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Arlington National Cemetery

Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 877-907-8585
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Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211
+1 877-907-8585
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Reviewed yesterday

Granted, for the average American, there is not really that much to do here, but every American should visit once in their lives. If for no other reason than to take in a quiet, reflective stroll amongst the sea of marble markers. Of course, some...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with friends and family. I was humbled and in awe, while we toured 1100 acres of land where over 400,000 service men and woman are laid to rest. The cemetery still had approx 25 funerals every day and I appreciated that all visitors showed...More

Thank plutomad
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had friends visiting over the weekend so took them to Arlington Cemetery. $2/hour for parking is as good as it gets in DC. The cemetery was absolutely beautiful and a must see for anyone visiting DC. We walked around the cemetery, went to the...More

Thank LoveToTravel8282008
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a day in Washington on the final leg of our tour. We were in south New Jersey & within travelling distance to Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware & Virginia. We planned a trip to Philadelphia, The Mason Dixon Line, Baltimore & Washington. Whilst in Washington we...More

Thank Charles F
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place a must visit for any Person from anywhere on this Planet to appreciate Life Death and above all Freedom we enjoyed in the Western Hemisphere . So poignantly laid out and amazing display of bravery of so many people as Americans fought a...More

Thank Gardesh76
Reviewed 2 days ago

took the tour little train so I figure we saw most interesting parts of the cemetery. The Kennedy memorial was well worth seeing and the grave of the unknown soldier. The tour train is well worth taking as the commentary is good.

Thank mcoffey2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

No matter the age this is a place everyone should have on their bucket list. Beautiful grounds for the most deserving. I would recommend taking the tour, it is a good way to get though the cemetery and learn a lot of information along the...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a nice stroll along the premises, and took the time to observe, read and Remember our fallen comrades. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier change of the guard is a must to attend, please be respectful and keep the kids under control during...More

Thank lamorena10
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is so impressive place to visit, so big, important persons. It's huge, really huge. We went on a hop on/off bus to see some parts of the cemetery. Some places where skipped because of an active funural on the cemetery.

Thank rmathijssen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Any visit to DC should include the tour of Arlington Cemetery which includes the tomb of the unknown soldier, JFK, and Arlington House. Unfortunately Arlington House is going through a renovation so it is completely empty. You might want to visit when the renovation is...More

Thank borntotravel60
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26 September 2017|
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Response from Kristal W | Reviewed this property |
A couple of nearby options in Arlington include McCormick & Schmick (seafood); Jaleo (Mediterranean/Spanish); Rays the Steaks (American/Steakhouse); Osterio (Italian); Heavy Seas (pub); Melting Pot (American); Cheesecake... More
24 September 2017|
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Response from Littlebear110 | Reviewed this property |
You pay to enter the Cemetery unless you are a veteran (need proof) or on active duty. I don't know if that is waived when visiting a relatives grave. Once in, there is a shuttle that takes you to the key points of the... More
12 September 2017|
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Response from mikeylikesit2016 | Reviewed this property |
For self guided tours, you'll need strength. Hilly to push a chair. They have tours that are available for a price$$. The trolleys move around quietly and efficiently. The operator and tour guides are not overly loud. There... More