The Underrated Beach With The Whitest, Most Pristine Sand Near Washington DC

Washingtonians have many options for weekend getaway destinations. While we don’t have an ocean coast, we are within a few hours of beautiful beaches that are perfect for some fun in the sun. While most people choose to vacation in the busier areas like Rehoboth or Ocean City, there are some great lesser known beaches in the area. One beach in particular, Cape Henlopen State Park has the whitest sand near DC and might be one of the most beautiful beaches near DC.

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Cape Henlopen is one of the most underrated but beautiful beach near DC! Will it make your summer destination bucket list? Don’t miss these other gorgeous beaches near DC this summer!