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53 Star Starred
Patriot II in SW
The Washington Marina 1300 Maine Ave., SW Washington, DC 20024
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If you want to purchase food or drinks, get in line quickly because the wait can get long.
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The weather was PERFECT. I wore a light jacket, but if it's a cold day or windy you are going to want to bundle up because it can get COLD on the water..
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attended Apr 13 2013

Advertising this as a cherry blossom cruise is pretty disingenuous. It may take place during the time frame of the cherry blossom festival, however, you get no where near the cherry blossoms, which are primarily located around the Tidal Basin. It...continued

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attended Mar 29 2013

I thought this would be a tour that went by the Kennedy Center, Georgetown, etc., but it wasn't. We got some excellent views of the back of National Airport and Haines Point, and they had nice commentary on what we could see, but the monuments and...continued

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attended Apr 05 2013

Although the weather was still a little bit on the cool side and there was only one Cherry Blossom tree in bloom across the channel, we had a perfectly delightful afternoon cruise! The Patriot II crew obviously works several of these cruises each...continued

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Cruise Duration: 90 minutes, including boarding and unloading time (sailing time is about one hour and 15 minutes).

Cherry Blossom Harbor Cruise is a product name of National Ferry Corporation, however, only Mother Nature has control over when these rare trees will bloom. National Ferry Corporation cannot guarantee that the Cherry Blossoms will be in full bloom at the time of your departure.

The 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival is scheduled for March 20-April 12.

There is a full bar/concessions area on board with drinks and snacks for purchase. Baby strollers are permitted on board.

About the Ticket Supplier: National Ferry Corporation

National Ferry Corporation (formerly known as DC Harbor Cruises) is the premier provider of waterborne entertainment and sightseeing charters.