Discover America's Past: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 40 km
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Duration 2h
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore history with the In-App Audio Tour
  • See Washington's grand Mount Vernon
  • Feel the past at Gadsby's Tavern
  • Admire art in a former torpedo factory
  • Discover Old Town's historic homes
Step back in time with an engaging self-guided audio tour that takes you through the heart of American history. This tour is perfect for anyone with a curiosity for the nation's past and a love for quaint, picturesque scenes. Starting at the iconic Mount Vernon, the former home of George Washington himself, this journey unfolds along the serene Potomac River and through the charming streets of Old Town Alexandria. The route begins at the stately mansion with its impressive green lawns and travels all the way to Gadsby's Tavern, a historic building that once buzzed with the lively talk of past patrons. Along the way, marvel at milestone markers, colonial buildings like the Carlyle House, and time-enduring churches whose bells have rung for centuries. The path threads past the bustling Torpedo Factory Art Center and invites reflection at Alexandria's waterfront. Historic homes adorned with colorful doors and artistic institutions like the Athenaeum are captivating sights not to be missed. This walk through history culminates at Gadsby's Tavern, an age-old witness to America's growing pains and triumphs. The vivid imagery of the route's past blended with the living vibrancy of the present offers an unforgettable experience where the echoes of yesteryear meet modern-day life.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mt Vernon, VA 22121, USA
Alexandria's Historic Homes
514 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
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