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Arrive up to one hour before your departure time at Pier 4, Washington D.C.

Once on board, spend a leisurely afternoon cruising the Potomac River, while enjoying your meal (see Itinerary for sample menu). Alcoholic drinks can be purchased (own expense). Choose from the Spirit of Washington’s three interior dining rooms or venture up to the outdoor deck for fresh air and great views of the city’s monuments, museums, and other major sights.

As you meander down the river and take in city views from the water, listen to your captain’s descriptions of historic landmarks, or take a turn on the dance floor where a DJ spins Top 40 hits.

Your boat returns you to the departure point at the end of the cruise.

Locations visited
Washington Monument
Potomac River
Spirit of Washington
Explore the Potomac River on this weekday or weekend lunch buffet cruise. Leave the hassles of driving, navigating public transportation, and waiting in line behind and see Washington D.C.’s famous landmarks from the water. Enjoy your captain’s narration as you pass by the Washington Monument, Woodrow Wilson Bridge, and other major D.C. sights.
  • See historic Washington D.C. sights and monuments from the Potomac River 
  • Lunch or brunch buffet, cash bar, and live DJ included in tour
  • Skip long lines, and sightsee with live commentary from the ship’s captain
  • Travel in style aboard the Spirit of Washington, a modern dining ship
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile
Sr. Bingo Cruise

The River of life church Sr. Ministry went on the Sr. Bingo lunch cruise on 8/9/18, we had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly and supportive. the food was very delicious and the music was great. We plan to make this one of...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 10 August 2018
Beautiful views from the Potomac River.

What a wonderful day! Boarding was quick and loved the photo taken before we boarded. The food was delicious for a buffet. It was our Anniversary and the crew made us feel celebrated! The DJ was great. He took all our request. It was a...More

Thank hockeymom2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018
Birthday Celebration for my Mother

From the time we boarded the ship till the time be left, Everything was perfect!! We had unlimited drinks that keep coming, of table was already set up with our glasses wrapped by a window. The Buffet was delicious, and the DJ was very entertaining.

Thank Tonya H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile
Birthday Celebration

Had a surprise gathering of family and friends to a Lunch Buffet on the Boat... the buffet was good along with the dessert... The music was good too. Curtious staff on board... I will recommend it to others...👍

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Wonderful way to spend the afternoon.

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon! We went to celebrate 2 people who had just retired and sailing down the Potomac was the perfect way to do it. Just the right mix of formal and casual to make the day special. The boat was beautiful....More

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