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National Harbor – Mount Vernon by Water Cruise-Weekend

National Harbor – Mount Vernon by Water Cruise-Weekend

From USD$43.75Per Hour


145 National Plaza, National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, USA

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Take in the views and enjoy the onboard narration, as you cruise along the Potomac River to George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon. At Mount Vernon, explore for 4 hours to see the Estate. The self-guided tour includes George Washington’s tomb, an interpretive Pioneer farm, new Museum and Education Center and more!


  • Narrated riverfront cruise to Mount Vernon
  • Admission to Mount Vernon estate
  • Self-guided tour of Mount Vernon

Make your way to National Harbor, MD, located at 145 National Plaza, 30 minutes prior to your cruise’s 11:10 am departure time.

Step aboard the ship and choose your seat on the covered or open deck. Enjoy and relax on this 50 min fascinating narrated cruise. Take in the beautiful scenery along the Potomac River filled with picture-perfect photo ops along the way, like a breathtaking riverfront view of the Mount Vernon estate.

Once you arrive at Mt. Vernon, you will have four hours to experience the stately elegance of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens. You can explore the mansion, gardens, landscapes, Washington’s Museum and his Tomb.

The ship departs Mt. Vernon at 4:00 pm and arrives back at National Harbor at 4:50 pm. The National Harbor – Mount Vernon by Water Cruise is a great way to spend quality time with your kids. It is interative, educational, historical and fun! Get your eTickets today!

Operating Times:

Departing from National Harbor: 11:10 am, Departing from Mt. Vernon: 4:00 pm.
Last day for the Cruise is October 28th.
Please note this is a roundtrip booking. Guests must arrive at the ticket booth 20 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange their voucher for a ticket.

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are required. Ticket will have details of reconfirming departure time.

# of Stops:



4 hours

Booth Location:

145 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20745
Ticket booth is located in front of McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant.


Fleet Garage-Entrance on Fleet Street & Potomac Passage, National Harbor, Maryland
Mariner Garage-Entrance on Waterfront Street and Mariner Passage,National Harbor , Maryland
St. George’s Parking Garage-Entrance located on St. Georges Blvd and Waterman Passage

Age Requirements:

Children Ticket: 2-11 years old. Under 2 are free.


The following items are strictly prohibited from Mount Vernon property: + Items deemed dangerous, suspicious, or inappropriate by Mount Vernon personnel
+ Food & beverage (except water)
+ All bags and containers larger than 16x16x8 inches are prohibited from entering the property. They strongly encourage guests not to bring large parcels; or, as appropriate, guests should secure them in their vehicle
+ All bags and containers are subject to inspection by Mount Vernon representatives upon arrival. Guests who refuse inspection of parcels will be restricted from entering the property.

Guarantee Note: Due to the limited reserved seating and factors beyond the control of the operator, this product does not fall under the Trusted Tours and Attractions Guarantee.