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Mount Vernon by Bike, Boat or Bus

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Planning to visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon from Alexandria? Why not add to the adventure by cruising down the Potomac by riverboat, pedaling a bike along the scenic Mount Vernon Trail or hopping on a luxury shuttle down the National Park Service’s George Washington Memorial Parkway? You can even mix and match your modes of transportation-go down one way, come back another!

  • Riverboat: Daily, April-October, departs Alexandria Marina: 10 a.m., departs Mount Vernon Dock: 4 p.m.
  • Bicycle: Daily, April-October, self-guided, eight miles each way. Requires 24-hour advance reservation
  • Bus: Saturdays & Sundays, Memorial Day-Labor Day, departs Alexandria: 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., departs Mount Vernon: 1 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
  • Build your own tour: Bike & Boat, Bike & Bus or Boat & Bus

Skip the line! All tours include tickets into the estate. Reserve your trip today.