These 11 Charming Waterfront Towns Near Washington DC Are Perfect For A Daytrip

If you are dreaming about a cool breeze off the water and gorgeous waterfront views, you are in luck. DC has plenty of water landscapes thanks to the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers but if you are looking to get out of town and enjoy waterfront views, we have places for you! Explore the 11 best waterfront towns near DC during a day trip this summer.

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If you are looking for water where you can actually swim, check out the 9 best swimming spots near DC this summer!