Get ready for a family day out in one of the most important historic landmarks in the USA - Mount Vernon!
Mount Vernon is an American landmark, and a brilliant tribute to George Washington - also known as the father of the USA.
Kids, just imagine what it would have been like back in George Washington's time, as you walk through the first president's colonial Mansion! The interiors have been meticulously restored to what they would have been like back in 1799, so you really are re-living history!
During your time at the mansion, you will be able to enjoy the standard Mansion tour. Included in the admission, you get to explore the first and second floors, and see where Washington himself would have walked.
If you want to see the third floor, there is a premium Mansion tour available at an additional cost.
Don't miss exploring the outbuildings either! There are over a dozen, and many of them home to where the essential estate operations took place, such as laundry, meat curing and spinning.
There are even demonstrations occurring daily at the working blacksmith shop!
Kids, there are plenty of things for you to enjoy too. Mount Vernon has a working farm, as well as historic interpreters that will make you feel like you have stepped right back into the 18th century!
And yes - there are real animals too! Certain breeds were actually raised on the estate back in Washington's time - can you guess which ones?
Then of course, your trip to Mount Vernon wouldn't be complete without a visit to George Washington himself. His final resting place is at the mansion, along with his wife Martha and other family members.
With a museum too, it really is a day out where you can feel the history all around you. Kids - history CAN be fun, and at Mount Vernon you become part of it!