Immerse yourself in stunning scenery while exploring the Potomac River region with friends and family. More than 600 historic and recreation sites
dot the river’s shoreline. Here are a few of the many places you can visit in one of our motorboats, kayaks, or paddleboards.
Destinations by Motorboat
Our motorboat rental program allows you to enjoy life on the water without the hassles and costs associated with boat ownership. For more information, please visit our FAQ page
, or contact us
A popular waterfront restaurant for over 20 years, Tim’s Rivershore offers a scenic dining experience with steamed crabs, seafood, and other American classics. Located just south of Leesylvania State Park on the Potomac River, in Dumfries, Virginia.
Historic Occoquan, Virginia features artists, small shops, and restaurants in a beautiful old-town setting. Mooring is available at the Town of Occoquan Docks
restaurant. Please be respectful of the many No Wake zones along the Occoquan River as you approach the town.
Known for offering anglers some of the best bass, catfish, and snakehead fishing on the Potomac River, Quantico Creek is located south of our marina, adjacent to Dominion’s Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries, Virginia. Access the creek via pass below railroad bridge; be aware of depths and the creek’s channel. Our open bow motorboats should not be taken too far into the creek, and many creeks along the Potomac will not accomodate them at all.
Tim’s II at Fairview Beach is a waterfront dining destination in King George County, Virginia. The 30-40 minute cruise to Tim’s II from our marina offers stunning views of the Potomac River with miles of undisturbed shoreline.
Home to over 150 shops, more than 30 restaurants, and the Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor offers a unique, vibrant atmosphere. Hourly docking available at the National Harbor Marina.
Mallows Bay in Charles County, Maryland, features one of the largest ship graveyards in the eastern United States. WARNING: Please do not venture too close or enter the shipwrecks area or Mallows Bay channel in our motorboats. This area has many hidden hazards just below the surface of the water that can damage the boat and end your day on the water.
Visit the revolutionary plantation of George Washington after a short, scenic cruise up the Potomac River. Designated a National Historic Landmark, the mansion is open 365 days each year. Public docking is available; admission fees apply.
Visit historic Old Town Alexandria by boat for a fun day of sightseeing, shopping, and dining. The City of Alexandria operates a marina
that allows for public docking.
Enjoy stunning views of our nation’s capital, monuments, and Georgetown while cruising the city’s waterfront on the Potomac River.
Visiting Nationals Park by boat is easy! Dock at one of the public marinas on Washington Channel and take the metro or walk a few blocks to the stadium.
Destinations by Kayak & Paddleboard
Through our affiliation with Penguin Paddling, Hampton’s Landing Marina now offers kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals for exploring the waters and pristine, undisturbed wetlands of Neabsco Creek, Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge, Julie J. Metz Neabsco Creek Wetlands Preserve, and Leesylvania State Park.
Julie J. Metz Wetlands Preserve (Learn More | Location)
Named for an Army Corps of Engineers environmental scientist whose work was instrumental for developing federal wetlands management guidelines, the Julie J. Metz Wetlands Preserve offers incredible wildlife spotting and photography opportunities among a pristine 227 acre natural habitat.
Former home to Native American tribes and Virginia’s well-known Lee and Fairfax families, Leesylvania State Park is one of Prince William County’s hidden gems, and offers visitors with an array of water and land-based recreational activities.
Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge (Learn More | Location)
Public access to Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge is limited to boats only, ensuring visitors an opportunity to experience the site’s undisturbed forests and wetlands, and offering excellent opportunities for spotting bald eagles, ospreys, foxes, and more.
Once a bustling port for colonial trade and commerce, Neabsco Creek now offers visitors with unparalleled local fishing and water recreation opportunities.