Feel like getting pruned in the remaining summer months? Well, you’re in luck because Washington, D.C., has rivers, streams, a Tidal Basin, splash zones, and pools.
Water is everywhere. It is often referred to as the essence of life. The average adult is 60 percent water, the human brain is around 75 percent water, and the earth’s surface is 71 percent water. H2O has always been there, helping and nourishing us since the birth of civilization and the invention of the wheel.
Water activities not only improve cardio, but they relieve stress and enhance mental wellbeing. Historically, human beings have flocked towards the wetness. D.C. provides further evidence of this. The nation’s capital is a metropolis lush and teeming with history bordering the illustrious Potomac River and smaller, but equally interesting, Anacostia River.
Here, at Curbed DC, we have listed 10 places to help you get started on your aquatic adventures. Dive in!
Note: The map points have been ordered geographically, from the most north to the most south.Read More