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Arlington National Cemetery Tours

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About Arlington National Cemetery Tours
Explore the Rich History from the comfort of our tour vehicles. Steeped in history, Arlington National Cemetery's scenic landscape is a living shrine to the honor of our service men and women and the rich heritage of our country. Some of the monuments and memorials you will see on this hop on/hop off tour are: Marine Corps War Memorial, President John F. Kennedy Gravesite and Tomb of the Unknowns.
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Arlington, VA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Arlington National Cemetery on Christmas Eve.I wanted to take the kids to see how much we have to be thankful for and thought that this tour would really open their eyes. I had done it years ago with my wife but this trip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mttaylor9
Reviewed 6 days ago

Paid the $15/person to save time and our tired feet (from previous long days of walking around DC). Thought it would be easier to cover the large area in the trolley. We went on Sunday and expected to have the additional "weekend" stops that were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told the tour would be about an hour and a half. We purchased tickets than proceeded to wait 15 minutes for a trolley to arrive. Once one arrived we boarded the trolley then sat waiting for 25 minutes before leaving! There was no...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SkateGirl314
Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Arlington National Cemetery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. I was sorry to read you were dissatisfied with our trolley service and our communication of events in the cemetery. We do offer a satisfaction guarantee and would be happy to assist you with this process. I can be reached...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't quite sure what to expect but was astonished at how respectful and organised it was. However, some staff were not friendly nor approachable which is why this isn't getting an 'excellent' review. You can either walk the grounds which are huge or take the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ipkiss1066
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable! The service is slow at best. Over an hour just to board the trolley! The next time I’ll drive or walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tommy101369
Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Arlington National Cemetery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. Feedback like yours helps us keep our tour up to the level of quality that we expect. We obviously missed the mark with you. We do have a 100% Satisfaction guarantee located on the customer service page of our website.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of our family layed wreaths on headstones at Arlington National cemetery on December 15. Several thousand people attended, it is quite moving to see the number that honored our fallen heroes. We stood in the rain and walked on the wet grass up and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jerrygold1
Reviewed December 2, 2018

The guide in the first trolley we rode was so bored,it was all he could do to talk.....he also pointed out mostly African American people no one has heard of....needs to find another job…..the second trolley was manned by a gentleman who actually knew what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cabalera T
Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Arlington National Cemetery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write. Please accept our apologies for our CASTmember. It is a difficult line they walk to be reverent and interesting. I would like to make this up to you. Please contact me directly at guestrelations@historictours.com or 904-547-3074.

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Arrived 2.50pm - told buses leave every 15min, buy ticket and then get told they leave every 20min. 3pm bus is full so pile onto the next bus and wait 20min until it’s full and time to leave (could have easily walked to JFK burial...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Arlington National Cemetery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry your time at the Arlington National Cemetery was not as you expected. We try to be the best ambassadors possible, and I am sorry we let you down. I encourage you to take advantage of our Satisfaction...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I recently visited the National Cemetery and we took the trolley tour. It was very affordable and a great way to see the cemetery. You can hop on/hop off at different stops and see the entire cemetery. The trolley specifically stops at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

I had been to Arlington Cemetery years ago, and wanted to return on November 7th, just prior to the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I. The tour was well planned, well paced, and the guides were knowledgeable. It was a very favorable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Linda D
March 18, 2018|
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Response from eric w | Reviewed this property |
You can book ahead or when you get there. My wife and I actually booked our tour ticket from inside the venue using the phone application. It was super easy! We went to the closest pickup and showed the driver our eTicket... More
Kathleen l
January 17, 2018|
Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
There are no Horse Drawn Carriage Tours of the Arlington National Cemetery. The ANC utilizes caissons during funeral services. "During a military funeral, the horses that pull the caisson which bears the body of the... More
Kathleen l
January 17, 2018|
Response from 1991KEB | Reviewed this property |
This is a very informative tour culminating with the Old Guard at the tomb of the known soldier. The dedication of these soldiers and the training they go through to do this job is amazing. The tour guides will point out... More