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Transportation and Parking Tips for Busy Days

Here are some tips and information for those wishing to visit us on one of our special event days where heavy crowds are expected: President's Day, Revolutionary War Weekend, and the 4th of July.

Transportation Tips and Recommendations

  • Consider using ride sharing services such as Uber or Lyft to make your way to Mount Vernon
  • The Fairfax County Bus Connector #101 is a 20-minute ride from the Huntington Avenue metro station. Learn more about public transportation options
  • Consider parking in our overflow parking location.  We offer free shuttle service between this lot and Mount Vernon.  See the list below
  • Please respect our neighbors' properties - park only in designated areas
  • For your own safety, there is absolutely no parking along the George Washington Memorial Parkway

Overflow Parking Location

NOTE: Overflow parking is available only on President's Day, Revolutionary War Weekend, and July 4th.

Shuttle service available starting at 10am, only on select dates

Mount Vernon High School
8515 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, VA 22309

Directions to Mount Vernon High School 22309

Regular Parking

For information on regular on-site parking, please see our Hours & Directions page.

Hours & Directions