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SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Mount Vernon

Posted by Aaron Killian, Licensed Washington, D.C. Tour Guide on Apr 30, 2018 12:30:00 PM
George Washington’s homestead is a national treasure and one of the most beautifully   maintained historic sites in the United States thanks to the Mount Vernon Ladies Association.  It's also one of the most popular stops outside D.C. proper on a school trip because of it's beauty and education options. 
 
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Topics: Mount Vernon

Free Admission and Special Events at Mount Vernon in Honor of Presidents' Day

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Feb 19, 2018 11:00:00 AM

 

Every day is a great day to visit Mount Vernon, the beautiful and historic estate of George and Martha Washington, but on Presidents' Day, guest enjoy free admission and special events.

 

Events include a wreathlaying at the Washington's Tomb, a military demonstration on the bowling green with costumed characters, a rare tour of Washington's reading room, and an Old Guard gun salute to the first president.

 

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Topics: Mount Vernon, Presidents' Day

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