George Washington Memorial Pkwy, Arlington, VA, United States
NileGuide Expert tip:
Bring a camera with a zoom lens. These planes are ready for their close-up.
If you revel in watching airplanes take off and land, Gravelly Point Park is the place to go. A short exit to the right immediately after leaving Reagan National Airport in the direction of Washington, DC, Gravelly Point has ample parking and some picnic tables so you can comfortably spend a couple hours there marveling at the size and speed of a range of domestic carriers as they zoom overhead. Indeed, for those who find the sound of jets alluring, the park is also an ideal spot for romance