War Memorials and Arlington National Cemetery Tour
Tour incredible memorials to fallen soldiers throughout America's many wars with the War Memorials and Arlington National Cemetery Tour.
Your tour begins when you meet your guide at the Hyatt Regency located in Capitol Hill. Here, you'll board your van or coach, depending on how big the tour group is. You'll spend 3 hours driving around to visit the numerous memorials in the area including the National World War II Memorial, the United States Air Force Memorial, the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial and the Korean War Veteran's Memorial. You'll also be treated to many landmarks around Washington D.C. as you head from one memorial to the next including the Pentagon, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, FBI Headquarters, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the US Capitol, the White House, the National Mall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. Finally, the tour will end with a drop off at iconic Arlington National Cemetery where you'll explore the resting place of many of the nations soldiers.
This tour does not include hotel pick up or drop off. Each guest is responsible for securing transportation to the Hyatt Regency and from Arlington National Cemetery. Either paper or electronic tickets are required for this tour. Each tour includes a professional guide who offers live commentary throughout the tour. Bottled water is provided to all tour guests. A complimentary Old Town Trolley pass is given to all guests to use within Arlington National Cemetery. Gratuities are not included in the price of this tour and are optional. This tour requires minimal amounts of walking, please dress comfortably and wear comfortable footwear. This tour is available in English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Spend a day touring some of the most moving memorials in the nation while paying respect to those who helped build this country with the War Memorials and Arlington National Cemetery Tour.
Meet your guide at the Hyatt Regency at Capitol Hill in the morning and travel by coach or van, depending on the size of your group.
The first 3 hours of the tour will be spent in the city driving by and visiting various memorials including United States Air Force Memorial, the National World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
While riding in the coach, see the gamut of popular landmark locations in and around Washington, DC. There's the Pentagon, the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, FBI Headquarters, the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the White House, the United States Capitol and the National Mall.
Aboard the coach, you'll get great views of sites like the Pentagon, White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial.
Throughout your tour, you'll have plenty of opportunities to take photos, learn about the history of the sites and hear stories of the sacrifices these courageous military heroes made.
This tour concludes with a drop-off at Arlington National Cemetery. Return transportation is not included.
Explore the site of Confederate General Robert E Lee's former 1,100-acre (445-hectare) plantation. Get great views of DC from his home, Arlington House, and head down to the grave site of JFK and the Eternal Flame, where John F Kennedy is buried alongside his wife, Jackie Onassis Kennedy, and brothers Robert F Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.
Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and walk through the cemetery for a more intimate experience of this vast national treasure. Ride the tram (tickets included in the price of the tour) and then take either the Metro or a cab back to your desired location.
Pickup & Return:
Hyatt Regency at Capitol Hill.
Tour concludes at Arlington National Cemetery; there is a Metro stop as well as a taxi cab stand at the end of the tram.
Departure Times: 10:30am
- Narrated walking tour and coach/van tour
- Professional guide
- Bottle of water
- Complimentary Old Town Trolley pass included for use within Arlington National Cemetery
Does not include:
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Return transportation from Arlington National Cemetery at conclusion of tour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended
- Tour also available in French, Italian and Spanish. Please advise at booking if additional language is required.
- Return transportation from Arlington National Cemetery not included.