Mount Vernon Self-Guided Bike Tour with Potomac Cruise Option

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Tour description

On this independent bike tour from Old Town Alexandria, enjoy views of the Potomac River as you cycle along the scenic Mount Vernon Trail to historic Mount Vernon Estate, George Washington’s famous 18th-century home. Explore the stately mansion, gorgeous gardens and fascinating educational exhibits at your leisure, and hop back on your bike for your return trip or upgrade to relax on a narrated Potomac River cruise back to Alexandria. (If you choose to return by boat, you must select this option at the time of booking) This is a fun, active and scenic way to experience Mount Vernon.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bike and Roll DCPick up your bike between 10:30 - 11am. Staff will greet you, provide you with waiver, fit you to your bike, and discuss your route and day.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Potomac River, Washington DC, District of ColumbiaRide along and enjoy views of the Potomac River. Route is relatively flat with a few rolling hills. Ride is approximately 10 miles to Mount Vernon (about a 1 hour ride). You may go direct or take your time and stop and see various sites, such as Jones Point Light House.Pass By: Jones Point Lighthouse, Alexandria, VirginiaSee Jones Point Lighthouse as you make your way to Mount Vernon.Stop At: George Washington's Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, VirginiaAdmission to the estate and mansion tour are included in your experience. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Potomac Riverboat Company, Alexandria, VirginiaIf option is selected, your return will be via a ride on the Miss Cristin courtesy of the Potomac Riverboat Company.Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Bike and Roll DCIf you select the option to ride back versus taking the Miss Cristin, you will return your bike and end your experience at Bike and Roll DC, Alexandria.Duration: 10 minutes

What's included

  • Bike rental
  • Helmet
  • Narrated Potomac River cruise (if option selected)
  • Equipment for kids of all sizes and ages
  • Entry/Admission - George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • Entry/Admission - Potomac Riverboat Company

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks


  • All necessary equipment included
  • All entrance fees included