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Explore the famous monuments, parks and landmarks of Washington, DC during the fall foliage season on this 1-hour sightseeing cruise. Hop aboard a modern cruise vessel and enjoy the breathtaking autumnal view of the nation’s capital. Travel along the Potomac River to catch the stunning views of the many landmark locations. Then cruise up the Potomac Gorge to see an abundance of wildlife in the wilderness. This is a truly unique look at the city of Washington, DC. Complimentary pumpkin-spice or apple cider tea included.


  • 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

Interior of Boat

This fall foliage sightseeing cruise provides an entirely new perspective on the city of Washington, DC and its many famous landmark locations. 

Board the cruise boat at the Washington Harbour 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 (or heated) indoor cabin with panoramic windows, plus an open outdoor deck to enjoy the crisp fall air. Either way, the view is spectacular. Enjoy a complimentary cup of pumpkin-spice or apple cider tea while taking in the sites and sounds of the city and surrounding region. The 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. happy hour cruises include a full bar to enjoy more drinks (own expense) if desired.

See the Thomas Jefferson and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials, plus the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, featuring cascading waterfalls and scenic sculptures. There’s also the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Mall and much more.

Also, cruise up the Potomac Gorge to witness the flora and fauna of this protected region.

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

Customer Reviews

Rayah K

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.

Cynthia O

4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

The fall foliage boat tour was really nice! You were able to see the harbor, Lincoln Memoriall and Kennedy center really well and You were able to see the Washington monument from a distance. The captain was great and gave a very good tour with stories. I would definitely do it again!

Susan G

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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