Mount Vernon / Old Town Alexandria Tour
Washington DC is the birthplace of our country and one of the most historically significant places in the world, so embark upon a fun day trip. DC is home to countless monuments, memorials, landmarks, and museums that all come together to give unique insight into America's foundation and history. Explore the past, from the presidency of Abraham Lincoln to World War II in this capital city.
On the Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour, you will get an in-depth look at two of these historic places. Visit the home of General and first President of the United States, George Washington, at Mount Vernon. You will also see interesting landmarks and more as you cruise along the streets through Old Town Alexandria. The tour begins in Old Town Alexandria with this amazing sightseeing bus ride through its streets. Alexandria was Washington's home town, and as such it is an important piece of his history. Guests on this tour will spot notable points of interest such as Robert E Lee's mansion home, the Historic Christ Church, and more than 200 different shops and eateries that line the streets.
After enjoying some time exploring Old Town Alexandria, you will take a fantastic ride along the sparkling Potomac River on the way to Mount Vernon. The estate is stunning, offering antique exhibits and Washington's actual mansion home. You will be able to stroll along the perfectly manicured gardens and pay your respects at Washington's burial site. Visitors will also have the opportunity to purchase and enjoy lunch or explore the education center that is located here.
The entire experience lasts approximately 5 hours and includes some of the most interesting looks into DC's historic landmarks. See Old Town Alexandria, the Potomac River, and Mount Vernon on this unique climate-controlled bus ride.
- What is included in the admission price?
Includes transportation and a guided walking tour around Mount Vernon estate.
- What methods of transportation does the Mount Vernon / Old Town Alexandria Tour use?
- Is there any walking involved?
Yes. There is about 2 miles total of walking.
- Approximately how long does the Mount Vernon / Old Town Alexandria Tour last?
It lasts approximately 5 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- Will there be time allotted for dining on the Mount Vernon / Old Town Alexandria Tour?
Yes. There is allotted time for you to purchase and eat lunch at Mount Vernon estate.
- Where does the Mount Vernon / Old Town Alexandria Tour depart from?
US Navy Memorial; there is paid parking at one of the parking garages nearby.