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Old Town Alexandria: DC Monument River Cruise to Georgetown

1. Old Town Alexandria: DC Monument River Cruise to Georgetown

Avoid the traffic and see Washington DC from the Potomac River on this cruise from Alexandria's Old Town to Georgetown. Choose from a tour with or without a return trip. View sights from the water like the Lincoln and Jefferson memorial and the Washington Monument. Arrive at the Old Town Alexandria waterfront and simply hop onto the comfortable boat. Sit back and relax on a cruise to Georgetown, one of the district's most historic and fashionable neighborhoods. Make the most of your day and choose either a one-way cruise and return to Old Town Alexandria on your own, or choose a convenient round-trip cruise with 2 hours to explore Georgetown.  Visit Georgetown's historic streets and alleyways, quaint cafes, and high-end boutiques.

Georgetown: DC Monuments River Cruise to Old Town Alexandria

2. Georgetown: DC Monuments River Cruise to Old Town Alexandria

Avoid the traffic and see Washington, D.C., from the Potomac River. Once you arrive at the Georgetown Waterfront, simply hop on to the boat, sit back, and relax on this 45-minute ride as you witness the district's historic landmarks and monuments. Before you know it, you'll arrive in Old Town Alexandria, a historic town full of quaint cafes, restaurants, and shops. As you relax on your cruise, listen to an informative narrated story about Washington, D.C.'s history and many iconic sights, all the while cruising past top attractions including the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, and many more. Marvel at the architectural details of the various landmarks on an afternoon cruise, or see them lit up at night. Make the most of your day: either choose a one-way water taxi cruise and return to Georgetown on your own, or choose a convenient round-trip water taxi cruise while still having time to explore Old Town Alexandria. In either case, you will be able to visit Old Town's historic streets and alleyways, quaint cafes, and high-end boutiques, making the most of your trip to Washington, D.C.

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What people are saying about Theodore Roosevelt Island

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4.7 / 5

based on 7 reviews

This was a truly worthwhile experience for my slightly older, less mobile visitors who wanted to see all they possibly could of the city. Every step of the process was a turnkey operation and provided a relaxing and unique point-of-view to even the most seasoned D.C. explorers.

Great trip. I was glad that I assumed it would be cold despite the warm weather. Great time. Ate at Nick's Riverside Grill and that was great.

Great view, comfortable ride, excellent crew and runs on time. Perfect way to get another view of scenic/historic Washington, D.C.

Very nice experience to do, across the Potomac River you will be able to see many monuments of DC.

We used the tour as an activity during our family reunion. It was wonderful.