Pay tribute to the people who have fought for the nation’s freedom! The Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place of approximately 400,000 veterans who have served the country. Guests on this tour will discover memorials to the country’s historic tragedies and learn about the heroes and states-people who have been buried on the grounds!
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You will be meeting your guide for the Arlington National Cemetery tour at the main entrance to the Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center, 1 Memorial Ave, Fort Myer, VA 22211 or as advised on your e-ticket. Please be at the location 10-15 minutes prior to your tour.How long is this Travel Curious tour?
The entire Arlington National Cemetery is approximately 3 hours long.What is included in the tour package?
You will be given tram tickets inside the cemetery, a local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. This tour is suitable for history buffs and culture vultures of all ages. Their tours are all given in English, but numerous guides may speak other languages. Please contact the number provided on the e-ticket to see if they can accommodate any special requests!What landmarks will we be on the Arlington National Cemetery tour?
You will be seeing and touring the following areas: (1) The Arlington Cemetery grounds where the final resting place of over 400,000 service members are found (2) Tombs of iconic American figures like President John F. Kennedy, Robert F Kennedy, General George Marshall, Chief Justice William Rehnquist, and General William Sheridan (3) Memorials dedicated to the space shuttles Columbia and Challenger (4) The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier where the Changing of the Guard ceremony is heldIs transportation included?
This is a family-friendly, guided walking tour. Transportation is not included in the Arlington National Cemetery tour aside from the uphill/downhill rides on the tram.Is parking provided?
No, but there are multiple parking garages and street parking available near the departure point. One of which is the ANC parking facility located at the main Memorial Avenue entrance which charges $3 per hour and a daily maximum of $12 a day. You can also contact the phone number on your e-ticket to ask for advice on how to get to the departure point via car or public transport.Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?
This tour is suitable for all ages. All guests must be at moderate physical fitness as the majority of the Arlington National Cemetery tour will be spent walking.What should I bring?
Bring your camera and cash on hand for any other purchases or gratuities(optional)!What should I wear?
Wear comfortable clothing on this Travel Curious tour. Wearing casual clothing and comfortable shoes is recommended.How many people are on a tour?
This is a private walking tour and your group! All of their private tours are 100% exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.How does Travel Curious ensure the quality of their guides?
All tour guides currently active go through a vetting process in which they carry out interviews, check previous reviews and employers references if applicable. More importantly, they make sure that these guides provide an excellent experience for the guests.