Tips for Visiting Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Home

If you’re planning a trip to Virginia or Washington, D.C., Georgie Washington’s Mount Vernon should be on your list of places to visit.

Here are some great tips for visiting Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon, just outside Washington, D.C., was the home of George Washington, the first U.S. president, and his wife Martha Washington.

What is Mount Vernon?

Mount Vernon is located in Northern Virginia a few miles south of Alexandria, Virginia, and a short drive from Washington, D.C.

Where is Mount Vernon?

I recommend planning to spend half a day or more if you want to make the most out of your visit.

How much time should you plan to spend at Mount Vernon?

First, you need to review your ticket options and decide which is best for you. I strongly recommend that you purchase your tickets in advance.

Tips for visiting Mount Vernon

- Visitor Center (Ford Orientation Center) - Mansion Tour - Tomb - Slave Memorial

What to see at Mount Vernon

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