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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wide River and in some place still has the appearances of being untamed. Down by the Memorials you can just sit for hours on a warm day and appreciate.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 18 August 2019

We went kayaking with REI on the Potomac and it was great. You were able to see the Washington Memorial, the back side of the Lincoln Memorial, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Watergate Hotel and Theodore Roosevelt Island. There were other kayakers,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

We took the river boat from Alexandria to Georgetown. Great views of the Washington monument and Lincoln memorial, Georgetown.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 25 July 2019

This is a famous river that runs between Alexandria and Washington DC. Perhaps one of the best big city water features in the city. There are several parks, walking paths along the entire length of the river maybe 3 miles or more, with incredible views...More

Date of experience: August 2018
11  Thank Mulhimaam
Reviewed 9 July 2019

we took a river cruise, it was an enjoyable few hours. the river is calm so it is nice sailing, pretty views. lovely thing to do to relax on a summers day.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank susan2909
Reviewed 28 June 2019

The Potomac River is the life line of Washington D.C. area. In downtown Washington D.C., it is the battle ground for area colleges and high schools boating. It is also provide visitors with recreational boating and sightseeing. As for the Waterfronts, the Georgetown Waterfront, the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

We paddle boated down this river. It was a beautiful sight seeing the cherry blossoms in bloom. The river and everything around it is very picturesque.

Date of experience: July 2018
16  Thank TheSushiGuy
Reviewed 16 June 2019

You can see DC and VA. Definitely worth the boat tour bc you can see so much and your vantage point from the river is fantastic! We were able to see the pentagon and where high ranking generals stay along the River as well as...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LewisandVivian13
Reviewed 5 May 2019

Perhaps one of the best big city water features in the country. There are several parks, walking paths along the entire length of the river maybe 3 miles or more, incredible views, C&O canal, Kennedy center, Jefferson Memorial and of course the direct access to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tigerbox
Reviewed 31 March 2019

Enjoyed a stroll along the river with the cherry blossoms almost at their peak. It is humbling to view the majestic monuments to our great presidents, Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln from this vantage point. the monuments are especially stunning at night.

Date of experience: March 2019
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