Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Day Trip from Washington DC
Learn about the life of George Washington, first president of the United States, on this guided tour of Mount Vernon, Washington’s home of more than 40 years. On your visit to this famous historical site, explore the mansion, gardens, farms and other buildings that show what colonial life was like on the grand estate. The tour includes a bus trip through Old Town Alexandria to see several key historical attractions including places that George Washington visited in his day.
Pass By: Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee, 607 Oronoco St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Pass by the childhood home of Robert E. Lee.
Pass By: Lee-Fendall House, 614 Oronoco St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Drive by the Lee-Fendall House in Old Alexandria.
Stop At: George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121
Upon arrival, watch a brief introduction video. Them take a tour of George Washington's Mansion. After your tour, you'll have free time to explore the rest of the estate at your leisure before returning back to DC.
Food Court and Gift Shop available at this location.
Duration: 3 hours
Pass By: Potomac River, Washington DC, District of Columbia
Pass by the Potomac River
Pass By: Alexandria's Christ Church, 118 N Washington St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Pass by Alexandria's Christ Church
Pass By: Old Town Waterfront, Alexandria, Virginia
Pass by Old Town Waterfront in Alexandria
Pass By: 523 Queen St, 523 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Smallest TOWN HOUSE in Old Town
Pass By: George Washington Memorial Parkway, George Washington Mem Pkwy, Alexandria, VA, USA
A drive on the parkway all the way to the Mansion
Pass By: 508 Cameron St, 508 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
George washington's Town House
Pass By: King Street & South Washington Street, King St & S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
GORGE WASHINGTON MASONIC TEMPLE
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including the address and parking information if applicable - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 5 hours (Approx.)
- Return Details: Returns to original departure point
- Includes Entry fees to the estate and reserved mansion time
- Drive through Old Alexandria on the way to Mt. Vernon and pass by sites like home of Robert E. Lee
- Half-Day trip to George Washington's Mount Vernon from Washington DC
- Introductory video upon arrival to Mount Vernon
- Free time to explore the rest of the estate on own at your leisure
- Tour of George Washington's Mansion
- Licensed Tour Guide
- Gratuities (Optional)
- Lunch (food court available at Mount Vernon)
- Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
- Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
- Service animals allowed
- Public transportation options are available nearby
- Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
- Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
- Tours depart from 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20001, USA. Tour operator details provided on your ticket after purchase.
- Accessibility: our vehicles are unable to accommodate wheelchairs unless the passenger is able to stand and board the bus
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This tour requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
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