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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.

$115 Cultural & Theme Tours

Day Tour to Alamein and Alexandria

Sun Pyramids Tours Guide will pick you up from your hotel, then you will travel to  Alamein. Proceed to World War II remains and cemeteries. Your first stop will be at the Military Museum including displays of weapons, military garb and tanks. Descriptions of the actions of Montgomery, Rommel and the others participated in the battle are also on display. Continue to visit the  WWII Cemeteries, located on the west of the town, on a small peninsula overlooking the sea. The citadel like cemeteries is the final resting place for Common wealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers. Drive to  Alexandria where you will see the  Pompay’s pillar. Then proceed to  Qaitbay Citadel from outside which was built on the site of the ancient pharohs (  lighthouse ) of Alexandria. Visit the  Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. After finishing the day tour, you will return to hotel.

$120 Cultural & Theme Tours

Day Tour to Alamein and Alexandria

Sun Pyramids Tours Guide will pick you up from your hotel, then you will travel to Alamein. Proceed to World War II remains and cemeteries. Your first stop will be at the Military Museum including displays of weapons, military garb and tanks. Descriptions of the actions of Montgomery, Rommel and the others participated in the battle are also on display. Continue to visit the WWII Cemeteries, located on the west of the town, on a small peninsula overlooking the sea. The citadel like cemeteries is the final resting place for Common wealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers.Drive to Alexandria where you will see the Pompay’s pillar. Then proceed to Qaitbay Citadel from outside which was built on the site of the ancient pharohs ( lighthouse ) of Alexandria. Visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. After finishing the day tour, you will return to hotel.