Sunset Kayak Tour of the DC Monuments

5:00 PM  –  10:00 PM

Columbia Island Marina

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  • Fitness level  2: Easy Active
  • Skill level  1: Beginner
  • Minimum age: 12
  • Group size: 12

With a river lined by monuments, museums, historic neighborhoods, and national parks, downtown DC is certainly one of the most beautiful cityscapes in North America. And at twilight in the summer, the iconic monuments of downtown DC are bathed in light. There is possibly no more beautiful time to be on the water to experience the beauty of our Nation's Capital. REI Outdoor School Instructors will be your guide on this incredible paddling tour. We'll depart before dark on the Virginia side of the river and paddle upriver, passing underneath the Arlington Memorial Bridge to the Lincoln Memorial and gain a close up views of the Kennedy Center lit up at night. Our return paddle will provide another opportunity for views (and photos) of the monuments. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating parent or responsible adult. Box lunch is included in the tour.

  • Paddle a gorgeous stretch of the DC cityscape at twilight
  • Practice paddling skills over a longer distance.

Columbia Island Marina

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