Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour in Washington, DC

USA Guided Tours- DC701 Pennsylvania Ave NWWashington, DC 20004
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Explore the nearly 8,000-acre historic Mount Vernon grounds, where George Washington lived, worked, and helped forge our nation’s foundation. Stroll through the gardens, see his final resting place, and walk through the mansion! Next, discover George’s hometown of Old Town Alexandria. As you wind through the streets, your tour guide will provide an in-depth history lesson, insight, and more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Washington Travel Experts
  • The tour meets at the US Navy Memorial.
  • Tour duration: approximately 5 hours long.
  • Tours operate from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • The guided walking tour of Mount Vernon includes a tour of the mansion.


from Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour
In this highly sought-after tour, guests explore nearly 8,000 acres of historic Mount Vernon grounds - from the Mansion's interior where President Washington resided, to his beloved Gardens, final resting place, and much more. The Mount Vernon estate is one of Washington, DC area's premier sightseeing attractions.

Following Mount Vernon, guests will explore and experience George Washington's hometown (Old Town, Alexandria). In route, your coach will wind through the narrow streets of Old Town, past Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, The George Washington Masonic Temple, and the Historic Christ Church. There will be an opportunity to stop and have lunch in this colonial-themed hot spot which consists of more than 200 restaurants and boutiques along its cobblestone streets.

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Joachim B
Meppen, Germany
"Best of Washington day trip"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 16, 2019 NEW
Guided Tour to most of all highlights in Washington DC. I can recommend the tour absolutely. Our guide Jorge was very knowledgeable and he organized the trip very professional. The lunch break is sufficient and we stopped at the L’Enfant Plaza. We could choose one of the different places. The boat tour was nice, but there is really not very much to see, DC from the waterfront. Al in all, very good and the best way to get an overview and good information.
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Mesa, Arizona
"Washington DC at night"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 13, 2019 NEW
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our nighttime tour of DC with USA GuidedTours. Curtis did an excellent job navigating and knew the best routes when street closures were in place. Josh was our guide and he was energetic and a wealth of knowledge. We were able to visit all of the sights as advertised in our itinerary. I would not hesitate to book with this company again.
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"Best Tour !"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 12, 2019 NEW
We were in the DC area for a family wedding. I contacted US Guided tours to arrange a private tour of DC for 15 family members. The booking process could not have gone any better. Tiffany handled making all of our arrangements and insured that everything went exactly as we had planned. She was such a delight throughout the entire planning /booking process! Our driver Tracy (don't forget to ask her to sing) and our tour guide, Jamal were by far the best guides I have ever had on a tour. Jamal's knowledge of DC and warm personality made our tour so enjoyable! I highly recommed using USA Guided tours! I will never tour DC or any other areas they service any other way than using USA Guided tours.
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Muskego, Wisconsin
"Capitol & Monument Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 09, 2019 NEW
Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Enjoyed the tour. Would like to have spent more time at the Lincoln Memorial and inside the Capitol chambers.
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Canal Fulton, Ohio
"Monuments at night tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 08, 2019 NEW
This tour was excellent our driver Antonio was very friendly our guide Ann Marie was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and all the included monuments this tour was well worth the price
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Tour

Where do I meet for the tour?
Tours meet and begin at the US Navy Memorial.

When should I arrive?
We highly recommend you arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to ensure your reservation is honored. You have up to ten (10) minutes before the scheduled departure time to ensure your seat on the tour. Ten (10) minutes before the departure time, we note outstanding reservations as "no shows." If we have walk-up passengers, they will be given a ticket and will be boarded at this time.

What vehicle is used for the tour?
We use 35-passenger shuttle vans for daily mixed tour groups. We reserve the right to substitute our larger 55-passenger buses, depending upon demand and/or our tour schedule. The 55-passenger buses have bathrooms on board for your convenience.

Can I bring a baby stroller or wheelchair on the bus?
Unfortunately, the shuttles are not wheelchair accessible, nor is there storage for baby strollers. If you have a wheelchair, please call us to make special vehicle arrangements for your tour. Some of our tours involve longer walks so if you like, you may stay on board the shuttle, near the landmark, without exiting the shuttle bus every time.

How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 5 hours long.

Is lunch served on the tour?
The tour includes an opportunity to have lunch in Old Town Alexandria.