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River separating Washington D.C. from Virginia.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Of course the river itself is wonderful if you add a bit of history and the bike trails and walking paths it's a wonderful afternoon.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Saw the Potomac from Georgetown Waterfront Park. Small little River where kayakers, paddle boarders, and boaters alike enjoyed the water. Definitely a nice relaxing alternative to DC and surrounding cities. I would recommend kayaking in the River for a nice adventure and some mind-clearing after...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Went to canoing with my son and his girlfriend and love the scenic views that overlooked the river. It was a bit dirty but knew not to jump in! look of the Kennedy center and the Jefferson memorial...nothing like it!

Thank ChefMassage
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The river is very relaxing. It compliments the city very well. There is so much to do along the river.

Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We drove over the Potomac several times during our 3 days near Washington DC. Earlier in the week, we were at Harper's Ferry and saw where it meets the Shenandoah River. I'm kind of fascinated with rivers & bridges so enjoyed it all.

Thank MstqMI
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We took a relaxing tour on a river boat cruise. We got to see the monuments from The water. It was a nice way to see them.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Walked across from Arlington cemetery too Lincoln memorial and looked down at the Pontomac ,and up at the constant stream of aircraft coming in low along the river,was lots of rowing going on too which was cool,the area along the basin is a lovely walk...More

Thank den-rick71
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Famous river, nice to look at...while crossing on a bridge. If in Washington metro, you will have a chance to see it.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Whether we see it at Mount Vernon or Alexandria or across from Arlington or out along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, the Potomac is always a majestic presence. We have seen it from afar and cooled our feet in the water, and it always lifts...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Running right through Georgetown and within sight of several DC monuments this powerful river has visitor areas on both the VA and DC side. In Georgetown, you can munch a lunch while viewing the river in the Georgetown Waterfront Park or the Washington Harbor. Miles...More

Thank TonyK300
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Potomac is a famous river in the USA.
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