Arlington Cemetery Walking Tour
Join us as we take a walk through American history and honor our nation’s military and war heroes. This 2 hour walking tour includes stops at President JFK’s gravesite, the Tomb of the Unknowns where you will witness the time honored tradition of the Changing of the Guard, and Arlington House – the home of Robert E. Lee. We don’t just show you the sites; we tell you the stories. Come along on this family-friendly tour of one of this nation’s most sacred grounds.
Other sights on the tour include
- Memorial Amphitheater
- Gravesites of Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy
- Pierre L’Enfant
- USS Maine Memorial
- Columbia and Challenger Space Shuttle Memorials
- Civil War Tomb of the Unknowns
- and much more
Some of the topics covered include this history of the Custis-Lee family and Robert E. Lee’s connection to Arlington National Cemetery and the criteria used for ground burial.
Where: Tour meets at the entry gate of the pedestrian entrance on the Northern side outside of the Visitor Center. Look for your guide in orange with the DC by Foot logo!
Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours and 1.5 miles. Includes uphill walking
When: View our Calendar
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget.