WORTH SEEING! We boarded before 9am, didn't disembark until after 2pm, and got a plethora of historical information and activities in between. Do this, though, in conjunction with a Spirit Cruise and experience it as a 'sail up the Potomac, toward Mount Vernon' adventure! These are nice, comfortable boats with lots of deck and galley room. The parents enjoyed the sun and the view from 'above,' while the kids played cards and scrounged money for the snackbar, 'below'. This is a beautiful and serene trip that took us about 45 minutes each way. On the return trip, sack lunches were provided (standard fare of sandwich, fruit, chips, cookie, and drink).
Mt. Vernon, itself, is QUITE a compound! Great ...Read More