4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration:  60 minutes (approx.)
Washington DC in the fall is a sight to be seen. This relaxing fall foliage cruise takes you along the Potomac River past DC’s most famous monuments, parks and landmarks, all showcasing autumn’s gorgeous colors. Snap photos of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial and more, and cruise up the Potomac Gorge to see wildlife among the wilderness. Your double-decker boat offers panoramic windows, a heated lower cabin and open-top upper deck affording fabulous panoramas. Enjoy a complimentary cup of tea as you admire the sights; evening cruises include a full bar!


  • 1-hour fall foliage cruise in Washington DC
  • Cruise along the Potomac River past DC’s most famous monuments surrounded by fall colors
  • View the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and more
  • Relax in the climate-controlled lower cabin or on the upper viewing deck
  • Enjoy a complimentary cup of pumpkin-spiced or apple cider tea
  • Evening happy hour cruises offer a full bar (own expense)

What You Can Expect

Washington DC Fall Foliage Day Cruise

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Meet in the Georgetown district of Washington DC at your selected time to board your fall foliage cruise of DC. Your captain will take you south along the Potomac River to the city’s most famous and iconic monuments, landmarks and parks.

Enjoy awesome views of sights including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, National Mall and John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, all surrounded by lovely trees and lawns showcasing fall’s vibrant, ever-changing colors. If you think these DC attractions are beautiful on their own, just wait until you see them enhanced by autumn’s stunning color palate.

You’ll also cruise up the protected Potomac Gorge, which is home to countless species of trees and wildlife, have your camera ready to capture the beautiful wilderness surrounding you.

Your double-decker cruise boat offers a heated lower cabin with panoramic windows, and an open-top upper deck affording unobstructed panoramas. Warm up with a complimentary cup of pumpkin-spiced tea or apple cider tea while taking in the views. The 5:15pm and 6:30pm happy hour cruises include a full bar, so you can enjoy more drinks of your choice if you wish (drinks at own expense).

Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates on Saturdays from October 19 to November 30 (including Thanksgiving weekend).

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Beautiful scenery, it was all over too quickly. Attentive crew and refreshments on board. Great way to see DC.

4 star rating: Recommended December 2014

This is lovely way to see the surroundings of Washington, we were here in November and were
Very lucky to have had good weather to ride on top.

4 star rating: Recommended November 2014

Really enjoyed the relaxing cruise despite the weather. Great scenery with beautiful colours

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