There are few things as iconic as the many monuments that populate the streets and waterways of our nation’s capital. And if you really want to get the full D.C. experience, you’ll want to make sure that you do the monuments full justice. What better way to explore these historic structures than with a Washington D.C. Monuments Tour? Visiting D.C. and looking to save on attraction visits? Choose a flexible Washington DC Explorer Pass and save up to 40% on combined admission costs to your choice of more than ten of the area's best attractions - including the Monuments Tour. Offered by Potomac Riverboat Company, this cruise is a favorite with visitors and locals alike. Beginning in the George Washington Harbor near Rosslyn and Georgetown and proceeding down the Potomac to Alexandria, this 90-minute round trip cruise provides an overview of some of the city’s most prestigious and beautiful monuments and historic sites.

Many of the monuments and other significant points of interest you’ll see are among the most beloved by D.C. natives, including the striking John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (host to many concerts, orchestral performances, plays, and even the opera), the imposing Lincoln Memorial, the unmistakable Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, and more! You’ll also get a chance to float past the Arlington National Cemetery, resting place for our nation’s fallen warriors and many unidentified heroes. If you get a chance later, be sure to pay a visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Solider. Interested in politics? You’ll love the glimpse of the U.S. Capitol Building dome – the bustling hub of D.C.’s political scene. Another great part about this cruise is its overview of the area’s best waterfront neighborhoods. You’ll see historic Old Town Alexandria, filled with gorgeous parks, charming boutique shopping, and beautiful houses, and Georgetown, home to one of the most prestigious universities in the country and a vast selection of high-end shopping and delicious eateries.
Expect sunny days to highlight these striking buildings. Expect sunny days to highlight these striking buildings.
In fact, the sights on this cruise are practically unbeatable. You’ll disembark feeling like a real expert on local monuments, waterfront neighborhoods, and historic sites. So why not set aside a couple hours of your afternoon for a relaxing and informative river cruise? As a bonus, it’s a great way to escape the oppressive heat of D.C. summers. Remember, if you want to save on admission to the best D.C. attractions, pick up a Washington D.C. Explorer Pass and save up to 40% today! Washington DC Explorer Pass