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Boston is an amazing and diverse city which can be located in the state of Massachusetts in the USA. Founded in 1630 Boston is one of the United States of America’s oldest cities and is the Capital of Massachusetts. It is the home of the world famous baseball teams the Red Sox as well as the last Superbowl winners of 2017, 2015, 2005, 2004 and 2002 the New England Patriots. What many people don’t realize is Boston has some of the most incredible spots to go stand-up Paddleboarding!
• The Charles River is one of the best spots to go Paddleboarding in Boston. Not only will you see some incredible views if you decide to venture down the river; but it is also a great opportunity to have fun with friends. Paddle Boston (link below) offer group coaching and tours of the river on your SUP, this is great if there is a member of your group who isn’t confident on and/or has never used a Paddleboard before as they can be taught the ropes by a highly trained individual. They also have a rental shop which means you don’t need to purchase your own SUP if you don’t plan to become a regular visitor.
• Another stunning spot to visit is the Boston Harbor. Boston paddle also offers a tour of the harbor, but it must be for groups of 10 people or more (could be a good idea for a work trip?). You get to take an amazing route, after exploring fort point channel you would then take a short trip to the harbor where you can view Bostons incredible Skyline. All of this will be accompanied by stories of Boston’s history from your local tour guide. If there are any inexperienced riders they will get the opportunity to have a quick lesson before the tour so don’t worry if you’ve never tried Paddle Boarding before!
• If you’re looking to improve your skills or maybe even try a bit of SUP Yoga you might want to visit Cape Ann SUP (about 30 miles away from Boston). Experienced and enthusiastic Paddleboard riders are waiting for you to come and tire yourself out whilst creating some new amazing memories. No matter your age, height or anything else there will be a lesson to suit you, offering Child and Adults lessons as well as lessons for more experienced SUP riders. There will be a board waiting for you in the barn! Go Check out the link below to see their different location as well as Cape Ann.
Boston SUP Map for locations and lessons
We hope that we found a SUP spot near you, if not then don’t lose hope there are many other spots around Boston that we didn’t mention. However above are the most popular and in our opinion the best. Not only is Paddle boarding a great source of exercise but is also undoubtedly a fun activity to do with family, friends and even colleagues. Boston has many different areas you can go and test your skills as well as improve on them by getting lessons from trained professionals.