Boating In DC, Washington DC

2.8
#6 of 6 in Transportation in Washington DC
Avoid the lines at our popular Key Bridge location and travel just down the road to Thompson Boat Center. Whether you’re looking to explore great national monuments, experience peaceful moments reflected in the calm waters, or learn a new skill and get fit, Thompson Boat Center is your destination in our nation’s capital. We invite you to kayak, canoe, row, or bike to your heart’s content in and around Washington, DC.

Many of our boaters love an early morning paddle where catching the sight of a young hawk swoop down from Roosevelt Island to catch a fish out of the Potomac. Or if you just want to get out on the water on your own terms, we offer a wide variety of boat rentals to get you out on your personal water adventure!
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  • We rented kayaks and paddleboards at Boating in DC – the Wharf Boathouse near L’Enfant Plaza. We had trouble finding the place, but we did (not by the other charter boats and not near the fish market)...  more »
  • I worked at Boating In DC over the summer at the Key Bridge location. I personally think it's great because you can really forget you're in the city if you go one way but if you go the other you can s...  more »
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