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George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour

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Washington, United States

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icon5 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Paper ticket
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

If you’re interested in iconic locations in American history, then this tour will be ideal for you. Our talented driver guides will make every moment of the day great. It has a brilliant mixture of structure and freedom, as you can visit some sights alone and others with the group.
  • Half day tour of Mount Vernon and Christ Church

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This tour welcomes kids of all ages, and the guide's commentary can be tailored to suit their level of understanding.
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Hotel Pick Up & Drop off for Mount Vernon Tour only
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Gratuities

Departure Point

Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We kindly ask that you please contact us 24 hours before departure to confirm hotel pickup details were available. We kindly ask that you please be at the designated pickup location for your hotel at the time provided.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Due to increased security measures in and around Washington DC, government buildings and attractions may close without prior notice. We will not be held responsible for non-entry due to closures and or time allotment.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Grayline Washington (Gold Line/Grayline)

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour ?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour .
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour ?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour ?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour ?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour .
Q:
What is the maximum group size during George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour .

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  • "If you are pressed for time, this is a great tour of two one of a kind sites." See review

Reviews

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It was all wonderful.
Heidi_P
, Oct 2020
Wayne was exceptional. He knew the tour well and really made the most of our time. As a bonus we got to see the Pentagon and he talked and showed us where it was hit on 911.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Hello Heidi, We are incredibly grateful that you took the time out to leave us a 5-Star review. We really appreciate you being a customer and helping to share the word about us. We're here for you anytime. Have a wonderful day!
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Still raving about it 2.5 years later...
Sandra S
, Jun 2018
Still raving about it 2.5 years later. Would do it again but next time I'll make sure we book lunch in the restaurant if possible and go out on the river.
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The driver was very knowledgeable and...
David C
, Apr 2018
The driver was very knowledgeable and narrated almost the entire time of the bus ride. The tour included a lot on Alexandria VA, that I had not expected. The driver gave us good advice upon arrival at Mt. Vernon and cautioned us to do the mansion tour first because of the long lines.
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The tour itinerary apparently changed...
Clyde Y
, Mar 2018
The tour itinerary apparently changed the day exact day of our tour. Mount Vernon was not included as previously advertised. However, even without visiting Mount Vernon, the tour was very good and filled a seven hour day. The driver was very knowledgeable and helpful.
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If you are pressed for time, this is a...
Diane C
, Feb 2018
If you are pressed for time, this is a great tour of two one of a kind sites. Bus driver was friendly and helpful. We had a great time with our grandkids who were 16 and 14.
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Missed breakfast at our hotel to make...
Michelle S
, Dec 2017
Missed breakfast at our hotel to make it to the tour on time...7:45 arrival for 8:00 tour..only to be told they no longer do the Arlington National Cemetery portion and to come back at 11:30 for the Mt Vernon tour. Very frustrated. When I called Viator regarding the issue I was shuffled automatically to Greyline Tours. Very disappointed in Viator's service with this issue. I would have expected more from a company I have used several times in the past. No help at all. had issues with Washington 1/2 day too...they didn't stop at all the places listed
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The amount of time allowed for eating...
James B
, Nov 2017
The amount of time allowed for eating lunch and visiting Mount Vernon was a little short. Would have like the ability to take a little slower pace and really visit all of the various parts of the estate.
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Excellent driver/lecturer. Mt. Vernon...
Barbara G. M
, Oct 2017
Excellent driver/lecturer. Mt. Vernon was the right amount of time for us. We would have preferred another hour at the Arlington Cemetery.
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Drive/guide, Al was brilliant. Very...
Geoff V
, Oct 2017
Drive/guide, Al was brilliant. Very informative he made our day both educational and fun. Would recommend this trip to everyone.
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Lots of history and very interesting to...
William O
, Oct 2017
Lots of history and very interesting to learn how our first president lived and farmed.
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