Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour
Ideal choice for families
Step back in time on a history tour
Fully narrated tour
Led by a local guide
Duration: 8 hours
The Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour is a comprehensive exploration of the nation's capital, Washington D.C. This activity offers a full-day tour, lasting approximately eight hours, and is packed with exciting sights and historical landmarks. The tour starts at Arlington National Cemetery, where visitors can witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony, paying tribute to those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The tour then proceeds through several iconic DC monuments and memorials, including the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the U.S. Capitol building.
The Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour offers visitors a unique experience that combines history, culture, and patriotism. Guests will learn about the history of the United States and the founding of the nation through the monuments and memorials that are visited throughout the day. The tour guide offers valuable insights and tells interesting stories about each location, making the experience both informative and enjoyable.
One of the highlights of this tour is the stop at the Lincoln Memorial. The towering monument to the 16th President of the United States stands tall over the reflecting pool, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding area. Visitors can see for miles around, taking in the sights of the National Mall and the Potomac River. This monument is not only a beautiful sight, but also a symbol of the country's past, reminding us of the ideals that the founding fathers held dear.
Another highlight of the Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour is the stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. This reflective monument honors those who served in the Vietnam War and features a Wall of Names that includes the names of those who lost their lives during the war. Guests can pay their respects and learn about the history of the war and the importance of the monument in honoring those who served.
Overall, the Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour is an unforgettable experience for tourists and locals alike. The combination of history, culture, and patriotism makes for a riveting experience that will leave visitors with a deeper appreciation of the United States and its founding principles. This tour is suitable for all ages and interests and is a must-see activity for anyone visiting the Washington D.C. area.
|City Tour + Cemetery + Cruise|
|Available 3/31/2023 until 10/16/2023 View Detailed Schedule|
|Summer Scedule: Summer Schedule including City Tour, Arlington Cememtery, and Potomac River Cruise|