Local Hobby Stores

This page lists the hobby stores servicing the Greater DC Metro (the District of Columbia, and the surrounding counties of Virginia and Maryland) area that carry model rocket kits, motors and supplies.  To be listed here, the store has to sell and stock model rockets and flying supplies.

  Virginia  

The Dragon's Hoard, Staunton

17 East Johnson Street
Staunton, VA   24401

Phone:   (540) 885-5530
eMail:   sales@thedragonshoard.com
Web site:   http://www.thedragonshoard.com/

They sell Estes Rockets and flying supplies.  In addition, they carry a large selection of Estes, Aerotech, Cesaroni and Loki hobby, mid and high powered rocket motors.

Hobby Hanger, Chantilly

14014 Sullyfield Circle D
Chantilly, VA   20151

Phone:   (703) 631-8820
Web site:   http://www.hhvastore.com/

Large selection of Aerotech, Estes and Sunward Rockets.  Also the associated flying supplies, parts, componets and motors.

Primarily an Radio Control store featuring airplanes, helicopters, boats and vehicles.  There are also radios, repair parts and finishing supplies.  In addition to the model rockets and RC, there is also a selection of plastic models and other hobby items.

Hobby Works, Fairfax

Fair City Mall
9650-42 Main Street
Fairfax, VA   22031

Phone:   (703) 426-8600
Web site:   http://www.hobbyworks.com/

Estes, Quest, Custom Rockets and their associated flying supplies.

Hobby Works is a local hobby shop chain with a store in Virginia and three in Maryland.

Leesburg Hobbies and Collectibles, Leesburg

9W Market Street
Leesburg, VA   20176

Phone:   (703) 779-8600
Web site:   http://www.leesburghobbies.com/

A limited selection of Estes and Quest.

Micro Center, Fairfax

Pan Am Plaza
3089 Nutley Street
Fairfax, VA   22031

Phone:   (703) 204-8400
Web site:   http://www.microcenter.com/

Yep, a computer store! There is limited selection of Estes SL1, ARF and RTF rockets, basic supplies and motors. The store also has a large selection of Arduino, Raspberry PI and other microcontrollers and associated components and supplies.  There is also a large selection of basic electronic connectors and tools.

Virginia Hobbies Etc., Warrenton

251 West Lee Hwy Suite 699
Warrenton, VA 20186-2078

Phone:   (540) 347-9212
Fax:   (504) 347-3899

This store will be moving to 46 Main Street, Warrenton by the end of October 2017.

A limited selection of Model rockets and flying supplies from Estes and Custom Rockets can be found in the store.

Whistle Stop Toys and Hobbies, Alexandria

1719 Centre Plaza, Fairlington
Alexandria, VA   22302

Phone:   (703) 549-4912
Web site:   http://www.whistlestophobbies.com

We believe this to be the only hobby store inside of the Capital Area Beltway.

Formally on Royal Street in Alexandria, then on North Quaker Lane, the store is now around the corner in the Centre Plaza along the parking area adjacent to the CVS.

They carry a limited selection of Estes and Quest rockets, motors and flying supplies.  The shop is small but manages to carry a very diverse collection of hobby items including trains and models and associated finishing supplies.

  Maryland  

GPA Hobbies, Crofton

2431 Crofton Lane, Suite 6
Crofton, MD   21114

Phone:   (301) 858-0004
Web site:   http://www.gpahobbies.com/

Estes, Quest, Custom Rockets and their associated flying supplies.

Hobby Works, Bel Air

Bel Air Plaza
519 Baltimore Pike
Bel Air, MD   21014

Phone:   (410) 838-0441
Web site:   http://www.hobbyworks.com/

Estes, Quest, Custom Rocket and their associated flying supplies.

Hobby Works is a local hobby shop chain with a store in Virginia and three in Maryland.

Hobby Works, Laurel

Laurel Shopping Center
354 Domer Avenue
Laurel, MD   20707

Phone:   (301) 725-0383
Web site:   http://www.hobbyworks.com

Estes, Quest, Custom Rockets and their associated flying supplies.

Hobby Works is a local hobby shop chain with a store in Virginia and three in Maryland.

Hobby Works, Rockville

Federal Plaza
12274-G Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD   20852

Phone:   (301) 468-6330
Web site:   http://www.hobbyworks.com

Estes, Quest, Custom Rockets and their associated flying supplies.

Hobby Works is a local hobby shop chain with a store in Virginia and three in Maryland.

Micro Center, Rockville

Federal Plaza
1776E Jefferson Street #203
Rockville, MD   20852

Phone:   (301) 692-2130
Web site:   http://www.microcenter.com/

Yep, a computer store! There is limited selection of Estes SL1, ARF and RTF rockets, basic supplies and motors. The store also has a large selection of Arduino, Raspberry PI and other microcontrollers and associated components and supplies.  There is also a large selection of basic electronic connectors and tools.

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