NBC Washington: 10+ Places to Swim Near DC If You Want to Avoid Bay Bridge Traffic by visitcbva | May 21, 2022 | Getting here, News | 0 comments Excerpt: Lakes, rivers and swimming holes just a short distance from D.C. Colonial Beach has Virginia’s second-longest sandy beach and sits along the Potomac River. Here’s information on the beaches. Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.