1-Day Washington Mount Vernon Estate & Garden Tour from Washington DC
Available:Daily except 4th of July, X'mas, Thanksgiving, New Year
Depart from:Washington, DC
Duration:4 Hours 30 Minutes
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Enjoy learning about the life of George Washington, the father of our country. Travel through historic Old Town Alexandria en route to Mt. Vernon, where you will tour "The Mansion," the Colonial Revival Gardens, and the new museums and education centers. (All activities are self-guided and at your own pace) Inclusions: Roundtrip ground transportation.
Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 5-12 yrs old. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses. Children sharing a room with 2 adult passengers pay the same price as a third or fourth adult. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
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Day 1 Washington-Mount Vernon-Washington(25 miles)
Explore the fascinating home, and home town, of George Washington. Mount Vernon, across the Potomac River in Virginia, is a living museum of the life and times of the Father of Our Country. You'll tour Washington's famed mansion, visit working plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep Colonial ways alive, stroll through Martha Washington's beautiful gardens, and discover one of the best gift shops in the capital region, full of unique treasures, toys, cookbooks, history books and Virginia wines. En route, your coach will wind through the narrow streets of Old Town Alexandria, past Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, the historic Torpedo Factory and General Washington's own church and his favorite tavern. Experience George Washington?s home town with us.
Step off and visit: Christ Church
Ford Orientation Center
Slave Memorial and Burial Grounds
Historic Old Town Alexandria
(All activities are self-guided and at your own pace.)
Mount Vernon was the home of George Washington, the first president of the United States. His former estate has been turned into a museum that examines his life, both public and private.
*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.
Pick Up and Drop Off:
Complementary Pick up and drop off service is limited to major hotels in downtown Washington DC, see Hotel Pickup Schedules for more information.
Hotel pick up service is subject to reconfirmation.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Roundtrip ground transportation
Professional licensed tour guide (Level 2: semi-guided tour)
Admission fees included
All taxes included
All meals and drinks during the trip
Service fees for your tour guide and bus driver
ADA: Wheelchair accessible Motorcoaches may be available upon request with 48 hours prior notice. Vehicles based on availability.
Fleet: The massive fleet consists of late model MCI and Vanhool luxury motorcoaches are equipped with the following: Multiple Video Monitors, PA System, AM/FM Stereo, VCR/DVD Player, Climate Control System, High Back Reclining Seats, Overhead Reading Lamps, Overhead Storage Compartments, Ample Luggage Storage, Tinted Tour Windows, Lavatory Equipped.
Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a receipt of booking by email. All tours can be will be confirmed within 1-2 business day.
You will receive an confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order was received. Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Email (e-ticket). When you reserve your attractions and services you will be asked to print e-tickets to present when you arrive at your destination. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within one business day.
Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
We reserve right to cancel a schedule to fully refund affected customers
although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.
We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.
I recommend this tour!
Posted by: Lesley on 2014-06-10
Loved this tour to Mount Vernon, and the driver who took us there was very helpful and friendly. Martha Washington was holding court the day I went, and the woman playing the part was a wonderful actress.