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Seasonal sightseeing cruises, with seaports including Alexandria’s historic waterfront, Georgetown, Nationals Park baseball stadium, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Sightseeing highlights include the Washington monuments plus pirate cruises...more
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We truly enjoyed our trip to Mount Vernon. Relaxing and pleasant. We enjoyed the sights on the way and the company of our fellow passengers.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 3 days ago

No traffic. No metro congestion. Just open water and beers. Also if the game goes to extra innings, don't have to worry about metro shutting down, the boat waits for you. The most hassle free delivery to a baseball game.

Thank rmontoya13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would not recommend the Potomac Boat Tour with this company. Boat was old, dirty and unpleasant. It was not a guided tour, but a recording of a guide playing in the background that we couldnt hear bc the boat was so load. Had to move...More

Thank tabitha150536
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat was a good size for the number of people. It docked in Alexandria, which looks to be a fun town to visit as well. It made a couple of stops before it set out to Mount Vernon. We enjoyed the ride there and...More

Thank luv2traveltheworld1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to DC many times and are always looking for something new and interesting to do. Our daughter, who lives in the area, treated us to this fun and interesting way to see the sights and learn about them at the same time. You...More

Thank RCSColumbus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the sights at night as we cruised from Alexandria to Georgetown. Boat staff were very friendly.

Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a wedding on the Cherry Blossom paddle wheel river boat. It was a very nice ceremony with the Washington monument and Capital building in the background. It was a very nice cruise and a nice wedding venue.

Thank KDJERO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the river boat at the old Alexandria waterfront. The ride is 1 hour in each direction. We saw the Washington Monument, Lincoln memorial, Jefferson memorial, from the river. Good commentary. You can get off at Georgetown river front and spend a few hours...More

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was part of a group going from Alexandria to Nationals Park for a game. The water taxi to the game was an excellent choice.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We took the one-way trip from Georgetown to Alexandria after dinner along the water. It was an enjoyable way to close out a busy day of touring the area. You can see a few monuments and the Capitol dome in the distance. Mostly, you see...More

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Diana H
8 March 2018|
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Response from rmj412 | Reviewed this property |
We rode the water taxi, but not to Mt. Vernon, sorry. We did visit Mt. Vernon by car and really enjoyed the visit.
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Nancyann B
15 May 2017|
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Response from Wordsrfun | Reviewed this property |
You definitely need to call the company. There were not any dogs on board when I cruised.
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Becky P
17 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
It should be included, but call them to be sure! 877-511-2628
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