Small Group Guided Walking Tour: Arlington National Cemetery

Small Group Guided Walking Tour: Arlington National Cemetery
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$59
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Description

On this intimate small group walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery, you’ll join a group of no more than 10 people to learn about the graves of the famous men and women buried here. By the end of this 2.5 hour tour, you’ll be familiar with many of the permanent residents of the most famous cemetery in the whole United States.

A sobering reminder of the realities of war, the Arlington National Cemetery is a beautiful tribute to over 400,000 service members and their families buried there. Learn about the more famous tombs, like those of President John F. Kennedy or of military genius General William Sheridan. We’ll even explore a few surprising graves, like that of famed boxer Joe Louis. The cemetery is even home to memorials commemorating the disasters of space shuttles Columbia and Challenger.

Along with a few carefully selected residents like Audie Murphy , your engaging guide will take you to the Tomb of the Unknowns where you may even witness a Changing of the Guard ceremony. Walk these hallowed grounds to learn how the home of Robert E. Lee, whose Arlington House we’ll visit, became one of the country’s largest national cemeteries.


Highlights of the tour generally include: 

• Grave of Joe Louis
• Arlington House, home of Robert E. Lee
• Tomb of the Unknowns
• Mast of the U.S.S. Maine
• Grave of Audie Murphy
• Gravesite of John F. Kennedy
• Memorials to the Space Shuttles Columbia and Challenger

On this intimate small group walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery, you’ll join a group of no more than 10 people to learn about the graves of the famous men and women buried here. By the end of this 2.5 hour tour, you’ll be familiar with many of the permanent residents of the most famous cemetery in the whole United States.