You know what wanderlust is, don’t you? No doubt you’ve seen the tags on Instagram and Twitter with photos of far-off places with gorgeous scenery. For those of you who don’t know, wanderlust is the strong desire to wander around traveling the world.

While there are endless ways to cure or at least mitigate wanderlust, kayaking is one of our favorites and this is why.

  1. Kayaking allows you to not be bound to land for a period of time.

When you kayak, you can leave the shore behind in favor of sea or lake winds and endless waterways. This gives you the freedom to wander as far as the water will take you. When you don’t have to worry about staying close to on or land, your sense of adventure and exploration takes over giving you the feeling of fulfilling your wandering desires.

  1. There are so many places to explore in kayaks.

One Google search for “places to kayak” will open up a whole new world of gorgeous places to visit and explore. Not only will your wanderlust be cured because of the trip to get to the place you want to kayak, but it will get an extra booster shot of energy when you get there and discover that there are even more places to wander and discover by paddling. 

  1. When you kayak, you can get to more places easier.

While it may seem obvious, kayaking gives you the freedom to adventure in a way that almost no other thing does. By giving you the ability to be out on the water and exploring, you can turn your simple paddling excursion into a trip exploring hidden caves and coves only accessible to people with a paddle and a kayak. This gives you the chance to discover a place that only a select few have access to, helping you cure your wanderlust and have new adventures.

Kayaking opens a world of possibilities. From traveling to far off places to paddle and see breathtaking glaciers, coves, caves, mountains, and more to being away from land for a time to clear your head and go somewhere undiscovered, kayaking can help you cure your wanderlust in the best way possible.

So what are you waiting for?! Pick up your paddle and get out there!