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Potomac River Sightseeing Cruise to Mount Vernon
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Embark on the ultimate sightseeing and historical cruise—a Potomac River cruise to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens.
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Head out along the Potomac for a fully-narrated sightseeing cruise. Enjoy the views from the outdoor or climate-controlled indoor deck as your tour guide provides the river's history and points out famous landmarks. Dock at George Washington's Estate, Mount Vernon, where the gardens are meticulously planned and the grounds emanate American history. Take a self-guided tour to see the Gristmill, the Mansion Farm House, and the terra-cotta bust of George Washington—the most accurate depiction of the first president. Return to the boat for a 1 1/2-hour cruise back to the city.

Inclusions :
  • Narrated Potomac River cruise, roundtrip to Mount Vernon Estate
  • Admission to Mount Vernon Estate (approximately 3-hour self-guided experience)

Approx. 7 hours

March-November: Tuesday–Sunday

Departure time and location:
Cruise departs at 8:30 AM from Pier 4 at 6th and Water streets

Return time and location:
Approx. 3 PM; same as departure location

Participant restrictions:
Children younger than age 6 are complimentary.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. You may email Entertainment Cruises to confirm your cruise reservation 48 hours after booking; at minimum, you must confirm 7 business days in advance of your cruise date. Contact information is provided on your printed voucher. On the day of your cruise, please check in at the ticket booth at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Upon check-in, present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID in exchange for service. Boarding begins at 8:15 AM.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.