Air New Zealand Activities

In the Footsteps of George Washington: Day Cruise to Mount Vernon

4.5 118 Reviews

  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5042BOSSPI

Reviewed by: Sherri T, July 2014

Wonderful

Reviewed by: donald l, July 2014

Wonderful tour. All the staff was very helpful.

Reviewed by: Marlene P, July 2014

The cruise on the Potomac was smooth and very nice, loved the comments by the crew on what we were passing. the only thing I think it needs is a later departure from Mount Vernon. maybe a 5pm departure, there is so much to see and do there, it is hard to fit it all in. but we hustled and saw almost everything, lucky it was a slow day there.

Reviewed by: Valerie W, July 2014

Fun and relaxing. Downside: Be prepared to heat your food n the microwave if you choose to purchase food on the boat.

Reviewed by: Valerie W, July 2014

Fun and relaxing. Downside: Be prepared to heat your food n the microwave if you choose to purchase food on the boat.

Reviewed by: Jennifer B, July 2014

Really enjoyed the trip up and down the Potomac as well as Mt. Vernon. The boat was leisurely and there was lots to see on the ride. Mt. Vernon is a huge place so be sure to wear good walking shoes! Don't stop to eat or rest as there is so much to see that before you know it its time to get back on the boat. No eating on the Mt. Vernon grounds, we packed a small lunch in a backpack and ate on the boat coming home. The boat also sells small meals (like hot dogs) and beverages (their breakfast sandwiches we're pretty good too). We'll go back again someday to see all we missed! We've used Viator across the globe, they've never disappointed us.

Reviewed by: Cindy Yee A, July 2014

Great tour! Not enough time!!! One of the most enjoyable parts was the actor who played the part of George Washington. He came out to the lawn, answered questions and stayed in character for all answers! The museum was VERY well done, informative and such. Just the running films of George Washington were not that great in the little theaters. Need to be refreshed. But only ONE boat runs out and back to New York each day so BE ON TIME. We almost missed it because we forgot a backpack at the cafeteria which was 1/4 of a mile up the hill!!

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