See Mount Vernon from a different perspective during this 45-minute narrated sightseeing excursion on the Potomac River. Learn about the history that happened on the river and discover how it shaped Washington's business ventures. Be sure to look for the eagles and osprey that live along the shores.


(Ages 12 and over)                                                                                                                            

$10 per person

(Ages 6 to 11)

$6 per person

(Ages 5 and under)


Cruises run from mid-March and continue into the fall, weather permitting. General admission is required.

Please allow 30 minutes to walk to the Wharf to meet your boat. Tours depart promptly, and late arrivals cannot be accommodated. All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.

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