Outdoor activities at the beach

May 23, 2012

We go to the beach to be outdoors: to soak up the sun, splash in the waves or grill in the yard of a beach house. But there’s much more to do by the ocean than lie on a towel and bake. You can learn to surf, ride a bike to a picnic near wild horses or paddle a kayak in search of bald eagles.Just remember, though, that even if you’re not stretched out on the sand, you can’t forget the sunscreen.

Fritz Hahn has written about bars, drinks and nightlife for the Washington Post Weekend Section since 2003, but he also writes about everything from Civil War battlefields to sailing classes. A product of Prince George's County public schools, Fritz majored in journalism at the University of Maryland and lives in the District.
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