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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration:  50 minutes (approx.)
Witness the wondrous spectacle of Washington DC's famous cherry blossom trees in full bloom on this weekend cruise on the Potomac River. See top DC attractions including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Washington Monument as you listen to historical facts and anecdotes about the city on your 50-minute narrated cruise. Capture amazing photos of the delicate pink cherry blossoms framing some of DC's best-known landmarks. With multiple departure times, it's easy to fit this scenic cruise into your springtime visit to America's capital city.


  • Admire gorgeous cherry blossom trees near the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument
  • Learn about Washington DC's history and sights on this narrated cruise
  • Multiple weekend departure times
  • Beverages available for purchase on board

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Take a break from walking around DC and get some of the best views of the National Cherry Blossom Festival from this scenic cruise. Keep your camera ready!

What You Can Expect

Cherry Blossom and Monuments Cruise in Washington DC

Cherry Blossom and Monuments Cruise in Washington DC

Board your comfortable, heated boat in the Georgetown area of Washington DC to begin your cherry blossom cruise. For just two weeks a year, Washington DC's delightful cherry blossom trees — a gift from the city of Tokyo — drape the city in lovely shades of pink and white. This magical time affords some of the most spectacular photo ops of the nation's capital.

Set off along the Potomac River for a closer look at these flowering trees in all their majesty. Feel free to roam about your double-decker boat, which has both lower-level indoor seating areas with panoramic windows and an open-top upper deck. Relax as you admire cherry blossoms reflected in the river, fluttering in the breeze and framing famous monuments and memorials. Beverages are available for purchase.

Listen to live commentary about the history of Washington DC and the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the many landmarks along your route including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument and John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Your enchanting 50-minute morning or afternoon cherry blossom cruise concludes where it began in the Georgetown area of Washington DC.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Enjoyed the scenic tour. It was cold and windy when we went but lucky the boat has a heated closed in section so we were very comfortable. The captain was witty and even had cherry blossom lemonade on board.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

We missed the cherry blossoms by a week but the boat ride was beautiful! It was a nice break from the wind. The captain was very informative and we enjoyed his narration and comments. I would do it again.

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