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Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Ideal choice for families
Step back in time on a history tour
Fully narrated tour
Led by a local guide
Meet your guide outside the Arlington Cemetery Metro Station and begin your morning with a walk through Arlington National Cemetery while learning the history of the grounds, once the property of General Robert E Lee.
Experience the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and visit to the grave site of John F Kennedy and the Eternal Flame, where John F Kennedy is buried alongside his wife, Jackie Onassis Kennedy, and brothers Robert F Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.
After a couple of hours at Arlington, hop on a coach bus and travel around Washington, DC to visit the Capitol, White House and all the major memorials (full list of stops available in the Itinerary section). At each stop your expert guide will hop off with you to personally escort you through the sights providing insightful background and answering questions along the way.
Throughout the day you will have many opportunities to take photos and explore the National Mall.
At midday, stop for lunch (at your expense) and shopping break at the Pentagon City Mall.
Itinerary During your tour, your guide will walk you through the following sights:
Arlington National Cemetery
The US Capitol Building (exterior)
Potomac River Cruise or Jefferson Memorial*
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Dr Martin Luther King JR Memorial
World War II Memorial
Pentagon City Mall
Air Force Memorial
Iwo Jima Memorial (Marine Corps War Memorial)
White House (exterior)
*Potomac River Cruise offered April 18th - October 10th. In Fall/Winter season Jefferson Memorial added in lieu of River Cruise.
Local, professional guide
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Live commentary on board
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended
All reservations are non-cancellable, non-refundable. Date/time changes are subject to availability and will incur a $30 change fee which will be collected upon arrival for your tour.
Not wheelchair accessible
Arlington National Cemetery Metro Station. As you exit the metro station, you stay on Memorial Avenue and wait for your tour guide.
Arrive at 7:45am to check-in for a prompt 8am departure