Mount Vernon, although not home to an actual mountain, is one of America’s most historical sites. In fact, here lie two of the most influential people in American history, George and Martha Washington!
The mansion where the two resided for more than forty years still stands as well as Washington’s extensive plantations. Rich in culture and history, there is certainly more to Mount Vernon than meets the eye ASIAN ESCORTS NY.
When traveling on an east coast tour, you’re taken from Arlington, VA straight to Mount Vernon in Alexandria where you can enjoy an escorted tour with a knowledgeable tour guide. This is the type of city that will keep you coming back for more, so think of us next time you explore.
Explore Beyond the Tour
Once you’ve consumed enough history, head to George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill for a seasonal brew.
Or, perhaps architecture is more your speed, you can pay homage to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House. This house, famous for its modesty, is open March through December from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Tuesday to Sunday. Tours are every thirty minutes until 4:30 p.m.
Maybe you want to get in touch with nature and explore the city’s horticulture. Well, if that’s the case, you’re in luck! The headquarters of the American Horticultural Society is located right in Mount Vernon; Visit River Farm’s Estate House and explore 25 acres of gardens and grounds!
While you still have green fever, be sure to make time to see one of the most famous cherry trees of all time: The Tulip Poplar planted by George Washington himself in 1785.
International Food in Historic America
If hunger strikes you while on the estate grounds, fear not! Food is not far as the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant is located nearby and offers traditional colonial fare. If you prefer seafood, check out the Village Wharf Restaurant in Alexandria.
Want to deviate from the status quo? East Moon offers Asian cuisine and is located just 5 miles north of Mount Vernon. Alexandria also boasts Mexican grub at El Paso and Greek goodies at Olympians Family Restaurant.
Vacation Starts Now
Whatever your travel ambitions may be, a guided tour has got you covered. Be introduced to iconic destinations and be your resource on what to do, where to eat, and what to see if you choose to return! Enjoy your next vacation to the East Coast.