Welcome to Potomac Riverboat Company!

Potomac Riverboat Company offers sightseeing tours, private charters and water taxi transportation along the historic Potomac River. Our eight vessels connect the Washington, D.C. community by water with berths at National Harbor, Gaylord Convention Center, Georgetown, Alexandria, Mount Vernon, the National Mall, and Nationals Park for baseball games. Our working sternwheeler, Cherry Blossom, is one of the few working sternwheelers in the country and only used for private charters. Potomac Riverboat company has been serving the region for more than 30 years and hosts more than 300,000 guests each year.

Sightseeing Tours

We offer a variety of sightseeing tours for all ages: Monuments Cruise, Mount Vernon Cruise, Seaport Cruise, Canine Cruise and a Fireworks Cruise! Please call for availability.

Private Charters

Our experienced team can turn any social event into a memorable occasion aboard one of our vessels. Whether you’re looking for a formal function or a casual party we have a variety of options to suit your needs.

Taxi Services

Water taxi services are offered between Alexandria and the National Mall, and National Harbor and the National Mall. In addition, there is water taxi service between Alexandria and National Harbor/Gaylord National Resort.


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Daily Service - March 1st to Dec 31st, 2016

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Canine Cruises

All are invited on this howling experience! Come out and join us for a local favorite, with or without a four legged friend, for this hour long cruise of Alexandria’s Seaport. Find out more…