Northern Virginia Places




Belle Haven Marina. South of Reagan National Airport and Old Town Alexandria, the marina rents two types of sailboats: Sunfish are $30 for two hours during the week and $35 for two hours on the weekend; Flying Scots are $46 for two hours during the week and $54 for two hours during the weekend. Canoes, jon boats, and kayaks are available for rent at $20 for two hours. Rentals are available from April to October. The marina takes reservations, which are useful during peak-season weekends. 1201 Belle Haven Rd., Off George Washington Pkwy., Old Town, Alexandria, VA, 22307. 703/768–0018.

Washington Sailing Marina. The Washington Sailing Marina rents sailboats from its scenic marina around mid-May to October, or until the water gets too cold. Aqua fins are $15 per hour or $40 for three hours. The 19-foot Flying Scots are $23 per hour and $80 for four hours. All-terrain bikes rent for $8 per hour and $25 per day. The marina is on the Mount Vernon Trail off the George Washington Parkway, south of Ronald Reagan National Airport. 1 Marina Dr., Alexandria, VA, 22314. 703/548–9027.

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