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River separating Washington D.C. from Virginia.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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National Mall
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice river the area is filled with beautiful bridges, great parks, and living history. At some point in your DC trip your going to see it.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice river, but when you realize it's significance as part of Washington DC as well as historical significance, it means so much more.

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed September 26, 2017

The Potomac offers some great views of the capital, as it flows below bridges and through parks, to DC. You can also see some of the key attractions of DC, including the Pentagon, Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial, to name a few. Overall, head...More

Thank arjuny1210
Reviewed September 14, 2017

I routinely rent a Pontoon Boat that can comfortably seat 10-12 people to cruise the Potomac, have lunch and get a close up view of Airplanes landing, the Wilson Bridge, Washington Monument, Pentagon, Have truly thrilled visitors, family, friends. Family loves to just relax and...More

Thank pjmalvaso
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I was visiting the Lincoln Memorial and decided to walk behind the monument and follow the road around to the Potomac. The bridge is "guarded" by 2 gilded statues and the view across the river, as well as up and down, is great. Watch out...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The mighty Potomac river flows through Washington DC when you watch in flow pass it's a sight to see. You stand next to it or drive over a bridge over it you get great views of Washington DC.

Thank Holiday-Lady25
Reviewed July 25, 2017

The Potomac runs through the heart of the DC Metro area. It's lined with parkland and biking and hiking paths. Lots of monuments along the way. Lots of grand and non-so grand bridges.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Watching the Potomac River flowing through the Washington DC was something i will never forget. It was amazing.

Thank AntoNic7
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Of course the river itself is wonderful if you add a bit of history and the bike trails and walking paths it's a wonderful afternoon.

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Saw the Potomac from Georgetown Waterfront Park. Small little River where kayakers, paddle boarders, and boaters alike enjoyed the water. Definitely a nice relaxing alternative to DC and surrounding cities. I would recommend kayaking in the River for a nice adventure and some mind-clearing after...More

Thank Andrew S
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February 23, 2015|
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Potomac is a famous river in the USA.
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