A Private Car Tour of our Most Hallowed Ground and Monuments
Discover Arlington Cemetery with a Veteran guide trained in military history. Observe the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Visit each of the Kennedy graves. Discover Robert E. Lee's mansion upon the grounds and his wife's garden where the first burials took place.
Via private car with your own guide, get up close to all of Washington's monuments while minimizing your walking. Discover the Lincoln, Vietnam War, Korean War, FDR, WWII, MLK, Washington, and Jefferson Memorials.
The order in which the monuments will be visited may change based on parking or traffic conditions. Below is a notional itinerary assuming an early start to the day.
0830: Pickup at lodging or agreed meeting point
0900-0950: Lincoln, Vietnam War, and Korean War Memorials
1005-1045: FDR and MLK Memorials
1100-1130: Jefferson Memorial
1140-1210: WWII Memorial
1230-1330: Stop for lunch
1330-1600: Arlington Cemetery Afoot (Trolley cost of $12/person is extra)
1600-1630: Transit to lodging or agreed drop off point
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Agreed Location within Alexandria City Limits, Arlington County, or District of Columbia (Washington City).
End location: Agreed Location within Alexandria City Limits, Arlington County, or District of Columbia (Washington City).
Duration: 7 hours
Most of the tour is out of doors so dress appropriately for the season. Early morning (0800 or 0830) start recommended.
Private SUV. Option to employ trolley on cemetery grounds.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - Costs for any personal items such as souvenirs, food, or drinks
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September 27, 28, and October 1 and 2 four of us toured the DC area with Tom. He was knowledgeable about the area, fun, and flexible. We had a great time! Tom's tour gets a 5 out of 5. We saw so much more than we would have seen on our own! Thank you Tom. Lou & Gary Mayer