The metro station that is closest to Mount Vernon, Huntington Station, and all Metrorail stations south of Crystal City will be closed while undergoing renovations from May 25-September 8, 2019. Fortunately, there are many convenient ways to get to Mount Vernon.

Visit by Boat

Many famous visitors have arrived by boat, including Abraham Lincoln in 1862 and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1991. Make the historic journey to Mount Vernon and check out the regular seasonal departures from Washington D.C., Alexandria, and National Harbor.

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Visit by Bus

A free shuttle from Alexandria’s metro stations to Huntington Station is available. From there you can continue your journey on the Fairfax Connector bus to Mount Vernon. Metrobus service will be available during peak hours.

Guided bus tours from Washington, D.C. or National Harbor, MD, are also available.

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Visit by Bike

Hop on a bike and ride to Mount Vernon on the Mount Vernon Trail. Nearly 18 miles long and fully paved, the Mount Vernon Trail follows the Potomac River’s shoreline. It begins at Theodore Roosevelt Island (near Rosslyn, Virginia), continues through Alexandria, and ends at Mount Vernon.

Don't have a bike? Rent one from Bike and Roll in Old Town Alexandria.

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Rideshare or Taxi

Uber, Lyft, and Alexandria Yellow Cab offer convenient, affordable rides to Mount Vernon. 

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