Have to eat during happy hour! The mussels tasted delicious. The place itself is worth touring. Good view of the lake and lots of history.
About George Washington's Mount Vernon
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I've visited many estates throughout the US and never have I received such rude customer service. I had an employee in the house tour answer one of my questions with the response that, "I'd get to that later in the tour" followed with a sour...More
Easy to get to and plenty of parking. No hype or political junk; but just factual accounts Of what the "Father of our country'" enjoyed while living here.
History buffs who love American history cannot miss this site. Be sure to get it as part of a Go Washington pass for better pricing. Beautiful views of the Potomac informative tour of the house including the room that Washington passed away in. Be sure...More
On our way to OBX we stopped at Mount Vernon. We timed it right and arrived for the first mansion tour. Unfortunately all the other tours that we wanted to go on were additional charges. At 9 am Women of Mount Vernon Tour (noon) was...More
It was a super hot day and I was grateful the house tour was fairly short. I also enjoyed walking the grounds and the view of the Potomac. Mt. Vernon doesn't compare to Monticello in terms of physical beauty and tour offerings, but I did...More
What a wonderful experience to be able to walk through the rooms where our first president lived. Seeing how he expanded a small house into this large one rather than tear down the small and build large.
We love going to historical sites. In this particular trip, we happened to also visit Monticello back-to-back, so we can directly compare the home tours of two Presidents. Mount Vernon was a disappointment after going to Monticello. Some of the staff are not friendly, and...More
We made the short drive down from D.C, the home is a big part of our U.S. history and worth seeing. They are trying to upgrade, and have made some errors on the exterior but the interior brings Washington to life..