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Arlington Cemetery Private Tour

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What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Arlington National Cemetery, Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211

Sample Itinerary (assuming a 0800 start):

0800: Pick up at lodging or agreed meeting point.

0800-0820: Transit

0820-1130: Arlington Cemetery Tour:  Discover how the cemetery got its start and some not so well known history.  Observe portions of a full military honors funeral.  Experience Arlington with all five senses.   Visit the grave of a favorite notable or loved one.  Tour a not well traveled part of the cemetery and observe silence and serenity.

1130-1200: Transit to agreed drop off point.

More details:
• Meeting location: Agreed Location within Alexandria City Limits, Arlington County, or District of Columbia (Washington City).
• Most of the tour is out of doors so dress appropriately for the season. Early morning (0800 or 0830) start recommended.
• End location: Agreed Location within Alexandria City Limits, Arlington County, or District of Columbia (Washington City).
• Location options: Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request, Airport, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Monument/Building upon Traveler's request, Rail or Bus Station
• Transportation Method: Private SUV (2017 Buick Enclave) to and from the cemetery. There's an option to employ the public trolley on the cemetery grounds if guests are mobility limited.  We will see more if we tour afoot.  Touring afoot is hilly and about 2.75 miles or 4.4 km.

Duration: 4 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211, USA
2: Washington, DC, USA
3: Alexandria, VA, USA
4: Arlington, VA, USA
5: National Harbor, Fort Washington, MD 20745, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer free pick-up and drop-off at lodging points within downtown Washington, DC, National Harbor, MD, Arlington County, VA, or the City of Alexandria, VA.


  • Ronald Reagan National Airport, 2401 Smith Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22202
Departure Time
8:00am and every 1/2 hour through 2:00pm.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Lunch
  • Gratuity
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tom is an awesome tour guide. My husband loves military history and Tom answered all his questions. We saw all the Monuments and Arlington Cemetery. We were never rushed and enjoyed the walking. September is definitely the time to come to DC! Thank you Tom.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lisa T
dcmilitarytours, Owner at DC Military Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lisa, I was glad we were able to run into each other the day after our scheduled tour. I enjoyed your company and hope to see you on a future return trip. There's so much more to see in DC. - Tom

Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

We booked Tom for both a monument tour and an Arlington Cemetery tour for our family. I can’t say enough good things about Tom. He was obviously knowledgeable but even more impressive was how thoroughly he was prepared. For our monument tour we had rain...More

Thank WorldwideCoog
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Tom took my Boy Scout Troop of 20 scouts and 10 adults on an outstanding tour of Arlington. Many in our group have been to the Cemetery for community service or pay respects. Tom was engaging of all of our participants and really helped bring...More

Thank keithmX6560QD
Reviewed June 23, 2018

My mother and I are in the midst of a five day trip to Washington...and by jove we've just had our best day yet. Tom, is knowledgeable. Personable. Funny. And a fantastic guide to show you the best Washington sites, is there anything he doesn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank thomasbibbyuk
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I can't thank Tom enough. My parents thoroughly enjoyed the day at Arlington along with all the extras from Fort Meyer and the stable visit to the stop at the Pentagon 9/11 memorial. My Mom said it best, "It was like having a good friend...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kathy O
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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