59. Great Falls Park
Where do you begin?
It feels like you’ve had the city strapped on your back and you’re looking to get the load off for a bit. You’ve spent more than enough time at the local watering holes, and sports bars, and cigar lounges…and now you just need a break.
Just a few moments to recharge. That’s all.
Well today I give you a quick relaxation spot that’s less than 15 miles from Washington DC:
Great Falls Park.
This post was inspired by Kristi’s post over at Live and Love Out Loud as she celebrated the beauty of Missouri. I thought for a minute and realized that the DC area also has its share of natural beauty. And the Great Falls Park was the first spot that came to mind.
I love the rocky cliffs, the amazing views, and the chance sighting of birds and exotic looking butterflies (if you’re lucky). It’s a great spot for hiking and kayaking, or to just relax in the shade with someone you love being around.
Essentials: Some water, snacks, good shoes, and the $5 park fee per car. Oh and maybe a camera so you can relive the memories. And a smile.
Great Falls Park
9200 Old Dominion Dr
Mc Lean, VA 22102