Offering a Choice of Dining, Sightseeing and Water Taxi Experiences to Explore the DMV

Washington, D.C., July 21, 2020 –  For those craving a getaway close to home, Hornblower Cruises and Events has unveiled an exciting choice of on-water experiences on the Potomac. Boasting one of the country’s most beloved backdrops, stunning views of the Capital make for the perfect staycation. While guests can still expect the same high standards and welcoming service, experiences have been adapted to reflect the need for social distance, alongside elevated health and hygiene practices. And with expansive decks both inside and out, there is more than enough room on board for everyone to stay safely apart.


Hornblower’s General Manager, Kelsey McCarthy is urging fellow residents to take a staycation and let the Capital surprise them all over again: “What better way to celebrate summer and rediscover the world’s most iconic city than from the spacious deck of one of our vessels! We are thrilled to be able to offer an expanded program of dining, sightseeing and transportation experiences from our berths across the DMV.”


Dining Cruises from the District Wharf Pier 4, Southwest DC
With ample space inside and out, the company’s sleek vessels combine delicious cuisine with mesmerizing 360-degree views of Washington’s famed skyline while gliding along the Potomac. So, for those making summer plans with social distancing in mind, Hornblower is offering brunch, sunset and dinner experiences departing from its berths at the District Wharf. Cruises feature freshly prepared multi-course menus complemented by a sophisticated selection of award-winning wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails. Weekend brunch cruises also include free-flowing mimosas! Prices start from *$79.90 (Brunch), *$73.90 (Sunset) and *$117.90 (Dinner). A new Prix Fixe dinner cruise is also available on Sundays, prices starting at *$74.90. For private groups, Hornblower Private Yachts also operates luxurious charter options.


Sightseeing Tours from Alexandria, Georgetown, Wharf
See the famous monuments of the Capital from an entirely new perspective on the ever-popular Washington Monuments Cruise. Travel along the Potomac for reflective views of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, Arlington Memorial Bridge, and more. Whether looking to learn about the nation’s historic capital or take to the water in the fresh summer air. Operating daily, 45-minute tour GPS narrated tour runs to and from the District Wharf and Georgetown every two hours. One-way prices from $20.00 (Adult). Services between Alexandria to Georgetown also operate Friday through Sunday and cost from $15.00 (Adult).


Experience Mount Vernon
For those looking to discover a true taste of American history, Guests can also combine a narrated cruise along the Potomac with a trip to George and Martha Washington’s estate at Mount Vernon. Departing on Saturdays and Sundays from both the District Wharf and Alexandria, round-trip ticket prices from $50.00 per adult include admission to Mount Vernon, excluding fees & taxes.


Daily Services on the Potomac Water Taxi
One of the most efficient and eco-friendly means of navigating the wider metropolitan area, the Potomac Water Taxi offers a daily schedule connecting AlexandriaGeorgetown, the District Wharf and National Harbor. *One-way ticket prices start at: $13.00 (adults) $9.00 (child). For unlimited water taxi rides, adult *one-day and two-day passes are also offered for $31.00 and $40.00 respectively.



为了在当前的大流行环境中提供保证,霍恩布洛尔公司已经扩大了其行业定义的 霍恩布洛尔公司的安全巡航计划,在已经严格的卫生程序的基础上,进一步纳入健康驱动的措施,以防止COVID-19和其他病毒的传播。

  • 强制要求船员每天进行健康检查,并穿戴适当的个人防护装备
  • 修改登机和购票程序,以实现社会疏导和无接触进入。
  • 要求客人在巡航时戴上口罩,但吃饭和喝水时除外。
  • 减少船上的客人数量,并调整所有座位和桌子的间距,使客人之间有至少6英尺的距离
  • 实施强化的卫生和消毒程序,在各处设置洗手台


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