City Cruises Alexandria

Experience the best of Alexandria with City Cruises!

  • Potomac Water Taxi

    Explore our Potomac Water Taxi routes and cruises
  • Cherry Blossom Festival Cruises

    Experience the Cherry Blossom Festival with a front-row seat!

Recommended Experiences in Alexandria

  • Holidays on the Water

    Cruise into the perfect celebration
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Prowling for Spies in Washington D.C.

Mission Impossible. The Bourne Identity. The Americans. Homeland. There are so many movies and tv shows about spies, it would be quite an undertaking to list them all, but one

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Cherry Blossom Season: A Front Row Seat During Peak Bloom on the Potomac

Springtime in Washington D.C. means one thing: Cherry Blossoms. Signaling the start of warm weather and dubbed the nation’s greatest springtime celebration, the capital hosts the National Cherry Blossom Festival

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Best Museums and Monuments to Visit in Washington, DC

If you are a cable news junkie, then you probably associate Washington D.C. with partisan politics and byzantine bureaucracy. But for culture and history aficionados, the nation’s capital is a

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Top Tips for Touring the Monuments of Washington, DC

There’s a lot of important memorials and monuments in Washington, DC, so you’ll want to plan your trip well in order to make sure that you don’t miss any of

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Don’t Leave Washington, DC, Until You’ve Tried These 5 Famous Foods

Though Washington, DC, doesn’t have an official food, the Council of the District of Columbia declared the humble cherry its official fruit in 2006—and you’re likely not the only one

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Welcome to Sacramento: The Top 8 Things to Do While in Town

From bustling neighborhoods to historic parks and museums, Sacramento just might be the Golden State’s hidden gem. Let’s be honest: California is big. So big, in fact, that plenty of

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7 Washington, DC, Cocktail Bars for Politician Spotting

Along with viewing famous Washington, DC, monuments, like the White House, Capitol Hill, the Washington Monument, and the National Mall, catching a glimpse of the politicians that make this town

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Hidden Secrets of the White House Building

The White House has welcomed visitors from around the world for decades—some lucky enough to spend the night in the Lincoln bedroom—though it isn’t exactly an open house. An official

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Wedding Rehearsal Dinner on the Water

A wedding rehearsal dinner is almost as important as your wedding day. During your rehearsal, you’ll be practicing the events for your wedding, ensuring your special day occurs without any

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How to Use Washington DC’s Water Taxi to Navigate the City

There’s a ton to see and do in the U.S. capital, and the famous yellow Potomac Water Taxi from City Cruises can help you squeeze it all in. A cheap,

Frequently Asked Questions

More about the best boat tours in Alexandria?

Boat tours near Alexandria, VA are full of history and sights to see! One option is cruising the Potomac Riverboat. A dinner cruise gives you the chance to see some of the city’s most popular landmarks while enjoying a delicious meal. If you’re looking for something a little more laid back, consider taking a leisurely cruise on one of the area’s many scenic Water Taxi rides. No matter what type of experience you’re looking for, there’s sure to be a boat tour in Alexandria, VA that’s perfect for you!

Which landmarks and famous sights can you see on a Alexandria cruise?

The most famous sight in Alexandria is probably the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. Other popular sights include the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Torpedo Factory Art Center, and the Alexandria Zoological Park. Of course, no visit to Alexandria would be complete without taking a cruise down the Potomac River to see all of the historical landmarks and sites along its banks!