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6 Activities Guaranteed to Prevent 4th of July Weekend FOMO

With so many great Fourth of July activities happening all across the United States, the odds you miss out on something are very high. Don’t experience FOMO (fear of missing out) this year! Ditch the boring backyard fireworks and celebrate this amazing nation at one of these gorgeous properties located around Boston, Washington D.C., and all across Florida.

Where: Key Bridge Boathouse, National Harbor Boathouse, Thompson’s Boat Center, Washington Sailing Marina, The Wharf Boathouse

What: Round up your family and friends and join the Boating in DC team for an Independence Day weekend full of the #1 DC recreational activity; boating! With kayaks, paddleboards, sailboats, pedal boats, and even bikes, there is something for everyone of every skill level.

When:

Key Bridge Boathouse: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Weekends 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The 4th of July fireworks paddle at Key Bridge Boathouse is one of the best Independence Day celebrations in the metropolitan area! Enjoying the legendary annual DC firework show while paddling is a true, authentic American experience. Get your tickets as soon as possible because they sell fast!

National Harbor: Weekdays 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Weekends 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Thompson’s Boat Center: Every Day - Rowing Rentals with Lights 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Other Rentals 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Washington Sailing Marina: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday – Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Where: Newton Boathouse, Hopkinton State Park Boathouse, Natick Boathouse, Spot Pond Boathouse, Wakefield Boathouse

What:

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy some 4th of July weekend paddling in Boston, look no further than Boating in Boston Boathouses. With convenient, beautiful destinations scattered throughout the area, their team can’t wait to send you on your next paddling adventure!

When:

At all locations rentals are available from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm.

Florida Destinations

Where: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

What:

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is one of Florida’s most distinctive destinations and offers guests access to a spring-fed water park, riverboat cruise, live mermaid shows, and some of the state’s best boating. Kayak and paddleboard through crystal clear waters in the company of manatees and stunning natural beauty.

When:

*Reservations are required*

Saturday, June 30th – Wednesday, July 4th

Rentals and Private Boats: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Private Boats ONLY: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Where: Rainbow Springs State Park

What:

Much like Weeki Wachee, Rainbow Springs State Park offers some of the clearest waterways in Florida. The rich natural splendor and cultural history has been bringing fans back for decades, and is a wonderful spot to visit for your July 4th weekend!

When:

Rentals are available every day 8:00 a.m. – Sunset.

Where: Flamingo at Everglades

What:

Experience the magnificence of Florida’s subtropical wilderness in the globally acclaimed Everglades National Park. From adventurous hiking trails with diverse wildlife to world-class fishing sites, kayaking and paddleboarding, there is an endless amount of exciting things to do at this unique destination!

When:

Every day boat rental hours are 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

All boats back to the dock by 4:30 p.m.

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Wakulla Springs State Park

Where: 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Crawfordville, FL, United States

What:

Wakulla Springs State Park is home to the world’s deepest freshwater spring and the beloved Lodge at Wakulla Springs, perfect for a fourth of July getaway. Book with the Bed, Breakfast, & Boat Package to receive delicious daily breakfasts at the Edward Ball Dining Room as well as the fan-favorite and locally famous scenic boat tour through the gorgeous State Park.

Call 855.632.4559 to make reservations.

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