City Cruises in Washington DC
Helpful advice from us and our travellers so you can enjoy your experience to the fullest.
What is the Washington DC Odyssey?
The Odyssey is actually a boat and cruise line, that traverses Washington DC's Potomac River. It was recently renovated in 2019, meaning with the boat now offering a modern dance floor and bar space, new contemporary fixtures and details, improved open-air viewing, and reduced fuel consumption and emissions.
What is the Potomac River famous for?
The Potomac River is famous for forming the border between Washington DC and Maryland. The colossal river can boast a length of 652 km (405 mi), and has been key to the United States' development throughout history.
Does the Potomac River have sharks?
While rare, the Potomac River's temperature and conditions in the summer make it ideal for bull sharks, which can tolerate the freshwater, there is also monster catfish and frankenfish to worry about. Fortunately, it's not all bad as the river is also frequently visited by dolphins, a number of turtles, salamanders and frogs.