Shenandoah National Park
Distance: 70 miles (about an hour and a half drive)
Activities: Camping, river fun, hiking, biking
Shenandoah National Park is one of the best vacation spots near DC. Escape the capital and find solace with awe inspiring views. From nature strolls and strenuous hikes, to exciting river adventures, you can recharge with the outdoor activities you love.
With a reputation for jaw-dropping views as old as the birth of our country, Shenandoah National Park is the perfect spot to explore. Spend a long weekend taking in the sights of Skyline Drive or embarking on the challenging Old Rag Mountain Loop for an excellent overview of this national park.
After a day on the trails, the best way to cool off is with some fun on the Shenandoah River! If you just want to spend a few hours relaxing, our river tubing and stand up paddleboarding excursions are a great option. Additionally, for full-day and multi-day adventures, you can check out our rafting, kayaking, and canoeing trips. Each trip comes with transportation, watercrafts and everything you need for a river day.