Experience Washington, DC From the Water

View legendary monuments, learn US history and explore the city on a Potomac River cruise.

Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing
Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing
Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing
Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing
Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing
Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing
Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing
Entertainment Cruises, Odyssey, Washington, DC, Potomac River, dinner cruise, sightseeing

Incredible views of Washington, DC’s legendary monuments, excellent opportunities to delve into US history and a wide range of exciting year-round excursions (including brunch, lunch, dinner and specialty options) make cruising the Potomac River the best way to experience America’s capital city. Here’s how you can enhance your Washington itinerary with Entertainment Cruises.

Capture unforgettable views on the Odyssey

Equipped to cruise beneath Washington, DC’s low bridges, Odyssey offers the finest, wraparound panoramas of the city, landmarks and monuments. The two- to three-hour brunch, lunch or dinner cruises include a three-course plated meal (or brunch buffet), music from a live band and attentive tableside service. Admire unparalleled views from every table in the elegant glass-encased vessel, including the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Georgetown while you sip cocktails, beer or wine from the well-stocked cash bar.

Specialty options: Book one of Odyssey’s Holiday Cruises to add some luxury to your celebration, whether it’s American Independence Day, Labor Day Weekend, Christmas or New Year’s. Each is themed to the occasion and includes a three-course meal.

Dine and dance aboard the Spirit of Washington

Excursions on the Spirit of Washington pair gorgeous vistas of the Washington Monument, National Harbor, Old Town Alexandria and other iconic DC attractions with primo on-board entertainment. Delicious lunch or dinner buffets boast freshly prepared, seasonally inspired dishes, but be sure to save room for dessert! Climate-controlled decks and an expansive open-air observation deck allow passengers to see the sights from a variety of viewpoints. Meanwhile, some of the city’s best DJs supply tunes that will have you showing off your best moves on the dance floor — making the cruise perfect for an energetic night out.

Specialty options: Embark on the Spirit of Washington’s Black History Month Lunch Cruise in February to pay tribute to African-American history with narration highlighting important black history moments in Washington and music from iconic artists, including Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and Prince.

Explore American history on the Spirit of Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, the exquisite plantation home of the country’s first president, George Washington, is a true American landmark. Spirit of Mount Vernon offers the only round-trip narrated cruise from Washington, DC, to the estate inhabited by the first president and his wife. Excursions are available on select dates March through October. Cruises include a narrated riverfront tour and admission to Mount Vernon with three hours to explore. During the cruise, you can view and learn about historic and modern landmarks in Alexandria, Fort Washington and Reagan National Airport, while enjoying a treat from the snack bar on the climate-controlled deck.

Specialty options: Spirit of Mount Vernon also offers 40-minute narrated photo cruises to Mount Vernon for those seeking awesome photo-ops along the Potomac.

Celebrating a special occasion?

Charter your own exclusive private yacht on the Potomac — the Capital Elite and National Elite yachts feature beautiful waterfront views and completely customizable options. Learn more about Elite Private Yachts

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