Arlington Cemetery Private Tour


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Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Highlights of Arlington Cemetery

A enlightening and fulfilling walking tour of Arlington Cemetery including Justice Hill, The graves of John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, The Arlington House home of Robert E Lee and Women in Military Service Memorial and other patriotic sights. Time permitting, we'll travel by METRO to visit the September 11 Pentagon Memorial and see the Air Force Memorial or the Marine (Iwo Jima) Memorial.


Beginning at the Visitors Center we'll visit Justice Hill and visit the graves of John F Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. We'll see the mast of the Maine, experience the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stop by Robert E Lee's home (The Arlington House), visit the graves of famous graves including President Taft and Robert Lincoln. We'll end at the Women in the Military Service museum. Time and interest permitting, we could take METRO to the Pentagon and see the September 11 Pentagon Memorial and the Air Force Memorial. Or we could walk over to the Marine (Iwo Jima) Memorial.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Either at the customer's hotel or at the Visitors Center at Arlington Cemetery.

End location: Either at the customer's hotel or at the Visitors Center at Arlington Cemetery or at the Pentagon or Marine Memorials.

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.


Public Transportation

What’s Included

Other: Knowledgeable, enjoyable commentary by Certified Master Guide. Personal attention and "inside" information geared to your interests.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 USD - Snacks, souvenirs, tram if you are unable to walk.

What’s Extra

Other: Souvenirs and tram, if unable to walk.

If you wish to extend the duration of the tour, please contact me for a customized link.


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle, arrange for a separate car and driver (at additional cost) or we can use DC's great Metro system combined with reasonable taxi cabs when needed.

A Recent Review of this tour

Ellen was very knowledgable, pleasant and easily accommodated our preferences. We all enjoyed our tour and learned a great deal from her. Would highly recommend her to anyone.
Lucia Lee

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