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Semi-Private Arlington Cemetery Walking Tour with Changing of the Guard

Pay Tribute to Heroes: Experience Arlington Cemetery and Changing of the Guard

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Duration: 2.5hs Semi-Private Tour
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A sobering reminder of the realities of war, but a stunningly beautiful tribute, the Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place of over 400,000 service members and their families. This semi-private guided walking tour welcomes up to 8 people to explore the grounds, which once belonged to General Robert E. Lee – don’t worry, we’ll tell you who he was, as well as many other of its permanent inhabitants.

Learn about the more famous tombs of President John F. Kennedy, soldier Audie Murphy on this semi-private tour. We’ll even explore a few less known graves, like that of famed boxer Joe Louis. Along with a few carefully selected residents, your engaging guide will take you to the Tomb of the Unknowns where you may even witness a Changing of the Guard ceremony. Visit the more modern memorials to the victims of the space shuttles Columbia and Challenger while walking these hallowed grounds.

Highlights 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

Changing of the Guard Ceremony

Gravesite of John F. Kennedy

Memorials to the Space Shuttles Columbia and Challenger

Semi-Private Tour

“Semi-Private” means group size is never more than 8 guests maximum.

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Latest Reviews
Latest Reviews
  • Marlene F Marlene F

    This walking tour with a very knowledgeable guide was well worth it or we would have roamed aimlessly. He got us to the changing of the guard with front row viewing at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier and we were honored enough to see two wreathe presentations. Thank you Gary! He then told us how to take the metro and move on to the Iwo Jima statue.

  • NancyW NancyW

    Terry ( tour guide ) was very knowledgeable about every aspect of our tour. He was excited to share this information with us. It was refreshing to find someone so happy to come to work. We would highly recommend this tour, it was informative and genuinely fun.