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10 Florida Destinations with Gin-Clear Water: Florida Boating Adventures

Are you in search of the clearest waters in Florida? You’ve come to the right place! Our friends at Lazy Locations have put together a list of the 10 best destinations all across the state of Florida with gin-clear beaches and waterways—and yes, you can find them all on our KnowWake Charts. Let’s dive in! 1. […]

Secluded Keewaydin Island: Florida Boating Adventures

Keewaydin Island is one of the best boating destinations in all of Florida. This special place is a magnet for boaters from Naples and Marco Island. Secluded Island Secluded Florida islands are like “gold.” They’re beautiful and valuable yet, limited in their availability. Keewaydin is one of these places. The island is only accessible by […]

Cruising America’s Great Loop: Advice for First-Time Cruisers

An educational Q&A with America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association Director, Kimberly Russo. When you think of boating and sailing, words like “freedom,” “escape,” and “adventure” likely come to mind. Whether it’s a few hours of day boating or a weekend onboard overnight cruising, boats provide a one-way ticket to a vacation on-demand. Here at KnowWake, […]

Amazing Picnic Island: Florida Boating Adventures

Picnic Island, Florida is the quintessential tropical oasis that boaters strive to find. Located in the Lower Florida Keys, this beautiful and quirky location should be on your list. Great Island Vibe The main thing that makes Picnic Island so special, is it’s one of the rare, oceanside sandbars in The Keys. This island paradise […]

5 Most Haunted Coastal Cities to Go Boating

As boaters, we love being close to the water, and lucky for us, there are countless coastal cities across the United States for us to explore. Many of these coastal communities even made our list for the 10 Best Places to Go Boating—not to mention, a few of them happen to be historically relevant sites […]

10 Best Boating Destinations in Florida

We’ve already covered the 10 Best Boating Destinations in the US, so it’s only fair that we should shift our focus to the state that’s called home to the “Boating Capital of the World.” That’s right, we’re looking at you, Florida. According to the NOAA Office for Coastal Management, Florida ranks 2nd (only after Alaska) […]

Boatgating with KnowWake: Best Stadiums on the Water

Hey all you sports fans, what’s better than enjoying a well-stocked tailgate, piling into a stadium, hearing the crowd roar, and watching your favorite team bring home a W? How ‘bout doing all that, plus going boating? Yes, it’s possible—and yes, it’s easier than you think. The term “boatgating” has actually been used as a […]

Find Places to Go Boating Near You

Whether you’re an old salt who’s been boating for decades, or you’re a brand new boater who’s still getting their feet wet, having a go-to marine navigation app can make your time on the water that much better. From finding all-new areas and locations to uncover, to pinning some of your favorite tried-and-true secret spots, […]

10 Best Boating Destinations in the US

Find yourself constantly searching for the “best places to go boating near me?” KnowWake can help. With coverage and water access in 48 states, including more than 350 inland lakes and rivers, KnowWake allows you to easily explore the best boating destinations across the entire country—from nearby boating hot spots in your local community, to […]