Discover Boating this Summer for Family Fun!

Summer is here and people are turning to boating as their choice for fun recreation in record numbers! Nearly 37% of Americans enjoyed boating in 2013, with more expected this Summer. Why? It’s fun! Boating is a great way to get the entire family outdoors to appreciate nature, disconnect from technology, and enjoy quality time with your family!

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

I’m excited to announce that I am an Ambassador for Discover Boating for the second year in a row. When my family gets out on the water, we are a million miles from the ordinary life of Akron, Ohio. Whether we are on the Cuyahoga River, Portage Lakes or the ocean, boating seems to transport my family to another world.

picture of Fishing on Cuyahoga River on Gone Fishin' Boat Tour
Fishing on Cuyahoga River on Gone Fishin’ Boat Tour

It is an enjoyable time we get to spend together discovering amazing things that we could never discover on dry land. We plan to take a boat trip while on vacation this Summer to search for dolphins and ride the ocean waves.


We’ll also be headed up to our favorite local spot of Put-n-Bay later this Summer to enjoy Lake Erie with the ferry ride over and recreational boating while we are there. We can’t wait!

picture of Miller Ferry to South Bass Island
Miller Ferry to South Bass Island

Boating is a huge highlight of every Summer for us.

jake owenBoating is inspiring too.Just ask country music star, Jake Owen. He is known for his chart-topping music as well as his love for life on the water. He lives and loves the boating lifestyle and includes that passion into his music.

Check out his video Beachin’.

Go Boating with Dad on Father’s Day

I know my dad, a navy man would love to go boating on Father’s Day, how about yours? It is a great way to spend quality one-on-one time too.

Check out this emotional video about a man’s life and how boating was important to you. You might have a man in your life like him.

Why not consider renting or chartering a boat this Summer? The Discover Boating website has a wealth of information on how easy it is to do rent boats and more!

Discover Boating Facebook Photo Contest

Staring mid-June, you can submit your best Independence Day boating photos for the Discover Boating Facebook Photo Contest. Contest runs mid-June through early July. This should be easy for everyone who enters the Portage Lakes Light Up Lakes boat parade contest!

Learn more about boating on the Discover Boating website.

Connect with others interested in boating by connecting with Discover Boating on twitter, instagram, facebook, and Pinterest. Use hashtag #DiscoverBoating


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Cindy is the top Akron Blogger with her own take on awesome brands for families, where to vacation for families, a beat on local activities and family fun, a knack for getting moms to share , and a house that is always 2 weeks away from a complete remodel!
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