Visit two of the most popular destinations in the Washington, DC area and get up close and personal to the well-preserved colonial history of northern Virginia. Your tour will begin in Central Washington, DC where you'll board a climate-controlled coach that will bring you to the historic streets of Old Town Alexandria. Here you'll explore and experience George Washington's hometown, pass Robert E. Lee’s boyhood home, the George Washington Masonic Temple, and the Historic Christ Church.
As you depart Old Town Alexandria, you'll enjoy a scenic drive along the Potomac River to visit George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate - one of Washington, DC area’s most popular sites. Once you arrive, you'll explore historic Mount Vernon with a guided tour of the grounds as well as ticketed access to the interior of the mansion’s interior where President Washington resided. You'll also visit Washington's beloved gardens as well as his final resting place. There will also be an opportunity to grab lunch while at Mount Vernon, and time to visit the education center, and much more!
This tour meets at the U.S. Navy Memorial Plaza, located at 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004.
The bus will be parked on Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The closest metro station is Archives-Navy Mem’l - Penn Quarter (Green, Yellow Lines).
This tour meets at the U.S. Navy Memorial Plaza, located at 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004. The bus will be parked on Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The closest metro station is Archives-Navy Mem’l - Penn Quarter (Green, Yellow Lines).
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There is free time for lunch at Mount Vernon at your own pace, but the cost is not included.
Yes, reservations are required for this tour.
We're happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.
Yes, all ages are welcome on this tour and it is a great way to enhance U.S. history for children! Please consider the length of the tour and included walking portion when considering bringing children.
At this time, this tour is only offered in English.
Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time, therefore please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time. We do not have the luxury of waiting for guests or catching them up after the fact.