6 Gorgeous Lakes To Visit Around Washington DC This Summer

Late summer in the city is the perfect time to escape into nature and have a day at the lake. Luckily with its proximity to Maryland and Virginia, Washington DC is not far from some beautiful lakes that are perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, and lounging. For picture-perfect views and all around fun, check out these 6 best lakes near Washington DC to visit this summer.

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Want to make a lake visit even sweeter? Cool off and use it as a reward from one of these epic hiking trails!