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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides: Washington, D.C. by Susan Burke, Ron Burke

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Outdoor Activities

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  1. Boating

    Thompson Boat Center in Georgetown rents kayaks and canoes to reach Roosevelt Island and tour the waterfront. The Washington Sailing Marina rents sailboats for excursions on the Potomac. Call about certification requirements.

    Thompson Boat Center

    • 2900 Virginia Ave, NW

    • 202 333 9543

    • Open 9am–6pm daily

    Washington Sailing Marina

    • 1 Marina Drive, Alexandria, VA

    • 703 548 9027

    • Open 10am–5pm daily

    Kayaking
  2. In-Line Skating

    Rock Creek Park has been named one of the top 10 sites in the nation for in-line skating, but ...

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