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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We crossed the river on foot going from Arlington to the Mall and countless other times in vehicles. It is an essential reason the location was selected to build capitol city and is still a very important waterway today. Not the prettiest or biggest river...More

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked by the river multiple times during our 10 day stay in Washington DC. It is an iconic river that runs through the center of the city.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We were on a river boat and it was very relaxing on the water. This river has a lot of history and the sites along the ride were beautiful.

Thank krissybee1979
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I couldn’t believe the stars during our evening cruise from old town Alexandria to the National Harbour at the Gaylord Resort. Very gorgeous river I found was clean and a nice easy cruise to Old Town. I just loved returning in the evening to our...More

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I love crossing the bridges into Washington and seeing the Potomac River. Every season offers a new view, every time of day the river speaks it's own song. Sit at a riverside cafe in the spring or summer and hear the oarsman rowing... Always enjoyable!

Thank nutrinut
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We chose a small boat by accident, but a good choice, the narration was good, and we were taken under a small bridge into a marina behind the Pentagon,

Thank georgiegirl1_11
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

You must go at sunset. I was so blown away. I absolutely loved walking around the area and enjoying the city.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the Potomac River while walking through West Potomac Park. The river is very large and slow-moving in this area and resembles a large linear lake. A number of excellent and historic bridges cross the Potomac in this area. In the...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Visiting Washington DC and spending a few days in the City, we were able to enjoy views of the River on a number of occasions. Crossing bridges to Arlington, from the Waterfront at Alexandria and even on our way to Dulles International Airport as we...More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Many areas to enjoy the river. You can jog along it at Georgetown Waterfront Park. It’s possible to picnic at Hains Point while enjoying its views. The river flows behind the Lincoln Memorial which is at one end of the Mall. There are boat rides...More

1  Thank Coellum
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Potomac is a famous river in the USA.