No boat, no problem: How to paddle around at Central Florida’s most beautiful spots


With Florida temperatures spiking, it's always nice to find different ways to cool off. Paddle sports have become increasingly popular as a way to do so, and you can take in some dope scenery while you're at it. Some of the state's hidden gems lie in the lakes and springs that are practically right in our backyards, and there are quite a few places that offer rentals so that just about anyone can have an enjoyable experience. No need to own a boat, here are some of the best places to rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard around Central Florida.