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

15-17 East Johnson Street
Staunton, VA   2440

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

Has been present on our flying field, watch for our launch announcement to find out if The Dragon Hoard is going to be present during the launch.

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

14014-D Sullyfield Circle
Chantilly, VA   20151

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

Large selection of Aerotech, Estes and Sunward Rockets.  Also the assoicated 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

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

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

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, Stamp and Parallax microcontrollers and associated components and supplies. 

Trains Etc.

8245A Backlick Road
Lorton, VA   22079

*** HAS CLOSED ***

Trains Etc. and Virgimia Hobbies Etc. (formally Hobbies Etc. and listed below) are owned by the same family.  The sign on the door referred all business to store in Warrenton, VA.

Virginia Hobbies Etc.

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

Phone: (540) 347-9212
Fax: (504) 347-3899
eMail: hobbiesetc@trainsetc.com

Web site:
http://www.trainsetc.com

*** A NEW NAME IN THE SAME LOCATION ***

Formally named "Hobbies Etc" has merged with the now closed "Trains Etc" (above) into a new store.  are owned by the same family.

Model rockets and flying supplies from Estes, Quest and Custom Rockets can be found in the store.

Whistle Stop Toys and Hobbies

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 located in 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

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 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 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

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.

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