Mount Vernon

4.5 Hour Tour

Explore George Washington's Home

Open or Glass Top Mini Van

Explore the fascinating home, and home town, of George Washington. Watch actors in historical dress make history come alive in this 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.

Why Choose This Tour?

Explore the fascinating home, and home town, of George Washington

Visit working plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep Colonial ways alive

Stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens

Tour Details

When

Offered Monday-Sunday

Exceptions: July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day


Start Time

10:00 am & 12:00 pm


Duration

4.5 Hours


Meeting Place

478 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024


Price

Adult: $56
Child (Ages 5-15): $28


Transport

Open Top Mini Van. During en-climate weather the open-top van then becomes a glass-top van with panoramic views.


Inclusions

Entry to Mount Vernon


Not Included

Food and drinks

Tour Itinerary

Journey Through Washington’s Historical Suburbs

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Experience George Washington’s home town with us. 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.

Explore Mount Vernon At Your Leisure

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Tour Mount Vernon at your own speed on a self-guided walk through the house and grounds where George Washington planned the growth of a nation.

Visit working plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep colonial ways alive and stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens.

Also discover one of the best gift shops in the capital region – full of unique treasures, toys, cookbooks, history books and Virginian wines.

The 23-room mansion is full of history and enjoys views of the Potomac river. Fully restored to look as it did in 1799 when George Washington passed away, you’ll love exploring Mount Vernon’s hidden secrets.

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