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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Great way to get to the game. Boat leaves you steps from the ball park. It beats fighting traffic and paying a huge amount to park. Boat is neat and clean and you can enjoy nice beer etc. The old town area is very safe...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I am always surprised when I read reviews like 'nothing special' about this river as every single time I come here I like that is so well kept unlike other parts of the world where major rivers are so polluted or with lots of garbage...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I was not impressed with the Potomac River. The part I visited was polluted and seemed peculiarly stagnant.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 19 March 2018

You cant miss the river. We walked the larger bridge into Washington and stopped to see the view. Very nice. You could see how important this mode of transportation would have been way back. Huge and wide. High bridges, parkland and paths everywhere.

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The Potomac has a beautiful view, it is a great experience going for a walk, jog or bike ride and seeing it as your travel partner.

Thank Mynor A
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The Potomac flows through the center of the region, separates Virginia from DC and Maryland. Several very noble bridges. And some river walks.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

A very nice place for walking where there is a walking area a side from the river until the Memorials place. These days the water level in the river is very low

Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Potomac river is visible if you are walking near the Jefferson memorial area or the Lincoln memorial. It is a great river lined with amazing trees and has nice areas to sit on grass and relax especially if you are doing a self-walking tour of...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Taking a cruise on the Potomac River from Alexandria to Georgetown, was really nice. We were able to see more of the monuments from another point of view and some more interesting places along the river: the Kennedy Center, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson memorial...More

1  Thank Travelcooking
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A nice river the area is filled with beautiful bridges, great parks, and living history. At some point in your DC trip your going to see it.

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Potomac is a famous river in the USA.