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Spirit of Washington DC Mt. Vernon Cruise and Tour

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ChildChild age: 6-11 years. Under 6 free.

Spirit of Washington Mt. Vernon Cruise and Tour

Enjoy this 90-minute cruise to Mt. Vernon direct from Washington, DC... a sightseeing adventure not to be missed!

Spirit of Washington Mt. Vernon Cruise & Tour Highlights:

bullet A Round Trip Cruise to and from Mount Vernon.
bullet Tour of Mount Vernon Mansion
bullet A fun and narrated tour of the Potomac River and it's famous historic landmarks.
bullet Admission and Tour of George Washington's Estate and Gardens.

Catch a fresh breeze on the outdoor decks or take in the sights while you relax in climate-controlled comfort on the beautiful interior decks. While cruising, you'll enjoy a narrated tour of the Potomac River and its famous landmarks.

Mount Vernon was the beloved home of George and Martha Washington from the time of their marriage in 1759 until General Washington's death in 1799. Your eTicket includes a tour of the Mansion house and more than a dozen out buildings including the slave quarters, kitchen, stables, and greenhouse. Stroll four different gardens, hike the Forest Trail, and explore the George Washington Pioneer Farmer site, a four-acre working farm that includes a recreation of Washington's 16-sided treading barn. Spend 3 hours exploring the entire Forty-five acres of this spectacular estate. Restaurants are available on the grounds for your dining pleasure.

The shipboard snack bar has something for everyone, and at very affordable prices. The snack bar features pastries, muffins, bagels, hot dogs, pizza, chips, candy, ice cold beer, soda, juice, bottled water and more!

Join the only cruise to Mount Vernon direct from DC. This tour makes getting there half the fun!

2016 Sailing Dates:
March 11 - March 22- Friday, Saturday, Sunday
March 22- September 4- Tuesday through Sunday ( does not operate on Mondays)
September 8 - October 23- Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Special Monday Holiday Cruises:
Memorial Day- May 30, 2016
Labor Day - September 5, 2016
Columbus Day, October 10, 2016


Spirit of Washington Cruise
Cruise in Comfort!

Mount Vernon Dock
Mount Vernon Dock

Home on the Potomac River
Mount Vernon

Dining Room at Mount Vernon
 Dining Room at Mt Vernon

Mount Vernon Cruises Direct from Washington, DC.
Mount Vernon Cruises Direct from Washington, DC.



Spirit of Washington DC Mt. Vernon Cruise and Tour

Operating Times:

THIS TOUR IS SEASONAL and Operates Mar -Oct 25
3/13/15 - 3/22/15: Friday, Saturday and Sunday only
3/24/15 - 9/6/15: every Tuesday - Sunday
9/11/15 - 10/25/15: Friday, Saturday and Sunday only
Boarding begins at 8:00 am ~ Depart Washington DC Pier 4 at 8:30 am ~ Arrive Mt. Vernon at 10:00 am ~ Return Departure 1:30 pm ~ Arrive Pier 4 at 3:00 pm
See schedule on description page ~ Tour does not operate on Mondays except for holidays. (Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day)

# of Stops:

one - Mt. Vernon


6.5 hours

Booth Location:

Pier 4 at 6th & Water Streets SW, Washington, DC 20024

Nearest Intersection:

6th & Water Streets SW


Pay parking is available at the Safeway at 1100 4th St. SW. Waterfront Green Line Metro is within easy walking distance - just three blocks from the pier.

Age Requirements:

Child Ticket: 6-11 yrs old. Ages 5 & under are free.


Reservations are required 1 day in advance of desired cruise.
*Mixed drinks start at $9.50. All beer is sold by the bottle, with domestic beers for $5.75 and imports for $6.25. Wine begins at $7.50 per glass. Soft drinks and juice are $2.50 each. These prices do not include taxes.

Guarantee Note: Due to the limited reserved seating and factors beyond the control of the operator, this product does not fall under the Trusted Tours and Attractions Guarantee program.

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