Boating in Alexandria
Belle Haven Marina. South of Reagan National Airport and Old Town Alexandria, the marina, located off George Washington Parkway, rents two types of sailboats: Sunfish are $35 for two hours during the week and $40 for two hours on the weekend; Flying Scots are $50 for two hours during the week and $60 for two hours during the weekend. All day rentals are also available. Canoes, jon boats, and kayaks are available for rent as well. Rentals are available from April to October. The marina takes reservations, which are useful during peak-season weekends. 1201 Belle Haven Rd., Old Town, Alexandria, VA, 22307. 703/768–0018. www.saildc.com.
Washington Sailing Marina. Sailboats can be rented from this 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 $28 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. www.washingtonsailingmarina.com.
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