Lunch with a character from Washington's World
First-person interpreters can also liven up your dining experience at the Mount Vernon Inn. Imagine dining with Martha Washington, Washington’s granddaughter Nelly Custis, Washington’s friend and personal physician Dr. Craik, Washington’s farm manager James Anderson, or another character from Washington’s world. Invite one of our talented Character Interpreters to greet your group while you dine at the Mount Vernon Inn.
Discounted Potomac River Sightseeing Cruises
Experience Mount Vernon from a different view on a fun and informative sightseeing cruise.
Raise the Flag!
We welcome groups to do the honors of raising the flag above Mount Vernon at the main gate as we open to the public. To schedule a flag raising, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Store Items at the Gatehouse
Need to bring your own lunches or other large bags? We can secure it at The Gatehouse, located just outside the entrance to the Mount Vernon Inn Complex, for you. Ask a Guest Services staff member at the Ford Orientation Center for assistance. Please note that we do not allow outside food or drink, except for water bottles, on the grounds of the estate.