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- Duration: 5 Hrs
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400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA,
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Returns to original departure point
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Learn about the life of George Washington, first president of the United States, on this guided tour of Mount Vernon, Washingtons home of more than 40 years. On your visit to this famous historical site, the guide takes you through the mansion, gardens, farms and other buildings that show what colonial life was like on the grand estate. The tour includes a guided bus trip through Old town alexandria to see several key historical attractions including places that George Washington visited in his day.
- Family friendly
- Led by a local guide
- Step back in time on a history tour
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On the 500-plus acres of the estate, explore the three-story mansion, extensive gardens and many original sites including a working blacksmith shop and the Pioneer Farm, a demonstration farm with an innovative 16-sided treading barn designed by Washington for threshing grain.
The mansion has been restored to how it would have looked when Washington died in 1799. Some of the most notable items in the mansion include the key to the Bastille, presented to Washington by the Marquis de Lafayette, and a swivel chair Washington used during his presidency.
Also on the grounds are Washingtons tomb, where George Washington and his family members are buried, a reconstructed slave cabin and a memorial to the slaves who worked at Mount Vernon. Your knowledgeable guide takes you through these sites while sharing the history of George Washington's home on the Potomac River.
After seeing the highlights of Mount Vernon and having lunch (own expense) at the historical Inn Restaurant or the food court, your tour continues to Old Town Alexandria. While riding a comfortable bus, see George Washingtons old haunts including Gadsby's Tavern, Ramsay House and Lee-Fendall House. You also will see the towns major attractions including Old Presbyterian Meeting House, Christ Church, Spite House, Robert E Lee's House and the Torpedo Factory.
When your fascinating day exploring Mount Vernon and seeing Old Town Alexandria ends, your guide returns you to the original departure location.
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Entry/Admission - George Washington's Mount Vernon
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level