A cruise on the Potomac River
The Potomac River is in some cases called “The Nation’s River” George Washington experienced childhood with the Potomac, and his home, Mount Vernon, is situated along the banks. This grand stream, which streams along the fringe of Virginia to the Chesapeake Bay, flows past lush riverbanks and on past the landmarks and historical points of our country's capital. Riverboat travels on the Potomac offer travelers’ grand perspectives of Washington, D.C., on day or night travels.
Dandy’s supper travels on the Potomac depart from Old Town Alexandria in Virginia, a group going back to the mid-eighteenth century with numerous memorable structures. Public dinner cruises are usually the boat Nina's Dandy; they highlight five-course candlelit dinners joined by live music and is followed by dancing. After departing Old Town, the voyage continues up the Potomac through the heart of Washington, giving a perspective of brilliantly lit sights, for example, the Washington Monument, before reaching its turnaround point in Georgetown
On a Washington monuments cruise, you will venture to every part of the Potomac with a narrated tour on board of Potomac Riverboat Company vessel; past landmarks, extensions, and milestones. Highlights of the cruise include the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Kennedy Center of Performing Arts. On the off chance that you pick a round-excursion ticket, you can land along to shop, feast or tour, and load up a later journey to come back to your port.
Statehouse River Cruises offers 45-minute described travels of the sights along the Potomac River that include the landmarks, U.S. Legislative hall, Watergate and Roosevelt Island. This journey, which withdraws from Washington Harbor, offers refreshments including mixed drinks, soda pops, and snacks. View the Washington monuments by moonlight; this hour and a half voyage is booked a few times every week. You will see the lit-up landmarks and points of interest along the Washington horizon. The cruise vessels include all-encompassing windows, indoor and open-air deck seating, cooling, restrooms and a money bar.
Potomac Riverboat Company offers a described journey on the Potomac to Mount Vernon. The round- trip voyage leaves from Old Town Alexandria’s city marina or National Harbor. Upon landing at Mount Vernon, travelers are welcome to visit the domain on an independently directed visit, which includes the home and gardens, George Washington's tomb and a Pioneer Farm.
Potomac Riverboat Company offers a choice of having specialty cruises. Bounce aboard one of its pirate cruises for some "high seas" experience on the Potomac. The pirate-voyage is 40 minutes and includes singing and pirate stories. Pirate-voyage is appropriate for all ages; however kids must travel with a grown-up. Take your companion on a Canine Cruise. The watercraft sails from Alexandria City Marina and includes a voyage through Alexandria's seaport. These dog tours are offered on Thursdays from June to September. Pets ride free, yet humans must pay. All dogs must be on six-foot level chains. Maryland blue crabs are a nearby specialty. On a Crab Boat charter, offered by Capitol River Cruises, you can appreciate steamed crabs, corn, slaw, hush puppies, brew, wine and soda pops as you journey down the Potomac. This three-hour charter operates during the summer months.