Mount Vernon


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Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Shopping


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

George Washington's magnificent estate!

Visit the historic and scenic estate of our country's first President. Learn more about our Founding Father, about his military career winning our country's independence, his political career as our country's first President and his personal life at his lovely estate, Mount Vernon, on the banks of the Potomac River. Enjoy the scenic and historical ride to Mount Vernon on the George Washington Parkway passing thru the historic early port city of Alexandria. Once at Mount Vernon, tour the President's Mansion, visit the family burial site, stroll down to the Potomac, visit the fabulous and spacious Educational Center, enjoy lunch if you like, and even visit the Washington gift shop. An exciting and fun filled day at an exceptional place!


Meet at your DC hotel, ride thru Alexandria traveling along the George Washington Parkway all the way to Mount Vernon. Once there, first see the introductory film about George, tour the Mansion at the designated Mansion tour time, visit the Washington burial site, stroll to the Potomac if you like, tour the slave quarters, the gardens, and spend considerable time enjoying the fabulous Educational Museum covering George Washington's incredible career. End the tour with lunch and visiting the gift shop if you prefer.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel or another mutually convenient location

End location: At your hotel or another mutually convenient location

Duration: 5 hours

Tour is a 5 hour minimum with flexible day time hours.


Car transportation to and from Mount Vernon; walking at Mount Vernon.

What’s Included

My services as your private professional tour guide and car transportation in my 4 door Mercedes sedan for up to four guest.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

80 Dollars - You would pay for admission fees, ( $17 adults, $9 youths 6-11 yrs. , children 0-5 free, & seniors $16) and if you have lunch, your lunch cost.

What’s Extra

Admission fees and lunch cost.

A Recent Review of this tour

James did a terrific job of showing us the Washington state. His knowledge was impressive and delivered in an interesting and engaging fashion. He found time to bring our son into the picture. A day more than well-spent, and just perfect. Highly recommended.
Richard Stern

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