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Diving in Washington DC

Explore diving in Washington DC

Washington DC is a place like no other. The United States capital is rich in history with incredible monuments for sightseers to enjoy.

For diving in Washington DC, most head south to Lake Phoenix is Virginia. Use your navigation skills and underwater compass to check out the many attractions on show, including a Black Hawk helicopter, school bus, computer graveyard, basketball court, and even a campsite with campfire.

Another popular diving spot is Lake Millbrook: about 40 miles from Washington DC, this lake is very convenient to improve your skills and get some local bottom time in. This spring-filled lake is packed with marine life, and open only to divers

When to dive in Washington DC

Most divers will opt for a drysuit for comfort with the option of a wetsuit depending on the divers preference.

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There are three major airports in the Washington, DC region: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. All three offer multiple U.S. and international flights on a daily basis.

Once in Washington DC, getting around is easy. The DC metro or hiring a car allows freedom to explore the state.

International airports
Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (DCA),
Seattle Tacoma Intl (SEA)
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