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Day Trip to Mount Vernon from Washington DC

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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Mt. Vernon is one of America's most historic and important sights, and this tour takes you right to the heart of the country estate that President George Washington called home. From Washington DC you'll cross the Potomac and enter the state of Virginia, and seemingly travel back in time as you wander the 18th Century mansion's spectacular rooms and gardens. In the comfort of a luxurious, climate controlled coach you'll also visit the boyhood home of General Robert E Lee, as well old town Alexandria where Washington worshiped and dined.
  • Visit Mount Vernon from Washington DC
  • Explore George Washington's country estate
  • Hear fascinating history from knowledgeable guides
  • Experience Old Town Alexandria
  • Travel in comfortable, climate controlled coach
  • All entrance fees included
Driver/guide
Air-conditioned vehicle
Live commentary on board
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

478 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY DC Hop on Hop off

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience 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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What is the maximum group size during Day Trip to Mount Vernon from Washington DC?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Difficult for a visitor to find the loading point at L'enfant plaza." See review
  • "Also, just go to the bus location on the opposite side of the street from the Post Office and don't waste your time going to the tour office in the food court." See review
  • "The grounds can be challenging for persons with walking issues but gorgeous in the Fall." See review

Reviews

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Mark
, Mar 2020
Wonderful driver who pointed out other places to visit after our trip to MV. Courteous and understanding. He is very knowledgeable
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Wonderful Mt Vernon Tour
Kerrianne_G
, Mar 2020
Great tour with so much information! We enjoyed the afternoon. Awesome tour guide too! Will take this tour again. Thank you!
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GORGEOUS grounds
ERIN_F
, Mar 2020
Charles was AMAZING. So knowledgeable and enthusiastic about beautiful D.C. and surrounding areas. He gave us great information and tips while visiting Mt. Vernon. I highly recommend him and this trip! Thank you.
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Christ Church
Peggy_W
, Mar 2020
enjoyed the tour and the guide did a great job! if Oprah ever does take the tour, I want to come back!
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Maine
, Feb 2020
Driver was very knowledgeable of the area . He was very courteous and polite . He also allowed us to return on later bus to gain more sightseeing time!
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Great tour
paisstat
, Jan 2020
Charles was a terrific guide. He was enthusiastic, animated, funny and very informative. Highly recommend this tour!
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Excellent day trip from DC
Mobile78924
, Dec 2019
Beautiful grounds and views, great restaurant (try the nut soup!). Great narrative by bus driver and guides. Awesome gift shops too. The feeling of actually walking through the rooms where Washington lived was splendid. The grounds can be challenging for persons with walking issues but gorgeous in the Fall.
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Great trip!
Flyer260666
, Nov 2019
Was everything I expect .Comfortable bus, with chargers . Guide was fun. Plenty of time to see everything.
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Mt. Vernon
gcruise2019
, Nov 2019
Dear DC Trails, I am writing you with a complaint of the Mt. Vernon tour taken on Sunday, 17 November at 10:00 from the Spy Museum. First, we are quite surprised that your driver/tour guide was very loud and when I asked on several occasions to turn down the mic, he was upset and said so! It seems to us the commentary was quite tiring and non-stop almost “ranting” for over 1 and ½ hours. By the time we finally arrived to Mt. Vernon, we had a severe headache and just did not feel well. I would was extremely disappointed with this tour, we did not return with the tour driver and chose to return on our own, at our own cost. I would like to be reimbursed for an extremely terrible experience totally unprofessional and very rude tour driver/guide. Regards, Gabi Cruise
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bill p
, Nov 2019
Charles Smith, did a wonderful job. Loved the history that he was able to give us. As well as his corny jokes. Done his best to make sure everyone was happy. Thank you Charles.

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