Our Nation’s First President

George Washington is more than our nation’s first president. He was a farmer, surveyor, military, and political leader. There is no greater way for students to discover this American hero than with a trip to his Plantation Home, Mt. Vernon. Guests are able to tour George Washington’s estate, museum, and gardens with a Mount Vernon DC School Tour. Sonshine Educational Tours have been providing guided tours of Washington DC and surrounding Virginia locations for over twenty years. As members of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington DC, Sonshine Tours provides licensed DC tour guides that provide meaningful commentary as they assist teachers in making the American Revolutionary War and other period history come to life.


Experience Period Life with a Mt. Vernon DC School Tour

Mount Vernon life is portrayed by period enactors that help students to feel as if they have stepped back in time. Mt Vernon DC school tours enable student to tour George and Martha Washington’s home, personal family effects, period furnishings, china, jewelry, clothing, rare books, revolutionary artifacts, and more. Students can also visit the interactive displays and a short film at the Donald W. Reynolds Educational Center. Mt. Vernon DC School tours also give students the opportunity to view the tomb of George and Martha Washington as well as the farm and gardens that George Washington was so passionate about.


Request a Mt. Vernon DC School Tours Quote

Sonshine Educational Tours enable students and their teachers to enjoy multi-day educational field trips to Mount Vernon, Monticello, and other historical locations in and around Washington DC. Sonshine Educational Tours provide a beneficial break down of what students and teachers can expect with their sample itinerary. All educational tours are customized to suit the needs of the teacher’s curriculum. To request a quote for a Mt. Vernon DC School Trip select the quote tab and complete the request form. They provide complete details for transportation, accommodations, meals, etc. They will make your Mount Vernon DC School Tour the most memorable trip of the year.

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