Potomac River Monuments Sightseeing Tour 5

DC Sightseeing Tours

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Relax and we'll do the rest.
Take it one way or round-trip.
Trade freeways for famous monuments.

Our Sightseeing Experiences

Departing from locations along the Greater Washington waterfront, our sightseeing tour takes you to the heart of our nation’s historic past, for an experience that’s just as entertaining as it is informative. Explore the home of George Washington, cruise past iconic monuments, and even bring your pup along for the ride!

Cruise Routes

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Spirit Mount Vernon Excursions

Join us on select dates, March through October, for a truly American experience! Odyssey provides the only round-trip Mount Vernon cruises direct from Washington, DC. Your ticket includes admission to George and Martha Washington’s historic home, with three hours to explore the estate and gardens.

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Monuments Tours

See the famous monuments of Washington, DC from an entirely new perspective on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Travel along the Potomac River to see the stunning reflective views of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Washington Monument, Arlington Memorial Bridge, and more.

Tickets and Passes

DC Water Taxi boat Matthew Hayes

Annual Pass

$175 per person
Enjoy unlimited cruising aboard our water taxis and sightseeing cruises from March 1st through December 31st.
DC Water Taxi

2 Day Pass

$39 per adult | $22 per child
Enjoy unlimited water taxi rides for two consecutive days for one passenger.
DC Water Taxi at Alexandria

1 Day Pass

$30 per adult | $17 per child
Ride all of our water taxis all day. Experience the National Mall, monuments, and more.
DC Water Taxi with DC waterfront

Single Tickets

Price varies by route
Choose your route and ride in comfort on one-way and round-trip sailings.


I have taken the tour boats and the water taxis and both are a great way to see the riverfront and to get back and forth from DC to Virginia. Nice vessels and awesome staff, highly recommended.

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