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- $30 for a Spirit of Mount Vernon excursion cruise for one person, including admission to Mount Vernon ($49.79 value)
The cruise sets out from the wharf at 600 Water St. at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 3 p.m.
Spirit of Mount Vernon
Several mornings a week in the spring, summer, and fall, the Spirit of Mount Vernon whisks passengers from downtown Washington, DC to George Washington's historic home in Virginia. Setting out from the wharf at 600 Water St., the cruise includes a 90-minute narrated tour of the Potomac riverfront. Passengers disembark at Mount Vernon with ample time to explore our first president's gardens and living quarters before catching an optional return trip. The cruise offers an onboard snack bar and al fresco dining on the deck.