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Driver was very knowledgeable and friendly...good time thank you!
Loved the tour! It gave us plenty of time to see everything we wanted to see without feeling rushed. The driver was great! Very informative .
This tour is definitely a journey to the past. You are guided every step of the way. There are narrators throughout.
The trip was very good. It was a very convenient way to see both Mount Vernon and Arlington Cemetary. The Bus Driver did a very good job and was very informative. The only criticism we have is the information on where to check in at Union Station and where to meet the bus could be more detailed as we had a difficult time finding where to check in and meet the bus as it is a large facility handling all forms of transportation not only Bus Tours.
The bus driver/tourguide was excellent fantastic tour highly recommend
I loved this trip. A definite must see if you are heading to Washington.
We went on the Washington DC Supersaver: Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery Tour on a Monday. The bus was not nearly full. The driver / tour leader, Bob, was fantastic. His knowledge about all the points of interest, their history, and interesting facts about them is encyclopaedic. Often he would slow down and even stop momentarily in order that we could see the point of interest and hear about it. In order to avoid long lines, Bob switched the morning and afternoon parts - we went to Arlington in the morning and there were virtually no lines. The only deficiency in the Arlington part was with the description of the trolley schedule and stops not a fault of our driver. We did not use our time well and should have stopped in one other place, had we known where was the best place to stop and how long everything would take. The situation would also have been better, had the morning portion been 1/2 hour longer. Bob stopped at Washington's church in Alexandria for about 15 minutes as an extra stop, not on the schedule. The church grounds were lovely, however, that particular day the church volunteer was not able to come and open the church. The afternoon part of the tour was virtually perfect - no lines, a great lunch at Mount Vernon at our own expense and beautiful and interesting walking trails everywhere. It is possible to walk the entire grounds and see everything in the afternoon. In fact, we had more than enough time and this bears on our comment to lengthen the morning part by 1/2 hour. Despite these minor logistical issues, we would recommend the tour at least with Bob highly.
Just returned last week of May 2015, the day trip to Mount Vernon and Arlington Cemetery were very interesting. The 400,000 headstones at Arlington Cemetery were overwhelming. We were able to see the changing of the guard and the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and that was very humbling. Mount Vernon was beautiful, from the house with the Potomac River to the whole estate. Our bus driver for the day was Tony, and he was very kind and knowledgeable. The only thing I would do differently if I go back to DC would be to go with the weather is cooler. Most of these activities were outside, and the humidity combined with the heat was awful.
Excellent bus driver/tour guide who shared interesting history with us at every stop. We had a good amount of time to visit Arlington sites and our afternoon at Mt. Vernon was very educational. We also enjoyed the delicious food, especially the peanut soup, at the Mt. Vernon Inn.
The trip was wonderful. We truly enjoyed the bus driver who provided us with a great deal of information
This was a great value for a trip to Mount Vernon to tour the mansion and grounds as well as the tour at Arlington National Cemetary. Our bus driver Tom did a great job of telling us about some of the historical places on the way and was a real gentleman. It was convenient catching the bus at Union Station and would definitely recommend it to anyone going to DC.
The tour was great. Our Guide was knowledgeable, the weather was great and we had a good time.
I was absolutely amazed at Mt. Vernon and Arlington cemetery. Seeing the changing of the guard is a must.
the tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable of the area. Time spent at locations was efficient. Would recommend tours to anyone. A great experience.
Tour was great - one of the best we've experienced! Our tour guide, David Cooper, was also great!
this was a very fun and RELAXING tour. After several days of walking around DC on our own, the day on the bus was alot of fun and our driver was most informative. I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting a great experience and ALOT of insight you would not get on your own.
Very nice. The driver was very knowledgable and friendly. Would definitely recommend.
Mount Vernon is beautiful. So glad we took the time to go. We were allowed enough time to wander the plantation? The disappointing thing is the amount of time you get to spend at Arlington Cemetary. We were rushed in and out. We were allowed timed minutes to see the changing of the guards, and JFK. I would have liked to browse the museum and home.
First and foremost, I thoroughly enjoyed this tour AND our tour guide, Tony. He was amazing and really let everyone know the details about the places we ventured. I rated this 5 stars because you really do see a lot with the money spent. However, I do wish we would have had more time in Arlington and would have been able to go inside Christ Church in Alexandria. I will definitely book with Viator.com in the future when we head back to Washington DC. And I sure hope we get Tony again! Completely worth it!!!