails for canoes and kayaks. With thousands of miles of shoreline lacing in and out of three states and with thirteen counties, there are a few trails that are worth traveling […]

 
 

Chincoteague Kayaking Adventure – 4 Hags, 4 Miles, 4 Hot Men

Chincoteague Travel Hag Adventure

Part of the fun of being a Travel Hag is traveling with girlfriends.  On May 18, 2013, four Hags met at Snug Harbor Marina on Chincoteague Island (2 brought their husbands) and launched kayaks for a four mile paddle out to Assateague Island in the rain.  Actually 5 hags met, […]

 
 

#3 Pocomoke River Canoe Company – Kayak and Paddle in Flat Water

Pocomoke River Canoe Company in Snow Hill

Pocomoke River Canoe Company Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series   The Pocomoke River Canoe Company can outfit you with a kayak or canoe, and offer guidance on traversing one of the most scenic flat water trails for kayaks and canoes. Every […]

 
 

Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge – A Reason to Visit the Shore in the Winter

Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge – A Reason to Visit the Shore in the Winter

What do you do in the winter in an area touted as a warm weather destination?  Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge near Rock Hall, Maryland has more notoriety as winter destination than summer, even though it’s a 2285 acre island in a region known for fishing, boating, crabbing, canoeing and […]

 
 

16 Hags Paddled the Transquaking River – One got Towed

16 Hags Paddled the Transquaking River – One got Towed

Our last Travel Hag Adventure was July 23rd when 15 hags and their hag-men met the outfitters where the Transquaking River is crossed by Drawbridge Road.  Travel hags came from the Eastern Shore, Washington DC and Pennsylvania.  About half those who met had little or no kayaking experience and most […]

 
 

Haunted Paddle near Blackwater – Travel Hag Kayak Adventure

Haunted Paddle near Blackwater – Travel Hag Kayak Adventure

  The Travel Hags will meet on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the Drawbridge Road Crossing of the Transquaking River near Cambridge, MD. From there, outfitters from Blackwater Paddle and Peddle will launch fifteen to twenty women (and maybe a few men) in kayaks down the Transquaking River for a […]

 
 

Transquaking River Paddle – What NOT to do on a Kayaking Trip

Transquaking River Paddle – What NOT to do on a Kayaking Trip

We have a Travel Hag Adventure planned for July 23rd to paddle the Transquaking River in Lower Dorchester County near Blackwater Wildlife Refuge.  A canal has been cut to connect two sections of the river making a five mile loop convenient for paddlers.  Since we have a few beginners on […]

 
 

Travel Hag Campout at Janes Island – Great Success Despite the Storm

Travel Hag Campout at Janes Island – Great Success Despite the Storm

On a hot, sunny weekend in June, travel hags from Maryland and Delaware came together for a weekend of fun camping out in Janes Island State Park in Crisifeld, Maryland. We hitched up the r-pod camper to go the few short miles to Janes Island which is located at the […]

 
 

Kayaking – How Difficult is it?

Kayaking – How Difficult is it?

This week, a friend interested in attending our Travel Hag Campout expressed hesitation about kayaking.  She’s over 50, never been kayaking and isn’t a strong swimmer.  Because I knew the trail at Janes Island was calm, and that she’d be with about a dozen paddlers – and would have all […]

 
 

Happy Maryland Day – Top 10 Fun Things to Do in the Free State

Happy Maryland Day – Top 10 Fun Things to Do in the Free State

I’ve lived in Maryland all my life. She’s just a little over 10,000 square miles, but this state has all a visitor or native could want for recreation and fun. Two major cities – Baltimore and Washington, DC, offer unparalleled venues for culture, entertainment, food and art.  To the west […]

 
 

Kayaking – a Great Sport for Fat Ladies

Kayaking – a Great Sport for Fat Ladies

For all you plus size women out there that are sick of looking at the bikini-clad girls on the beach swatting the volleyball, and you chunky girls who can’t keep up with the trim chics jogging, the cyclists whizzing by, the yoga freaks bending, the Pilates divas focus on their […]

 
 
 
 
 

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