Arlington National Cemetery Guided Walking Tour – Semi-Private
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- Arlington National Cemetery Guided Walking Tour – Semi-Private
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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 small group tour welcomes up to 10 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, and military genius General William Sheridan on this intimate group 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
Meeting Point: By the gates to the Visitor Center.
Starting Time Options: 10am or 2pm
Includes: Tour Guide
18 years of age or older
Between 10 - 17 years of age
Between 0 - 9 years of age