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$49.35 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

George Washington's Mount Vernon by Water Cruise

Once your cruise departs, you will enjoy a relaxing, narrated, riverfront cruise along the historic Potomac River. After cruising for about 90 minutes and learning about the area's history, you will arrive at the beautiful Mount Vernon Estate, once home to George and Martha Washington.  Here, you can explore the mansion, gardens and landscapes, George and Martha Washington's tombs, a distillery, a museum, and more. The return cruise will depart at 4:00pm and you can expect to be back in Alexandria around 5:30pm.     You are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time in order to check-in and board the vessel in a timely manner. There is a shipboard concession stand that offers water, soda, cold beer, wine, lemonade, iced tea, and freshly made popcorn. The ship is enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort on the lower level and covered with open-air on the upper deck.

$27.78 Transfers & Ground Transport

Baltimore-Washington BWI Airport Private Transfer from Hotel

You will need to advise your pickup location, flight details and the time you wish to be picked up in order to complete your reservation. Your transfer purchase will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver (includes your provider's contact information) -- it's that easy!When your stay in Washington DC is over, you’ll be met at your hotel by a professional driver and driven in a comfortable private vehicle to the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Choose from either a sedan, for up to three passengers, a sports utility vehicle, for up to five passengers, or a stretch limousine, for up to eight passengers. This airport transportation service operates from Baltimore, downtown Washington DC, Alexandria and Arlington accommodations.Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or eight per limousine.

$27.78 Transfers & Ground Transport

Baltimore-Washington DC BWI Airport Private Transfer to Hotel

When making a booking for this private arrival transfer from the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to your chosen destination, you will need to advise your flight details and your destination details to complete your reservation. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!Upon arrival at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), you'll be met by your professional driver. Choose from either a sedan, for up to three passengers, a sports utility vehicle, for up to five passengers, or a stretch limousine, for up to eight passengers. Once you’re settled comfortably in your spacious private vehicle, you’ll be driven straight to your Baltimore, downtown Washington DC, Alexandria or Arlington accommodation.Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or eight per limousine.

$15 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria

Explore 19th-century Alexandria on this 1-hour, small-group walking tour. Meet the tour guide at the Alexandria Visitor Center, located at 221 King Street, and head to the Carlyle House mansion to gain insight into the importance of Alexandria during the Civil War. At Gadsby's Tavern Museum, stand in the spot of the first two casualties of the Civil War. Continue the tour at the Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary Shop/Museum and peruse their vast collection of medical and business artifacts. Visit the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the United States, and pour over its impressive collection of books and art. Enjoy Alexandria and walk away with a deeper appreciation of Civil War history.

$495 Cultural & Theme Tours

Capitol Hill Tour

Private Capitol Hill Tour Itinerary: 0800-0830: Pick-up at your lodging point and Transit via 2017 Buick Enclave.0830-0900: US Capitol Visitors Center and Statuary Hall0900-1020: US Capitol Tour1020-1130: Tour of the House of Representatives and Senate from the public galleries (only if Congress is in session) Exhibition Hall will be viewed if Congress is not in session.1130-1230: Lunch at either the Capitol public cafeteria or Le Bon Cafe on Capitol Hill1230-1330: Tour of the LOC including the Great Hall and Reading Room1330-1410: Time to explore the LOC exhibits.1410-1430: Transit afoot. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Security1430-1500: SCOTUS Docent led tour of Courtroom1500-1530: SCOTUS Museum1530-1600: Transit back to lodging point. Meeting location: I will meet you at your lodging point or other convenient point within the District of Columbia, Arlington County, VA or the City of Alexandria, VA. Reagan National Airport (DCA) pick-up also feasible. End location: Drop-off at lodging point or other agreed convenient point. Reagan National Airport (DCA) drop-off also feasible. Location options: Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request, Airport, Hotel, Monument/Building upon Traveler's request, Rail or Bus Station, Specified by Guide, Airport pickup or drop-off at Reagan National Airport (DCA) is feasible.

$149 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private History of Old Town Alexandria Walking Tour

Stroll through Civil War history on this 1.5-hour tour in Alexandria. Meet your professional guide at the Visitor Center, located at 221 King Street. Begin your tour by walking by a hospital and logistics center used during the Civil War and open your eyes to the rich history of Alexandria.Visit the stone mansion of John Carlyle, a forgotten founding father. Sit in the same pew George Washington owned at Historic Christ Church. Walk through a WWI era torpedo factory. Discover the mystery about the sale of Mount Vernon at an Alexandria Bank. Then visit the location where the first two casualties of the Civil War occurred. Become a part of the history of the Civil War and experience Alexandria on this exciting walking tour.