From Washington, D.C.: Mount Vernon Sightseeing River Cruise


Visit and explore Mount Vernon on this full-day tour. Cruise up the Potomac River and enjoy access to the grounds of George Washington estate while taking in the scenery, culture, and history of colonial America.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

  • Duration

    6 hour


  • Highlights
    • Enjoy a convenient, narrated round-trip cruise from Washington, D.C. to Mount Vernon along the Potomac River
    • Wander the old estate of George Washington, America's first president,
    • Marvel at the beautiful gardens, scenic riverfront location, and colonial American architecture
    • Visit the final resting place of George and Martha Washington
    • Watch the American Revolution come to life in a 4-D theater
  • Full description
    Experience a great American adventure on this boat trip to the home of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Enjoy a round-trip cruise from Washington, D.C. to Mount Vernon, including entrance to the estate of George and Martha Washington.

    Start your tour with a fully narrated cruise down the Potomac River to Mount Vernon. Tour the gardens and grounds of this national historical landmark and learn the history of one of the country's most important leaders.

    Spend 3 full hours at the estate viewing the gardens, strolling the many trails, visiting the farm, and stopping by the many restaurants and shops, on a tour that allows you to travel back in history to the time of colonial America.
  • Includes
    • Round-trip cruise from Washington, D.C.
      Cruise narrated by expert guide
      Admission only to the Mount Vernon estate grounds
      Self-guided tour of the estate
      Entry to Mount Vernon Museum and Education Center
  • Exclude
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
      Entry to the mansion at Mount Vernon
      Food and beverages