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See the famous monuments of Washington, DC from an entirely new perspective on this narrated, 2-hour sightseeing cruise. Hop aboard a riverboat and enjoy the breathtaking view of our nation’s capital on an afternoon or evening excursion. Travel along the Potomac River to see the plethora of famous monuments and landmarks, with stunning reflective views of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Washington Monument, Arlington Memorial Bridge, and more. This is a truly unique look at the iconic monuments of Washington, DC.
  • Boat cruise along Washington DC's Potomac River
  • See top Washington DC attractions such as the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery
  • Listen to narration about DC's history and sights as you admire the views from your boat
This narrated sightseeing cruise provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington, DC and its many famous landmark locations. 
Board the cruise boat for an afternoon excursion. The vessel departs from either Alexandria, Virginia OR Georgetown. Then prepare to experience Washington, DC like never before, from the tranquil waters of the Potomac River. 
The Washington Monuments Cruise normally operates aboard the Miss Mallory, a double-decker vessel that can comfortably accommodate 80 to 100 people in warm weather, or the Matthew Hayes, which holds up to 60 passengers.
See the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Washington Monument, Arlington Memorial Bridge, the 14th Street Bridge and much more.


Viator Traveler's Reviews

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, Aug 2017

The boat left on time and the crew was very helpful in explaining what we were seeing as we cruised. When we docked in Georgetown, my wife and I got off and cabbed to the National Mall. There we walked to the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King memorial and Franklin Roosevelt memorial. We enjoyed the reflecting pool and then returned to Georgetown for our cruise back to Alexandria.

, Aug 2017

We had a wonderful time! Although I read that others had a tough time hearing the narration, this was not the case. Were were able to hear the narration inside and outside of the vessel. Thank you for a wonderful day!

, Jul 2017

It was a very nice experience. The fact that you can take the cruise and spend the day in the other town then jump back on it when you're ready to return regardless of the time you signed up for makes it a perfect day outing. The reviews complaining about the noise of the engine just are not true. The staff is very nice and the recorded tape is very informational. I highly recommend this to everyone who visits this area!

, Sep 2016

Didn't really come very close to the monuments, and the canned narration was a little hard to hear over the engine noise. On the other hand, it was a very pleasant twilight cruise.

, Aug 2016

Nice way to spend a couple of hours. Captain and crew were extremely professional and polite. Well worth the price paid, an excellent value.

, Aug 2016

Sales people and cruise personnel were helpful and friendly. The historical narrative was good. It was great to see several monuments from the river. It was a sauna- like day in DC. And the return boat did not have an air conditioned cabin. Even at 6:30 PM it was sweltering.

, Jul 2016

Great trip down to Alexandria and nice to see the memorials from a different angle. The only thing I'd say is that once the boat got up to full speed, the noise of the engines completely drowned out the taped commentary, which was a shame.

, Jul 2016

Great tour!

, Jun 2016

The crew members made it fun. The recorded tape didn't make it very interactive.

, Jun 2016

We liked the tour, but the recording was not very personable.

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