The melting away of winter’s snow reveals new flowers and old skeletons. Solve cold cases in warm weather with today’s Groupon: for $16, you get a two-hour kayak rental for two or a four-hour bike rental for two at Mountain Mama's Kayak and Bike Rentals in Wheeling, West Virginia (up to a $32 value). Children ride free with any adult rental Tuesday–Thursday.
Mountain Mama's Kayak and Bike Rentals delivers fun in two-wheeled and no-wheeled formats, serving as a central launching point for natural adventures and urban exploration. After a brief training class, kayak sojourners are free to navigate the waterways of the Ohio River, Wheeling Island, and more than a mile of the Wheeling Creek area. As they drift along, paddlers take in West Virginia's lush beauty and spot the historic landmarks dotting its riverbanks, such as the world's smallest talking tree. Cyclists have access to more than 13 miles of bike trails. Pedal through celebrated locales such as the Ohio River's Pike Island Dam to the north and Hempfield Tunnel to the east, a train tunnel dating back to 1904. The area of North Wheeling also offers up the Victorian architecture of quaint homes shaped like various features of Queen Victoria.
Mountain Mama's is located in the center of downtown Wheeling, affording visitors the opportunity to refuel at restaurants and peruse souvenirs among the antique shops, art galleries, and treasure caves. Free dressing rooms and lockers are available, and helmets and life jackets are included for their respective activities.