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Explore the famous monuments and memorials of Washington, DC by the light of night on this 1-hour sightseeing cruise. Hop aboard a modern cruise boat and enjoy the breathtaking nighttime view of our nation’s capital. Travel along the Potomac River to see the plethora of famous memorials and monuments, with stunning reflective views of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and many other landmark locations. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington, DC by night.

Highlights

  • 1-hour moonlight cruise in Washington DC
  • Cruise along the Potomac River past DC’s most iconic monuments lit up at night
  • Admire the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and more
  • Relax in the climate-controlled indoor cabin or on the outdoor viewing deck
  • Enjoy a drink from the full bar as you take in the sights (own expense)

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What You Can Expect

Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Cruise

Monuments by Moonlight

This moonlight sightseeing cruise provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington, DC and its many famous landmark locations by the light of night. 
Board the cruise boat in Georgetown, then prepare to experience Washington, DC like never before, from the tranquil waters of the Potomac River. This Coast Guard-certified vessel features an air-conditioned indoor cabin with panoramic windows, plus an open outdoor deck to enjoy the fresh air of the evening. Either way, the view is spectacular. Listen to soothing moonlight music for added ambiance and enjoy a drink from the full bar serving a variety of beverages on board the boat.
See the Thomas Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials, illuminated by indirect lighting from the Tidal Basin; and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, featuring cascading waterfalls and scenic sculptures. There’s also the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Mall and much more.

Customer Reviews

robert r

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

awesome time with my wife

Marsha S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Beautiful, amazing!

Erin H

4 star rating: Recommended October 2015

Great trip.

John M

4 star rating: Recommended September 2015

Was very nervous when the we got there and saw what seemed to be a party boat with drunken people acting loud and crazy. Then our boat came and the magic began. The boat was great the atmosphere was perfect, and they played great music. My date and i slow danced to a few songs and just enjoyed the experience. Men if you are looking to put your girl in the mood or get out of the dog house, then take her on this trip. You won't forget it!

Robert B

4 star rating: Recommended September 2014

The tour was OK it was crowded on the top of the boat. Compared to the others and the people we spoke with., we would use again

Rebecca W

4 star rating: Recommended September 2014

The cruise was pleasant and exactly as expected. The area to load is busy and there are several tour companies there, but ours was easy to spot as it had DC Cruises in big red letters on the side of the boat. Don't let the reviews throw you off. Just ask someone if you are nervous about missing the cruise.

Stacy R

4 star rating: Recommended April 2014

The Moonlight Cruise was beautiful and it was a nice evening on a nice boat. But, my only complaint was that the place was hard to find and once we found the place we assumed the boarding was to take place we couldn't see the sign for the DC Cruis boat, or the boat for that matter. So, we asked another Boat group and showed them our paper work....they were confused and said they did't think that boat existed, so I thought we got ripped off until I talked to another guy and he pointed me to the sign that was correct. I paniced, by calling the phone number on my sheet and it was only recording. I then saw the DC boat arriving and asked the crew members and they said we were in the right spot and that we were scheduled for their boat. Thank goodness!

Marsha a

3 star rating: Worth doing October 2014

Lovely looking at the water and monuments but it wouldhave helped to have had a little narration for people who did not know the sights.

kimberly H

3 star rating: Worth doing August 2014

This cruise was ok but the name of the name of the boat was not clearly identified as the other boats were so we missed our 8:30 tour which we arrived for at 7:30. Therefore when we did get on the next boat which we had to wait for for over an hour, we were starving and wanted to rush the cruise along. We then ate after midnight.

Anne P

3 star rating: Worth doing August 2014

music was a bit loud, wished there had been an "announcer" to tell us what different buildings were. Pleasant ride though

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