From DC: Private Civil War Battlefield Day Trip to 3 States
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8.5 hours
Experience a great American adventure on this boat trip to the home of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Enjoy a round-trip cruise from Alexandria to Mount Vernon, including entrance to the Mount Vernon estate. Start your tour with a fully narrated cruise down the Potomac River to Mount Vernon. Tour the gardens and grounds of this national historic landmark and learn the history of one of the country's most important leaders. Spend 3 full hours at the estate viewing the gardens, strolling the many trails, visiting the farm, and stopping by the many restaurants and shops, on a tour that allows you to travel back in history to the time of colonial America.
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Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in either Washington, D.C. or Arlington, Virginia. Journey across 3 states to 3 historic battlefields in West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia, culminating in a visit to Antietam, home to the infamous battle that saw a combined tally of 22,717 dead, wounded, or missing soldiers. Relive the pivotal Maryland Campaign of 1862 and the Battle of Antietam, the Civil War's bloodiest day of combat. Your tour begins with a visit to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, the location of John Brown’s Raid and Stone Wall Jackson’s great siege victory. Situated in a magnificent river gorge, the historic community of Harper's Ferry provides a ruggedly beautiful beginning to the story. Continue to South Mountain State Battlefield in Maryland. See where Robert E. Lee’s army desperately fought to reunite while facing an onslaught of Union troops. Finally...
Enjoy a comprehensive private day trip with luxury transportation included to Baltimore, Maryland, from Washington DC. Explore one of the most historic and strategic port cities in the United States, and discover why Baltimore is also known as “Charm City.” Depart with your guide from the US Navy Memorial Plaza, steps from the National Mall, in Washington DC and drive for about 1 hour to Baltimore. Once there, learn about key moments of Baltimore's past, such as the legendary British bombardment during the War of 1812 and the birth of the American national anthem. Hear about important historic figures that called Baltimore home, including Frederick Douglass, Charles Carroll, and Wallis Simpson, later known as the Duchess of Windsor after marrying Edward VIII, the Prince of Wales. Visit the famous Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine as well as the gravesite of the famed A...
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