As increasing heat and humidity descends on the capital district, beach getaways will be in high demand. Whether you’ve lived in DC for years or are just in town for the summer, you will find yourself weighing a number of variables when deciding where you’ll make your escape to.Â Each beach destination has their pros and cons, so we’ve compiled a list to help you sort things out.Â From the bluffs of the Potomac to the coast of Delaware, these are the 11 best beaches within a one-day roundtrip of DC. Via NBC Sports Washington:
Colonial Beach:Â McKinney Blvd, Colonial Beach, VA
Voted USA Today’s No. 1 beach in Virginia in 2018, Colonial Beach is another ideal DMV antidote to the summer heat. This beach is an hour and 52 minutes away and has the second-longest accessible shore in Virginia, not to mention you can visit the birthplace of George Washington and James Madison and watch bald eagles nest. â€˜Merica.
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