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Potomac Riverboat Company

205 The Strand, Alexandria, VA 22314-3319
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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 for children and the famous weekly canine cruises. The Alexandria-National Harbor water taxi operates regularly between Old Town Alexandria, National Harbor, and Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. All vessels available for private parties.
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205 The Strand, Alexandria, VA 22314-3319
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The Metro brought us from D.C. to Alexandria on the Blue Line and then Trolley down to the Waterfront. However, for the return journey it is well worth checking out the Potomac water taxi that runs from just behind the Torpedo Factory to the District...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I expected to have a relaxing narrated roundtrip ride to Georgetown from Alexandria. However, as soon as we boarded with about 8 other people and found seats, we realized that approximately 80 children on a field trip were getting ready to board....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The only way to see this historic site - approaching from the river is majestic and feels so authentic. The tour narration (Seth) was entertaining and dealt with annoying questions and know-it-all’s very well.

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We went on the Odyssey luncheon cruise and it was delightful. we opted for the romance package and were glad we did. We had a table for two by the window.. Food was very good. Wait staff excellent.l

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 85 was looking forward to going to the national harbor only to be extremely disappointed by our experience. We booked our ticket a year in advance. We showed up at least 30-45 minutes early to make sure there was time to check...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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