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Mount Vernon By Bike-Roundtrip

Mount Vernon By Bike-Roundtrip

From USD$46.00Per Hour

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Old Town Writer's Group

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Bike to Mount Vernon with this self-guided two-way ride on the Mount Vernon Trail. This scenic trail takes riders through Dykes Marsh and Belle View Park along the Potomac River. The ride is a beautiful transition back in time to an early America and a wonderful way to approach the timeless feel of Washington’s Mt Vernon Estate.

Highlights:

  • Includes full day comfort hybrid bike rental
  • Trail Map- (9 miles to Mount Vernon)
  • Mt Vernon estate admission
  • Explore the 21 room mansion, slave quarters, kitchen, stables and gardens
  • Great introductions to Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA.
  • Family fun and interactive way to sightsee and get familiar with the cities
  • You don’t need to be an avid cyclist to bike the sites!
  • All bike tours include an overview training period to make sure you are comfortable, safe, and understand the rules of the road

Bike to Mount Vernon with this self-guided two-way ride following the same route George Washington traversed on his travels between Old Town and his home.
The scenic Mount Vernon trail takes riders through Dykes Marsh and Belle View Park.

The canopy coverage and banks of the Potomac provide seclusion and a beautiful transition back in time to an early America, making the ride a wonderful way to approach the timeless feel of the Mt. Vernon Estate.

Learn about the history and stories behind George Washington’s home and the surrounding area! Costumed characters do the chores needed on this 1799 estate. Explore the 21 room mansion, slave quarters, stables,16 sided barn (designed by Washington), working farm with rare breed farm animals (similar to the ones that Washington kept), and gardens as they looked in 1799. Pick a spot on the grounds to enjoy the picnic lunch you brought with you.

When you are ready, bike back to Old Town Alexandria at your own pace.

Make your reservations now and get your eTickets for the Mount Vernon By Bike-Roundtrip. A full day of fun for everyone!
This package includes a full-day bicycle rental, helmet, u-lock, trail map and admission to Mount Vernon Estates. Easy to moderate ride.

Operating Times:

During Season operates Tuesday -Sunday from March 28-Oct 27.
Bikes must be picked up between 10:00 am and 11:00 am.

This is a self-guided tour. We recommend that you depart from Alexandria by 11:00 am; and depart Mt Vernon by 4:30PM. Bikes must be returned to the Old Town shop by 5:45pm. (Ask about extended hours during the summer season)

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are required. E-Ticket will contain complete details regarding this tour.

Duration:

5+ hours

Booth Location:

One Wales Alley, Alexandria, VA 22314

Corner of Wales Alley and The Strand in Old Town Alexandria. Convenient to the King St Trolley Stop at North Union St and south of the Water Taxi. They are also 1 blk south of the bicycle path/trail.

Nearest Intersection

Corner of Wales Alley and The Strand in Old Town Alexandria

Parking:

There are a number of paid parking lots around
**Metro Stop-L’Enfant Plaza**

Age Requirements:

Child Ticket: 6-12 years old. If you have a rider ages 2 to 5 please confirm.

Notes:

Heights MUST be called into Bike and Roll prior to tour date. (e-Ticket will have details).

Tour Terms & Conditions: + Participants must read and sign the waiver form prior to tour. + Tour participants must be 18 years of age or older; Younger participants must have a parent or legal guardian present + For the participants safety, a helmet is provided as everyone must wear a properly fitted helmet at all times while riding + Participants must agree to follow all traffic laws, signs, rules, and regulations while riding. + Due to safety precautions and respect for other people on your tour, we ask that participants not use cellular telephones, operate cameras or smoke cigarettes while riding.