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Review of Potomac River

Potomac River
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Washington DC Odyssey Dinner Cruise
Ranked #88 of 472 things to do in Washington DC
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Owner description: River separating Washington D.C. from Virginia.
Reviewed September 29, 2012

Although a relatively normal size large river we never think too much about crossing with our big bridges etc, it is wide enough to comprehend why Washington crossing this river in a row boat, in the the dead of winter, on Christmas, practically frozen over, was such an understated task and accomplishment in itself. Must have been a nightmare.This was no stones throw kind of river.Yet I was surprised that there were no bridges to be drawn up for larger boats passages through it and our county's history as the Potomac was a very necessary vital waterway for goods.There are many points of interest along it's shores and would be worth a river cruise, not only to sight see off your feet, but historically a lot has gone on and there are famous buildings and homes along the route. Surprisingly interesting. Scenery is beautiful with its rocks and cliffs.

Thank realist1Montana
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Whatever you go the view of the Potomac is wonderful. I went to bike with my family during a weekend and we made the path from Roosvelt Island to Alexandria, it is a beautiful path if you have a weekend free and enjoy biking I will recommend you to do this one.

Thank Osiris_DC
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

Walk along Potomac from Georgetown Waterfront to the monuments, you will get superb scene of the river!

Thank Siriwan L
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

I have both walked the river shores, rode motor boats and excursion vessels, and even rowed on a small row boat myself. All experiences were great. The river is beautiful, with dramatic clifs here and there

Thank Al S
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

Driving or walking along the Potomac River is lovely - a bit of Paris there - the best way to see it though is to take an Odyssey Brunch cruise on the weekend or a luncheon cruise! You can see many of the monuments by the water and it is inspiring!

Thank triciadc
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