Visit Mount Vernon with Haymarket Transportation
Think of the most famous homes in the United States. You may picture Graceland, the house from A Christmas Story, or if you have a penchant for the paranormal, the Winchester Mystery House. When thinking of famous American homes, most of us conjure images of Mount Vernon as well. Mount Vernon was once home to the first President of the United States George Washington and his family. Over the years, Mount Vernon has become a popular tourist stop, with visitors coming from across the United States to get a taste of history. Haymarket Transportation is proud to offer tours at this historic, scenic location and other destinations in Washington, D.C.; Maryland; and Virginia. We’re a group travel agency that always keeps you in mind, from our flexible scheduling to exceptional vehicles and drivers. Learn more about what Haymarket Transportation and Mount Vernon have to offer.
Learn More About the Washington Family and the 1700s
Mount Vernon is known for being home to George and Martha Washington, and visitors gain a wealth of knowledge about the period as well as the home’s famous residents. The estate encompasses dozens of buildings in addition to the main house, some of which were constructed for blacksmithing, stables, and more. The landscape is another important aspect of the Mount Vernon estate. Washington loved the styles of landscape designed by Batty Langley and applied those designs to his gardens. Mount Vernon has some more solemn monuments as well. You’ll find the final resting place of both George and Martha Washington and a lovely tribute for those wishing to pay their respects. On Mount Vernon’s grounds, you’ll also find a cemetery and memorial to the enslaved men and women who were once forced to work on the plantation. With one of our tours, you’ll see Mount Vernon’s history from all angles.
What Else Is There to See at Mount Vernon?
If you’d like a more in-depth look at Mount Vernon, there are numerous other sights to see on the grounds. Many of our group vacation participants are interested in the Washington Library, which contains thousands of newspapers, manuscripts, and more. George Washington scholars from across the country come to study one of the founders of the United States as we know it. You can also take your class on school field trips to Mount Vernon, as they feature several educational resources for teachers and students alike.
Traveling with Haymarket Transportation
There are plenty of group travel companies in Washington, D.C., but none quite like Haymarket Transportation. Our services don’t begin and end with your destination or tour stops, we do it all. We provide state-of-the-art charter buses to accommodate the size of your group and ensure they’re fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We’re also happy to provide airport transportation, should you need help getting to and from your flight. Our group travel packages are all-inclusive and designed to be flexible as your needs change.
Ask Our Team Your Group Vacation Questions
When you choose Haymarket Transportation, you’re investing in a group vacation package unlike any other. Our tours throughout Mount Vernon, Virginia, and the Washington, D.C. Metro Area are tailored to your interests and allow you the flexibility to only see the sights you’ll enjoy. If you’re not sure which landmarks will match your preferences, our staff has a wealth of knowledge about the area, and we can help you narrow down your options. Don’t settle for a run-of-the-mill group vacation; plan one to remember with Haymarket Transportation. Contact our team today for more information.