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Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon at Alexandria, Virginia
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3200 Mount Vernon Memorial HighwayMount VernonVirginia22121
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Mount Vernon in Alexandria, Virginia

America's most visited historic house, Mount Vernon in Alexandria, Virginia is the former home of first President George Washington and his wife Martha. Mount Vernon overlooks the Potomac River and is open 365 days a year for touring the mansion and estate. Visit the new Ford Orientation Center and Donal W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, which are part of a massive $100 million renovation.

What are the best events at Mount Vernon?

Events run all year long, but Christmas is considered a highlight at Mount Vernon. AAA rated Mount Vernon one of the top "12 Places to Catch the Holiday Spirit"!

What other places of interest are in Alexandria?

Visit the Torpedo Factory Art Center, the George Washington Masonic Memorial, the Mount Vernon Biking Trail, and Fort Ward Museum and Historic Park.

Mount Vernon Estate events

Visit the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant during Restaurant Week. Enjoy a demonstration of cooking during Martha Washington's time. In the fall and spring, Mount Vernon is often part of wine tours.

Parking information and how to get around.

Parking is free, and the vast house and grounds can be toured on foot. From April to October, a shuttle bus runs between the George Washington: Pioneer Farmer site and the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center.


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