During this tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the vast expanse of the Arlington National Cemetery, which stands as the largest military cemetery in the United States. This hallowed ground serves as the final resting place for over 400,000 veterans who have valiantly fought in various conflicts throughout American history. From the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan to the World Wars, the Korean conflict, Vietnam, the Cold War, and even the Civil War, the cemetery encompasses a tapestry of sacrifices made by those who served.
Embark on a captivating walking tour of the Arlington National Cemetery, led by a knowledgeable and licensed tour guide. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the United States as you pay homage to the courageous military personnel and war heroes who have dedicated their lives to serving the nation.
One of the notable highlights of the tour is witnessing the poignant Changing of the Guard ceremony, an awe-inspiring display of precision and honor. You will also have the opportunity to visit several significant sites within the cemetery, including the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy, the iconic Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and Arlington House, which serves as both a historic residence and a national memorial dedicated to General Robert E. Lee.
Arlington, VA 22209, USA
Memorial Ave, Arlington, VA, USA
Meet your tour guide outside of Arlington Cemetery metro station – upstairs. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.
During the tour, your experienced guide will share fascinating stories and anecdotes about the cemetery’s history, providing valuable insights into its significance. They will be sensitive to your privacy and will respect your wishes if you desire any personal moments of reflection. Please note that transportation to and from the cemetery is not included. It is also recommended to bring comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate attire to ensure a pleasant experience.