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Potomac Riverboat Company

Alexandria, VA, USA
About Potomac Riverboat Company
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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Tours and Tickets by Potomac Riverboat Company

Visit Mount Vernon by Bike: Self-guided Ride with Optional Boat Cruise Return

Experience the beauty of the Potomac River and Old Town Alexandria on this independent bike tour along the Mount Vernon Trail. Check out the historic estate, which was once home to George Washington, and wander through the grounds, galleries, and hallways of this stately mansion. Opt for a tour upgrade and kick back for your return trip on a narrated Potomac River cruise to Alexandria. This independent tour offers plenty of flexibility and is one of the best ways to explore Mount Vernon.
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4 to 7 hours
from $50.00

Water Taxi from Wharf or National Harbor

Discover Washington DC from an alternative vantage point on a cruise along the Potomac River. The tour is perfect if you're short on time, want to orient yourself to the capital, or simply need a break from walking. Have your camera ready for exceptional views of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Arlington National Cemetery and more. Along the way, listen to live illuminating commentary on the city’s sights and history.
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2 hours
from $21.00
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Charmaine U wrote a review Mar 2020
10 contributions
What thg a great way to get around. We had a beautiful ride from the Wharf to Old Alexandria and back. The boat was very clean and well stocked and the staff couldn't have been any nicer
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Date of experience: March 2020
Scott S wrote a review Jan 2020
Hartselle, Alabama93 contributions13 helpful votes
We took the cruise from Alexandria to Georgetown in the late afternoon. The trip was narrated well and there were some interesting facts conveyed. The views from the river of both banks were great. The ride back to Alexandria was impressive. It was after dark and the night views of the monuments was impressive.
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Date of experience: October 2019
DominicDeBurca wrote a review Jan 2020
Dunmore East, Ireland1,399 contributions319 helpful votes
There is a lot of water that surrounds Washington and so it's a great way to see the city from a different perspective and in a leisurely manner.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Heather H wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution
The taxi left on time, was clean and the crew was so helpful and friendly. They even took time to talk to our son who is 6. Thanks for a wonderful experience!
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Date of experience: December 2019
sumbib wrote a review Dec 2019
Miami, Florida6 contributions
A very enjoyable trip. Great service at a fair price. The staff was super nice. We accidentally dropped a phone in the boat and they carried it to the ticket office at Alexandria, so we could recover it. We are so grateful to everyone who was involved in that.
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Date of experience: November 2019