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George Washington's Mount Vernon by Potomac Riverboat

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Cruise on the Potomac River to Mount Vernon on this day trip from Alexandria. Listen to informative narration on board the boat, and then take a self-guided tour of George and Martha Washington's estate. Admission is included.
    What to Expect
    Make your way to the Alexandria City Marina, located at 105 North Union St. 

    Step aboard and find a comfortable seat on the covered or open deck, then enjoy the cruise on the Potomac River while listening to historical narration. A concession stand on board offers alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, as well as popcorn. Arrive at the Mount Vernon Estate, where you can explore the mansion, gardens and landscapes, George and Martha Washington's tombs, a distillery, a museum, and other artifacts. 

    The ship departs Mount Vernon for Alexandria in the afternoon.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    105 N Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Departure Time
    10:30 AM
    Return Details
    City of Alexandria Marina, 0 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    • Narrated riverfront cruise to Mount Vernon
    • Self-guided tour
    • Entry/Admission - George Washington's Mount Vernon
    • Food and drinks, available for purchase
    • Transportation to and from the marina
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions
    • Walking shoes are recommended
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Staff were helpful. Boat was well kept. Would definitely come back and do the River sighseeing cruise of the monuments
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    Great experience! Everything ran right on time, staff friendly and informative. Plenty of time at Mt. Vernon to see everything. Weather was perfect!
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    Yes, the boat got us from the dock to Mt Vernon but it is nothing more than a ride. The boat we were on had very limited outside seating and we had to sit inside. The audio is not that informative and repeated along the way. In fact, we didn’t take the boat back because we
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    We enjoyed the cruise from Alexandria. Had a brief stop at National Harbor en route. The only complaint was that, on arrival at the dock, we were not given any information on tours for that day, only timed tickets for the house tour. We found that 4 hours was more than enough
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    We enjoyed traveling to Mount Vernon by boat with our grandchildren. The time allotted for Mt. Vernon (four hours) was about right with the new Visitor's Center and Food Court. The cruise is relaxing and you see some different sights and landscape that way. The popcorn and
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    • Duration: 7h
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