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Sightseeing in Virginia: Mount Vernon & Old Town Alexandria from Washington DC

US$ 55.00 Price per person from View price guide


  • A beautiful day in the Virginia countryside
  • Learn all about the father of the nation at a National Historic Landmark


Spend a day amid the pastoral beauty and rich history of Virginia, only a short drive from the nation's capital.

Spend the afternoon touring the Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, designated a National Historic Landmark, this is where the father of the nation, George Washington made his own paradise on earth. Lush green acres and gardens extend as far as the eye can see.

This tour also visits charming Old Town Alexandria where chic boutiques blend seamlessly with rustic, cobblestoned streets.


Your English-speaking guide and driver for the day will pick you up at Union Station in Washington, DC. and take you on a sightseeing tour of Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria.

Visit the State of Virginia and the Home of George Washington to see the beautiful estate, farm, and yard.

You will also see the quaint seaport town of Old Town Alexandria. Take in the picturesque seaport town known for fascinating architecture and quaint shopping. You will make a stop at Christ’s Church, a location visited by many of our past U.S. Presidents and the first Episcopal Church in Alexandria. See Fort Washington, The Pentagon, and Crystal City, VA as you tour the countryside by motor coach.

Stroll through the extensive gardens and take in stirring waterfront views as the sun begins its descent over the Potomac.

Your driver will return you to Union Station at day's end.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



4 hours

Start time

Start time: 8:00am
Duration: 4 hours

Meeting point

The tour starts from Gray Line Terminal at Union Station (bus level).
Please report to the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • English speaking driver/guide


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the details

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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