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Mount Vernon Day Tour from Washington DC
"Step back into history and enjoy a day tour of George Washington's Estate at Mt. Vernon. This iconic tour includes a 30 minute movie introduction of George Washington as General during the Revolutionary War followed by a tour of the Mansion visit to the George Washington museum and tomb as well as slaves' quarters and grounds of the Estate. Individuals are responsible for their own lunches.  Please note there is a restaurant inside the Estate. Transportation and admission fees are included in this tour package.Tour departs Washington DC 20001.  Please arrive 30 minutes before scheduled tour departure."""Step back into history and enjoy a day tour of George Washington's Estate at Mt. Vernon.
From $80.00
 
Private Half Day Narrated Washington DC Tour
"So you want to visit Washington DC but you have your own ideas about where you want to go the date and time of day and you don't want to wait for others to get on and off the bus. This is the tour for you! Our private tour guides will take you around our great city sharing their stories and unlimited knowledge of our capital's history. Our 4-hour tours are available in the morning afternoon and evening as the city transforms under the lights. Our professional drivers take the hassle out of navigating through Washington
From $95.00
 
Day Trip To Mount Vernon From Washington DC
"On this 4.5 hour tour you’ll explore the fascinating home and home town of George Washington. Mount Vernon across the Potomac River in Virginia is a living museum of the life and times of the first President of the United States of America.Tour Washington’s famed mansion visit the plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep colonial ways alive stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens
From $53.00

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Getting to Mount Vernon

Driving is probably the easiest way to get to Mount Vernon. If you're coming from the city, make your way south on the George Washington Memorial Parkway, which is a pleasant drive along the Potomac...
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dek516
Apr 25, 2008

Sightseeing Tours

On he Potomac Spirit or Miss Christin you will learn how Washington relied on this historic body of water for his livelihood and transportation. Unfortunately, Matt, Urszula, and I were on a tight...
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b1bob
Jul 06, 2006

If you don't have a car

If you don't have a car and you are in Washington, DC, you have a few options, from the least expensive:1. Take metro + busTake Metro's Yellow Line Train to Huntington Station in Virginia. Exit at...
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matcrazy1
Jan 13, 2005

Follow the map, walk and hike

Mount Vernon Estate covers quite karge area on the hill and hillside sloping down to the Potomac River. Together with ticket I received a leaflet: Mount Vernon Visitor Map which was not very detailed...
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matcrazy1
Jan 13, 2005

Parking and driving distances

There are parking lots along streets leading to the entrance to Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens and what is more important they are free of charge (they make up for that, however, in the food court...
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matcrazy1
Jan 13, 2005

By boat

Mount Vernon Estate is reachable by Potomac River boat cruises which land at the estate's wharf. The Potomac Spirit boat was moored to the wharf in the middle of October. The boat looked modern and...
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matcrazy1
Jan 10, 2005
 
 
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Walk the North and the South Lane

Just for quick and easy orientation: there are two main pathways (lanes), both starting from the mansion circle (round-about in front of the mansion): the North Lane and the South Lane.Tourist...
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matcrazy1
Jan 09, 2005

Rent a car

If you don't have your own car and want to visit more than just Mount Vernon and Washington DC (for example in Virginia: Richmond; Hampton Roads; Historic Triangle of Jamestown, Kingstown and...
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matcrazy1
Jan 06, 2005

Where is Mount Vernon?

Mount Vernon estate is located in Northern Virginia, in Fairfax County on the banks of the Potomac River and only 16 miles south of downtown Washington, DC. Map here.We got there by car starting from...
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Jan 06, 2005

Hotels Near Mount Vernon

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8843 Richmond Highway, Mt. Vernon/Belvoir-Alexandria South Area, Alexandria, Virginia, 22309, United
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6100 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia, 22303, United States
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5821 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia, 22303, United States
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250 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, Maryland, 20745, United States
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201 Waterfront St, Prince Georgeâ??s County, Oxon Hill, Maryland, 20745, United States
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192 Waterfront St, National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, 20745, United States
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Things to Do Near Mount Vernon

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Arlington National Cemetery

It was a hot day in DC so we just hit the highlights - saw the changing of the guard and FJK's grave. If we had had waited a bit longer we could have heard a 21 cannon salute, since this is still an...
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Jefferson Memorial - Tidal Basin

On a warm September morning,I walked all around the Tidal Basin(about 2 miles) and I appreciated the special monuments along the way.i enjoyed the reflection of the Washington Monument in the Tidal...
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Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

First begun by a Civil War veteran, this was a commercial attraction for many years. The US National Park Service acquired it in 1938. It is now the only national park devoted solely to aquatic...
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FDR - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

This memorial (which we visited late in the day) has sequence of four outdoor rooms, one for each of FDR's terms of office. . Each of the four "rooms" representing Roosevelt's respective terms in...
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Korean War Veterans Memorial

This is a really well done memorial .. very touching and impressive. My pics didn't do it justice. I would like to go back someday and have the opportunity to do a much better job with my new much...
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Bureau of Engraving & Printing

This is the real money factory! The place where people that work here can hold in their hands millions of dollars every day but when they go back at home they have to check the bills at the door and...
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Top 5 Mount Vernon Writers

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matcrazy1

"Home of great farmer and the first US president !"
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Yaqui

"~Mount Vernon~"
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b1bob

"George Washington Slept Here!"
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VeronicaG

"MOUNT VERNON,VIRGINIA--Home Of Our First President"
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margaretvn

"a Sunny day at mount Vernon"
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