Watch the Planes Take Off from Gravelly Point
Gravelly Point Park is a large, grassy knoll by the Potomac that sits directly north of Reagan National Airport. Locals flock here to catch close-up views of airplanes taking off and landing while enjoying bike paths, picnic benches, and top-notch views of the DC skyline. Bad weather or limited on time? No worries, planes swoop closely every few minutes and can also be admired by car from the free parking lot off George Washington Parkway.
By Lara Dalinsky, AFAR Local Expert
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