Arlington National Cemetery Tour

Join us on our Arlington National Cemetery Tour as we take a walk through American history and honor our nation’s military and war heroes. This 2.5 hour walking tour includes stops at President JFK’s grave site, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where you will witness the time honored tradition of the Changing of Guard Ceremony, and Arlington House -Arlington Cemetery Tour the home and National Memorial of General 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.

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Other sights and topics we cover on the Arlington National Cemetery Tour include:

Check out our Guide to Visiting Arlington National Cemetery to find out more of what you might see and learn about on a tour with us, as well as directions and a self guided option.


Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday Weekend: On Jan. 19 2015, our 10am Arlington National Cemetery tour will be a special Civil Rights themed tour, including the gravesites of Medgar Evers and Thurgood Marshall.

President’s Day Weekend: On Feb. 16 2015, our 10am tour focuses on Presidential trivia and the gravesites of Presidents John F. Kennedy and William Howard Taft, the only presidents buried here.

Tour information

Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve. Groups of 6 or more must contact us before booking.

Where: Tour meets at the entry gate of the pedestrian entrance on the Northern side outside of the Visitor Center.  Use our Google map for directions to and from the tour.  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.  If you can’t make our walking tours, consider downloading our self-guided Arlington Cemetery audio tour for free.

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.