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Arlington National Cemetery and War Memorials Tour

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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5769ARLINGTON
Explore Washington DC’s Arlington National Cemetery and most famous memorials on this 6-hour coach and walking tour. Your licensed tour guide hops off at each stop, leading you through the cemetery and the memorials. See JFK’s grave site and the Eternal Flame, and stroll through sites including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the World War II Memorial. Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and get great views of the White House, Lincoln Memorial, US Capitol and more. Throughout the day, you’ll hear interesting stories and facts about valiant war heroes from your expert guide.

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Meet your guide at the Hyatt Regency at Capitol Hill in the morning and travel by coach or van, depending on the size of your group, to Arlington National Cemetery, where thousands of US war heroes are buried.

Learn how this is the site of Confederate General Robert E Lee's former 1,100-acre (445-hectare) plantation. Get great views of DC from his home, Arlington House, and head down to the grave site of JFK and the Eternal Flame, where John F Kennedy is buried alongside his wife, Jackie Onassis Kennedy, and brothers Robert F Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.

Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and walk through the cemetery for a more intimate experience of this vast national treasure.

At midday, stop for lunch (own expense) at Pentagon City Mall. Continue your coach tour and hop off the bus with your licensed tour guide as to visit famous memorials that honor war heroes and military branches. Enjoy time to walk through the Air Force Memorial, Pentagon Memorial, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Aboard the coach, you’ll get great views of sites like the Pentagon, White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial (a full list of sites seen and visited can be found in the Itinerary section below).

Throughout your tour, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take photos, learn about the history of the sites and hear stories of the sacrifices these courageous military heroes made.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Hyatt Regency at Capitol Hill
Departure Time:
10:30am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 3:30pm

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Pricing information

Arlington National Cemetery and War Memorials Tour

Flowers for the Fallen at the Arlington National Cemetery

Inclusions:
  • Narrated walking tour and coach/van tour
  • Professional guide
  • Bottle of water
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended
  • Tour also available in French, Italian and Spanish. Please advise at booking if additional language is required.
Itinerary:
You'll stop and explore the following sites:
Air Force Memorial
Pentagon Memorial
Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima)
World War II Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
US Navy Memorial

Additional sites you'll pass, but not stop at, include:
Pentagon
Lincoln Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Martin Luther King Jr Memorial
JFK Performing Arts Center
FBI Building
Robert F Kennedy Department of Justice Building
Holocaust Museum
Washington Monument
Smithsonian Building
White House
US Capitol
National Mall

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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Gaylene E, December 2014

Very moving experience. Was lucky enough to be there for the changing of the guard. On our way to and from Arlington our tour guide pointed out interesting land marks and was a wealth of information. Gaylene and Allan, Australia

Reviewed by: Claire P, December 2014

This is a wonderful tour and I highly recommend it to others.

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Tour code: 5769ARLINGTON