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Mount Vernon by Bike and Boat

On the Mount Vernon by Bike and Boat tour, enjoy a scenic bike ride from Alexandria to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate. Tour the 21 room mansion and grounds In the afternoon, then board the Miss Christin for a narrated boat cruise back to Alexandria...
Ticket Type
Age: 12 years old and under.
Select Quantity, then Date
Tours run Friday through Sundays starting in June.
Experience Mount Vernon by Bike and Boat! Start in Alexandria and bike to Mt Vernon and tour the estate. Step back in time by exploring the 21 room mansion. slave quarters, kitchen, stables and gardens. In the afternoon, board the Miss Christin for a narrated boat cruise back to Old Town, Alexandria.


  • Self guided ride to Mt Vernon
  • Distance: 9 miles - moderate level
  • Ride through Dykes Marsh and Belle View Park
  • Bicycle tours are conducted on Trek comfort hybrid bikes
  • Includes bike rental/bike pick-up at Mt Vernon and helmet
  • Admission to Mt. Vernon Estate
  • Narrated boat ride back to Old Town Alexandria
Mount Vernon by Bike and Boat!

Bike to Mount Vernon with this self-guided one-way ride on the Mount Vernon Trail.
This scenic 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 bought and brought with you.

Then board the Miss Christin for a narrated boat ride on the Potomac River, back to Old Town Alexandria.

There is no better way to get up close with the great historical and beautiful sites that Alexandria, VA has to offer than from the seat of a bike. Come and explore! Make your reservations now and get your eTickets for the Mount Vernon by Bike and Boat tour!

NOTE: Space is limited; reservations should be made by 12 pm the day before you'd like to ride. If you have a rider ages 2 to 5 please tell Customer Service when making your reservations.

Operating Times

This tour is seasonal and runs through Sept 30th. Operates Friday, Saturday and Sundays. Bikes should be picked up by 9:00 am. Boat departs Mt. Vernon at 2:00 pm; arrives back in Alexandria at 3:30 pm.

Reservation Notes

Reservations are confirmed for date selected.


5+ hours

Booth Location

421 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
They are 1 blk south of the bicycle path/trail.

Age Requirements

Children Ticket: 12 years old and under.


Advanced Reservation Required. Heights for all passengers MUST be called in advance of tour date.
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.

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 program.