With the summer boating season upon us, memories of past outings on the water stir our excitement about day-trips to come! And when reminiscing about amazing sun-filled days – enjoyed with family and friends – great meals together often play a big part in those stories.
In honor of those glorious days and shared sustenance, and to help plan a few more, take a gander at these write-ups of fine waterside watering holes in and around the area. Oftentimes, you’ll hear them referred to as dock ‘n’ dines, but whatever you call them, may several of them dot your summer memories come fall.
Folks in and around the DC/Northern Virginia/Annapolis area have a half a dozen Carefree Boat Club locations from which to choose, but for the purposes of this sampling, disembarking from Annapolis or DC Clubs provide a nice starting point for discovery…8 Dockside Restaurants in Annapolis (click here for our previous article about dock ‘n’ dine spots near Annapolis)
30 Places To Dock & Dine In Virginia A beautifully written piece on the Official Tourism Travel Blog of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Many of the places are for destinations farther afield, but worth checking out for profiles on places like Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant and Crabhouse and Tim’s II at Fairview.
These are just a few of the fine resources out there on the interwebs for finding great dining options while out on your boat. Once you get started, good ol’ fashioned word-of-mouth will keep you going! Other boaters will love sharing their finds with you, especially when you return the favor!
Happy Boating (and eating)!
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