Arlington National Cemetery Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
This is a city touring event in Washington DC. The purpose is to let people see the cemetery of people that are close to this country. Many of them are veterans. Some people have others that are close to them in that business. It can really be a great place if you want these people to be honored properly.
People have different purposes when going to a funeral. Some people go and choose to bury someone that they love deeply. Others want to revisit that person and take a look at where that person is now. It can be a really emotional thing for the other parties involved as well. It also opens the minds about the people that they were close to.
In any cemetery, they may have groups that differentiate between groups of people. Sometimes, this can be based upon religion. In Europe, there are often cemeteries for Muslims and Jews buried in separate cemeteries. Sometimes, this is at the request of the person that is going to die.
Cemeteries have existed for centuries, but this is one that everyone should appreciate. These are people who wanted to make are communities safer and better. There are many people who dies in wars knowing that they may never see their family ever again. Those are people who are honored and who this cemetery was made for.
Cemeteries are going to exist forever. Death is inevitable and the people who made them close are going to appreciate them. But different cultures choose to honor the dead differently. You should take a look at how and why you want to honor people the way you do.
Board the hop-on hop-off trolley at any of the six designated sites around Arlington National Cemetery. Trolleys depart every 20 minutes throughout the day, and the whole loop takes 45 minutes (weekdays) or 1 hour (weekends).
One of the country's most important and highly regarded military cemeteries, sprawling 624 acres (253 hectares), Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for many American heroes, including more than 400,000 military veterans and their families from every American conflict, starting from the Civil War.
Enjoy informative commentary about the history of Arlington and the significance of the memorials, monuments and burial sites you pass. Hop off to explore sites by foot and pay homage to America's fallen heroes. Visit the US Marine Corps War Memorial, the US Coast Guard Memorial, the Robert E Lee Memorial, the Memorial Amphitheater, the General John J Pershing Gravesite and, of course, the Eternal Flame, where President John F Kennedy is laid to rest beside his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Your hop-on hop-off pass is valid for one full loop, letting you take in the poignancy of Arlington National Cemetery at a relaxed pace.
Pickup & Return:
You may board the trolley at any of the following 6 stops:
- US Marine Corps War Memorial
- President John F Kennedy Gravesite
- US Coast Guard Memorial
- General John J Pershing Gravesite
- Memorial Amphitheater
- Robert E Lee Memorial
Returns to original departure point.
Departure Times: Departs every 20 minutes, beginning at 8:30am
October — March: Last tour departs at 4pm April — September: Last tour departs at 6pm
- Transport by hop-on hop-off trolley for one loop around Arlington cemetery
- Professional guide
- Live commentary on board
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- Strollers are allowed on the trolley if they are collapsible
- Wheelchair accessible; please advise at time of booking if a wheelchair-accessible trolley is required