- Round-trip cruise from Washington DC to Mt. Vernon
- Narrated onboard tour of the Potomac River and it's famous historic landmarks
- Admission and tour of George Washington's estate and gardens
- 3 hours to explore the 45-acre (18-hectare) estate
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What You Can Expect
Arriving at Mount Vernon you'll be fascinated by the sheer beauty of the grounds and come to understand why the beloved home of George and Martha Washington has been declared a National Historic Landmark. You'll get to retrace the footsteps of George Washington by visiting the main mansion, slave quarters, kitchen, stables and greenhouse.
Your Mount Vernon visit will be for three hours so don't forget to stroll the four gardens, hike the Forest Trail, and explore the George Washington Pioneer Farmer site. For your dining pleasure this spectacular estate also hosts a range of restaurants.
This day cruise to Mount Vernon is a sightseeing tour from Washington that should not be missed, so book now for a cultural, historical and fun activity!
The boat ride from Pier 4 in DC to Mount Vernon provided memorable views of heavily wooded, beautiful Virginia. A host of docents enlightened our group of 22 about the history of and daily living realities at Washington's lovely home. Perhaps the highlight might well have been our visit to the Washington Education Center that houses what we believed the best "museum" that we experienced on our 6 day holiday in the nation's capital. It traces the life of Washington from his boyhood with photos, films, artifacts, quotes and tableaus. All in all, we highly recommend Mount Vernon via Viator.
well worth the early start, a lovely place to visit