Summer is almost over, which means you have a limited amount of time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather.
Instead of walking around the monuments or visiting museums, how about getting out onto the water and cruising the Potomac River? If you're looking for a family-friendly, belly-filling experience, check out Spirit Cruises' Crab Leg Feast Cruise on Aug. 16.
The cruise features an all-you-can-eat crab feast with snow crab legs and comfort food classics like herb roasted chicken, Gouda mac and cheese, corn on the cob, coleslaw, mashed potatoes and more.
The cruise is $59.50 per person. Guests board the boat at 11 a.m. and cruise until 1:30 p.m. Following the feast, guests are invited to take in the sites on the vessel's open-air rooftop. More information and tickets can be found online.
Busy on the 16th? Not to worry, Spirit Cruises offers cruise excursions to historic Mount Vernon through October.
Enjoy a 90-minute trip to the estate featuring historical narration and beautiful views of the Potomac. Once docked, guests have three hours to explore George Washington's estate at their leisure.
The cruise costs $45.95 per adult and $39.95 per child, and is the only direct cruise to Mount Vernon. A cash bar with an assortment of snacks is available on board.
For additional information, to view a complete cruise schedule and to book tickets, visit Spirit Cruises' website.