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Mount Vernon Tour
Enjoy our Fall Discount ($10) with Coupon Code Fall20 Till Thanksgiving Day!
4.5 Hour Tour
Explore George Washington's Home
Open or Glass Top Mini Van
Our Washington, DC, Day Tours of Mount Vernon
Explore the fascinating hometown 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. The Washington DC day tours we offer to Mount Vernon are exciting and information. Located just a stone’s throw away from the nation’s capital, Mount Vernon is situated along the banks of the beautiful Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia.
With DC Trails, you’ll tour George Washington’s famed mansion, visit working plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep colonial ways alive, and stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens. After taking it all in, you’ll be able to visit one of the best gift shops in town, full of unique treasures, toys, cookbooks, history books, and Virginia wines.
DC Trails is committed to your comfort, which is why our fleet of climate-controlled motor coaches offer the very latest amenities, such as air conditioning and Wi-Fi. During warmer weather, visitors will be delighted to learn that DC Trails operates our open-top minivan, which is equipped with a clear glass top that offers a panoramic view.
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
Exceptions: July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
10:00 am & 12:00 pm
478 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024
Child (Ages 5-15): $28
Open Top Mini Van. During en-climate weather the open-top van then becomes a glass-top van with panoramic views.
Entry to Mount Vernon
Food and drinks
Journey Through Washington’s Historical Suburbs
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
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.
What Our Previous Guests Have To Say
I enjoyed this tour so much. The guide was very knowledgeable in DC history and was able to answer all of our questions!
The tour guides & drivers were professional & knowledgeable. We witnessed kindness with all of them. Definitely recommend…