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.
- Family friendly
- Led by a local guide
- Step back in time on a history tour
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee, 607 Oronoco St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2307
Pass by the childhood home of Robert E. Lee.
Pass By: Lee-Fendall House, 614 Oronoco St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2308
Drive by the Lee-Fendall House in Old Alexandria.
Stop At: George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 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, DC
Pass by the Potomac River
Pass By: Alexandria's Christ Church, 118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3023
Pass by Alexandria's Christ Church
Pass By: Old Town Waterfront, Alexandria, VA
Pass by Old Town Waterfront in Alexandria
Pass By: Spite House Alexandria, 523 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Smallest TOWN HOUSE in Old Town
Pass By: George Washington Memorial Parkway, George Washington Memorial Pkwy, Alexandria, VA, USA
A drive on the parkway all the way to the Mansion
Pass By: 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
- Half-Day trip to George Washington's Mount Vernon from Washington DC
- Drive through Old Alexandria on the way to Mt. Vernon and pass by sites like home of Robert E. Lee
- Introductory video upon arrival to Mount Vernon
- Tour of George Washington's Mansion
- Free time to explore the rest of the estate on own at your leisure
- Licensed Tour Guide
- Entry/Admission - George Washington's Mount Vernon
- 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!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Please Note: Transportation will NOT be provided back to pick-up location after tour for those who selected the Arlington Cemetery upgrade option during checkout. Please plan accordingly.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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