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Fall may be the best time of year to visit Mount Vernon, with mild weather, lighter crowds, and beautiful autumn color.

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Visit the Pioneer Farm

Located on the banks of the Potomac, the four-acre Pioneer Farm site explores George Washington’s role as a visionary farmer.

Watch costumed interpreters demonstrate Washington's innovative farming and fishing practices, hoe fields, cook over a fire, sheer sheep, and harvest crops (activities vary day to day).

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View Our Museum Exhibits

Discover more about the life and legacy of George Washington and those who lived and worked at Mount Vernon. See hundreds of artifacts from Washington's lifetime.

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See the Distillery and Gristmill

Visit the sites where George Washington made whiskey, cornmeal and flour. The Distillery and Gristmill are open through October. A free shuttle is available from the main estate.

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Dine at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant

Savor the flavors of early America at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant, located just footsteps from George Washington’s historic estate.

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Take a Specialty Tour

Add to your experience by taking one of our add-on tours. 

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For more things to do in Virginia, visit Virginia.org, the official tourism website for the state of Virginia. You’ll find an overview of each region in Virginia, as well as information about cultural attractions, upcoming events, and where to stay. You can also purchase merchandise featuring the official Virginia slogan, “Virginia is for Lovers.”

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