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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go to the Patpmac River Park and walk the bank of the river. If you visit in the fall the leaves are changing and you will be thrilled. Don't forget to take your camera!!

Thank mikeg20182018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best way to relax and see gorgeous view of the Potomac as you cruise along the river. The river banks were covered in cherry blossoms, so it was stunning.

Thank Mariya I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat is very nice but the food was just a basic buffet with a fish, meat, and chicken selection with a couple side dishes. The food was just OK but needed to move as the area we were in was super cold. The worst...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We crossed the river on foot going from Arlington to the Mall and countless other times in vehicles. It is an essential reason the location was selected to build capitol city and is still a very important waterway today. Not the prettiest or biggest river...More

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We walked by the river multiple times during our 10 day stay in Washington DC. It is an iconic river that runs through the center of the city.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We were on a river boat and it was very relaxing on the water. This river has a lot of history and the sites along the ride were beautiful.

Thank krissybee1979
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I couldn’t believe the stars during our evening cruise from old town Alexandria to the National Harbour at the Gaylord Resort. Very gorgeous river I found was clean and a nice easy cruise to Old Town. I just loved returning in the evening to our...More

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I love crossing the bridges into Washington and seeing the Potomac River. Every season offers a new view, every time of day the river speaks it's own song. Sit at a riverside cafe in the spring or summer and hear the oarsman rowing... Always enjoyable!

Thank nutrinut
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We chose a small boat by accident, but a good choice, the narration was good, and we were taken under a small bridge into a marina behind the Pentagon,

Thank georgiegirl1_11
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

You must go at sunset. I was so blown away. I absolutely loved walking around the area and enjoying the city.

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Response from DilrukshiH | Reviewed this property |
Potomac is a famous river in the USA.