Best Places to Go SUP-ing in Summer 2023

July 3, 2023

Need a little help finding summer vacation spots that are perfect for stand-up paddle boarding (SUP-ing)? No problem! Our team at Atoll Boards has got you covered. As a matter of fact, we’re here today to tell you about the best places to go SUP-ing in Summer 2023. In our estimation, these are the ultimate destinations for summertime SUP-ing, so why not get out there and enjoy them as soon as possible? As always, we have everything you need to know, so keep on reading below!

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Without a shadow of a doubt, Hawaii is easily one of the best places in the entire world for a SUP session. Whether it’s in the middle of summer or any other time of year, Hawaii is a clear standout for countless reasons. In addition to the wonderful weather and magnificent scenery, you are simply living a paddle boarder’s dream, as you are absolutely surrounded by some of the most beautiful, calm, and perfect-for-paddling waters in the world. In short, it just doesn’t get any better than Hawaii. As for a more precise location, if we had to choose, we would opt for Oahu, specifically because of Sunset Beach, Puaʻena Point Beach Park, Ala Moana Beach, and Lanikai Beach – all of which are some of the absolute best spots for SUP-ing anywhere on the planet.

Two Atoll Boards Vertical on Hawaiian Beach with Crossed Paddles


Born and raised in Southern California, our team at Atoll Boards is more than familiar with this beautiful state and its bountiful beaches. While there are endless places to explore, we do have a few favorites. According to our staff of SUP enthusiasts, these are the best spots for paddle boarding in Southern California: Lake Tahoe, Redondo Beach, and anywhere in the Santa Barbara area. Needless to say, this is just the tip of the iceberg. For a full guide of the best SUP spots in SoCal, click here; and, for the top five places to SUP in Northern California, click here.

Black Canyon National Water Trail, Nevada

Last but certainly not least, Black Canyon National Water Trail is one of the most underrated places for SUP-ing in the United States of America. Nearly 30 miles long, this incredible route begins at the iconic Hoover Dam in Clark County, Nevada and ends at Eldorado Canyon. Over the course of this 30-mile expedition, one will have opportunities to experience other tourist attractions, including Willow Beach, Emerald Cave, and many more. For more information about this legendary trail, click here

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Contact Our Team at Atoll Boards

To learn more about the best places to go SUP-ing in Summer 2023, other recommendations of seasonal destinations, or anything else, please feel free to contact our team at Atoll Boards. To get in touch, all are welcome to give us a call 877-698-8581, send an email to, or simply click here. Additionally, if you’re in need of a new SUP, then take a moment to check out our signature Atoll Boards! Made with machine-laminated, dual-layer PVC—the strongest and lightest material available—our inflatable stand-up paddle boards are exceptionally lightweight, durable, and versatile, making them perfect for all types of SUP activities. In any case, whatever your inquiry may be, we would be more than happy to help you. We hope to serve you soon. Until then, safe travels, everyone!

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