Mount Vernon & Alexandria: Private Day Trip from Washington DC

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From $780.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Washington DC, Washington DC

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Enjoy a private full-day trip to Mount Vernon and Alexandria from Washington DC and discover the home of America's first president, George Washington granted to him by his great-grandfather, John Washington, with a 500-acre estate, and explore his hometown nearby Alexandria, famous for its colonial history and association with the founding fathers.

Meet your guide and driver at your hotel and set off to Mount Vernon, your first stop. Mount Vernon is a sprawling 18th-century palladian mansion set on 500 acres of plantation land. After a guided tour of the mansion house, enjoy an immersive 4D video experience at the Revolutionary War Theater at the Education Center next door.

After, visit the historic town of Alexandria, where you will have a fascinating walking tour as you learn all about the American Revolution.

Finally, hop in your private car for your return trip towards DC!

What's Included

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group

Mount Vernon Mansion, Museum and grounds admission tickets

Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places

Private transportation including hotel pick-up and drop-off from your centrally located hotel

What's Not Included

Cost of lunch, and all food/drink


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 100

Additional Info

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Mount Vernon
Enjoy a private full-day trip to Mount Vernon and Alexandria from Washington DC.

Explore Mount Vernon, declared a National Historic Landmark in 1960, home and resting place of America's first president, George Washington.

Immerse yourself in the lives of the US first President and learn all about the history of Washington's 500-acre estate, which was not only his beloved house where he lived until his death, but the source of much of his wealth. Learn all about his life, and the history of his era while exploring this Founding Father’s home.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Take a drive to Alexandria from Mount Vernon, and take a stroll down Old Town Alexandria, characterised by 18th-century townhouses and cobblestone streets.

Here, you will have a lunch break (price not included).

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Alexandria's Christ Church
Visit Christ Church, built in the 18th century in an English country style, where notable literary figures attended services and were buried.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Thank you John!
cemb698, 11-08-2022
John was our tour guide of our Private Walking Tour in Alexandria. We just can’t thank John enough for his help during our tour when one member of our party injured themselves. I was not able to stay for the whole tour but some members of our party continued. They couldn’t have been any happier.

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