Your half-day excursion begins as you board your luxury motor coach for a day filled with American history dating back to the American Colonial Era. Depart the Nation's Capital for the State of Virginia, where you will begin your adventure with a visit to Old Town Alexandria! Dating back to the early 1700s, Old Town Alexandria played a significant role in early American history. However, it is mostly known for being the adopted hometown of America's first President, George Washington. Your guide will provide an in-depth overview of the town's historical facts, show you its cobblestoned streets lined with historic buildings. Visit Christ Church, where both George Washington and Robert E. Lee attended services. After exploring Old Town Alexandria, depart for George Washington's Mount Vernon. The journey to George Washington's former estate will take you along the scenic Potomac River. The entrance into Mount Vernon includes entrance to George and Martha Washington's home - but also other colonial-era buildings, gardens, and a working distillery and gristmill. The estate's Museum and Education Center feature artifacts, movies, a 4D theater, and an interactive theater.
Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria tour
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 5 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
- Take an informative and interactive half-day tour filled with American history
- Explore George Washington's former estate, Mount Vernon
- Check out colonial-era buildings, gardens, and a working distillery and gristmill
What to expect
- Admission to Mount Vernon Estates
- Hotel pick-up
What's not included
- Tips (optional)
- Child (ages 3-11)
50 Massachusetts Ave NE Washington DC 20002
Tour departs from the Bus Level at Union Station. Arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled tour time
- Daily: 8.00am
Gray Line Washington DC
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.