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Potomac River Monuments Boat Tour, $8 & Up

Potomac River Monuments Boat Tour, $8 & Up
By Travelzoo Staff
See the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Capitol from a unique river view through October while saving up to 50%.

Why we love it

  • Get a unique view of D.C. landmarks and the "iconic cherry trees" (WJLA)
  • Tours are narrated and travel past more than a dozen notable District sights
  • "A great way to view our beautiful and historic monuments ... we thoroughly enjoyed it" (Travelzoo visitor)

When

June 6, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014

Where

Capitol River Cruises
Washington Harbour
3000 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(See Map)
Tel: 301-460-7447

What's included

  • For $8 (reg. $15), receive one adult admission for a Potomac River D.C. monuments tour
  • For $14 (reg. $30), receive two adult admissions 
  • Each tour lasts 45 minutes; tours depart hourly starting at 11 a.m.
  • Children's tickets are available for purchase, and kids under 3 are free
  • A refreshment bar is available to purchase drinks and snacks during the trip
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The fine print

Note: A limited amount of weekend and weekday vouchers are available; may sell out. Valid June 6 - Oct. 31, 2014. Valid Monday-Friday or Saturday-Sunday only depending on option purchased. Reservations not required; voucher is to be used as your ticket; subject to availability. Tours depart daily starting at 11 a.m. Call ahead for daily schedule at 301-460-7447. Pre-arranged bus groups will be boarded with priority. Boarding time begins 15 minutes in advance of departure. Present voucher with valid ID upon arrival. Schedule subject to change due to weather or safety. Tax, if applicable, and gratuity are not included. Please tip on the full value. Valid for 1 or 2 people. Valid for adult tickets only; tickets for children under 12 are available for sale from Capitol River Cruises. Children under 3 are free of charge with paid adult.

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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The views are like no other!

This was an awesome deal and the views were unbelievable! My husband and I did this tour as part of anniversary trip to DC. The tour was great. You got great views of all the monuments as well as some of the bridges. We also saw the president's helicopter come in for a landing! We plan to do this again on our next trip to DC!

Sep 15, 2014 Toni PA, United States

choice of times to ride; comfortable seating and ride; enjoyed the history of the monuments

Sep 15, 2014 Beverly Maryland, United States

It was a delightful tour, with commentary about the sites. There were several different cruise tours, and our ship was by far nicer than the others we saw.

We really enjoyed it, but since the commentary was a recording, it did not take into account the surrounding noises, which caused us to miss some of the information.

Sep 14, 2014 Margery Maryland, United States

The views of the landmarks and monuments from the river. We were able to see the Kennedy Center, the Lincoln, Jefferson, and Washington monuments. The narration of the sights by the staff was interesting and very informative.

We had a great lunch at a restaurant named Sequoia that was very convenient to the river cruise.

Sep 13, 2014 Yvonne IN, United States

The Potomac River cruise was very nice and the "captain" was informative.

Sep 13, 2014 David Rhode Island, United States

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Washington Harbour, 3000 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
Tel: 301-460-7447

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