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George Washington's Mount Vernon
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Mount Vernon
Such a remarkable exploration of George Washington's life at Mount Vernon...the property is breathtaking, and the many varied sights within the property to explore will truly transport you to the days when he and...
View 18th-century plantation life through beautiful gardens and grounds, intriguing museum exhibits, and immersive programs honoring George Washington’s life and legacy.
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George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Mount Vernon
Included in the cost of the Mount Vernon Tour (but also available separately), the working grist mill and distillery (both are historically reconstructed on the original sites/foundations) are clear demonstrations...
Loved this, beautiful site, tour was fairly short but well worth the time.
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Birthplace National Monument
#3 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Mount Vernon
It was humbling to view the final resting place of such a monumental person in the shaping of American History.
There is a paved downhill path to the grave site with a shuttle pickup to transport visitors back to the Mount Vernon home site.
Pohick Church
#4 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Mount Vernon
Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House Alexandria, VA 4.5 km away
#5 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Alexandria
The Woodlawn property also is the site of the Pope-Leighey House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1940 as a model of affordable Modern housing, quite a contrast to its more elegant neighbor.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998.
National Colonial Farm Accokeek, MD 2.6 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Accokeek
Stunning views of the waterway from a series of trails, and wildlife galore.
Accokeek Farms at Piscataway Park Fort Washington, MD 2.6 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Fort Washington
Members then started a campaign to purchase the adjacent land along a six-mile stretch of shoreline to keep the view from Mount Vernon just as it was when George Washington lived there.
River Farm Alexandria, VA 5.0 km away
#12 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Alexandria
this is a lovely setting, many children's programs and activities visit pretty gift shop and stroll the gardens right on the river, extraordinary views.
In the Spring the blooming bushes are just beautiful and you can view the river or walk to the river from the main house.
National Harbor National Harbor, MD 10.1 km away
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in National Harbor
National Harbor offers great shopping and has some wonderful dining options for lunch and dinner all against a backdrop of waterfront views, Old Town Alexandria, and iconic elements of the Washington, DC skyline.
I stayed here 4 times and the view and the service was excellent the trip to the neighboring towns for leisure to see old historical sights and art from the torpedo and art center a must visit.
Old Town Alexandria, VA 11.1 km away
#1 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Alexandria
This area is great for families, friends, first dates, shopping, romance, or just fun! There’s restaurants for every budget, activities for every age, and on a nice day provides great views on Potomac river, Natio...
Old Town Alexandria is lovely with historical sights, gift shops, restaurants, antique stores, ice cream parlors, a lovely plaza with a fountain and benches, and a free trolley.
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The Awakening Sculpture National Harbor, MD 10.1 km away
#2 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in National Harbor
The awakening sculpture is on a beach area perfect relax and enjoy the view and perfect for kids to play.
This just adds to the flare of National Harbor with its Capital Wheel, boardwalk, giant screen TV, and fantastic harbor views.
Alexandria's Christ Church Alexandria, VA 11.1 km away
#2 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Alexandria
It was nice going inside and the docent was very welcoming, pleasant and informative, one of the best we had while visiting Alexandria sites.
I visited on a bitter cold and windy winter day so I was able to view the historic place at my leisure and engage in conversation with the knowledgeable guide,,a retired local educator, which added to the interest...
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Gunston Hall Lorton 8.6 km away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Lorton
You'll rarely find crowds, making a visit unhurried compared to the better known historical sites around Washington, DC.
The museum and grounds are a worth strolling as well, with beautiful views of the Potomac and surrounding woods.
Old Town Waterfront Alexandria, VA 11.2 km away
#3 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Alexandria
... old town waterfront is the perfect little are to enjoy a family friendly old town feel with plenty of yummy dining options, a close by waterfront park ( founders park my favorite), shops and spectacular views.
Parking is a challenge of course, but you are also visiting one of the oldest neighborhoods in the VA area and there's so many incredible sights, colonial cobble stone roads, and amazing food though a bit pricey d...
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George Washington Masonic National Memorial Alexandria, VA 10.8 km away
#4 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Alexandria
Masonic history, George Washington's connections with the Mason's, what modern Masonry is, and the beautiful chapel, stained glass and the stunning views from the observation deck made it a worthwhile stop.
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a National Historic Landmark dedicated to the memory of Master Mason George Washington, the first President of the United States and is one of the largest-scale p...
Alexandria National Cemetery Alexandria, VA 10.4 km away
#6 of 27 Sights & Landmarks in Alexandria
It was a great experience as they were so proud to give us the story of the cemetery (which is very well documented at several viewing sites).
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