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George Washington’s Mount Vernon invites visitors to sip wine while watching the sunset on the first president’s home! Summer Escape at Mount Vernon offers a rare opportunity to visit Mount Vernon after the daytime crowds have departed.
Take an evening tour of the Mansion and sample wine desserts (available for purchase). Relax to live music while watching the sun set against the Potomac. Delight in 18th-century music, dancing, bocce ball, and more historic fun. Stroll the lantern-lit grounds and immerse yourself in the 18th century as you mingle with costumed residents like the charming "Lady Washington."
To further spice up the evening, chat with a gardening expert and try out flavorful herb-infused dips, teas, and even cocktails. Food-loving guests will delight as 18th-century artisans demonstrate the arts of making beer, cheese, and chocolate, complete with modern tastings.
Learn more about the George Washington that danced, laughed, drank, and enjoyed the company of others…