Mt Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Bus Tour from Washington DC


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration5 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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On this half-day trip, travel approximately 30 minutes from Washington, DC to Mount Vernon, George Washington's beloved plantation home in Virginia. Tour the mansion and the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, featuring 23 galleries and theaters where visitors learn about Washington through interactive displays, an action adventure movie, short films produced by the History Channel and more. Visit the final resting place of George and Martha Washington, walk through the beautiful gardens and restored landscapes and much more.
After lunch at Mount Vernon (not included), enjoy a guided bus tour of Old Town Alexandria. See George Washington’s old “stomping grounds,” including Gadsby's Tavern Restaurant and Museum, which hosted Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, James Madison and James Monroe, among many other dignitaries. Visit Historic Ramsey House, also the site of Alexandria’s Visitors Center and Lee-Fendall House, a veritable showcase of American history since 1785. Also, see some of the town’s major attractions, like the Old Presbyterian Meeting House, Christ Church, the 7-foot-wide Spite House, Robert E. Lee’s Boyhood Home and the Torpedo Factory Art Center.


Admission to Mount Vernon, one of the most famous historical estates in America
Explore the 23-room mansion and admire its views of the Potomac River
See how the mansion has been restored to look as it did in 1799 when George Washington died
Visit the tomb of George and Martha Washington
Watch colonial-era actors at work in a blacksmith shop and on a colonial farm
Take a scenic bus tour through historical Old Town Alexandria


Pass by the childhood home of Robert E. Lee.
Drive by the Lee-Fendall House in Old Alexandria.
Upon arrival, watch a brief introduction video. Them take a tour of George Washington's Mansion. After your tour, you'll have free time to explore the rest of the estate at your leisure before returning back to DC.
Food Court and Gift Shop available at this location.
Pass by Alexandria's Christ Church
Pass by Old Town Waterfront in Alexandria
Smallest TOWN HOUSE in Old Town
A drive on the parkway all the way to the Mansion
George washington's Town House


Includes Entry fees to the estate and reserved mansion time
Drive through Old Alexandria on the way to Mt. Vernon and pass by sites like home of Robert E. Lee
Half-Day trip to George Washington's Mount Vernon from Washington DC
Introductory video upon arrival to Mount Vernon
Free time to explore the rest of the estate on own at your leisure
Tour of George Washington's Mansion
Licensed Tour Guide


Lunch (food court available at Mount Vernon)
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Tours depart from 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20001, USA. Tour operator details provided on your ticket after purchase.
  • Accessibility: our vehicles are unable to accommodate wheelchairs unless the passenger is able to stand and board the bus

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.