The DC & Arlington in a Day is the best way to see most of what the Nation’s Capital has to offer in just one day. It’s a comprehensive guided look at the…
- Departure: 8:00 a.m. (meet by 7:45 am)
- Meeting Point/Pickup: In front of the Arlington Cemetery Metro station for walking portion of tour
- Dropoff: approximately 1:30 p.m. at either the Museum of Natural History (mid-October through mid-April) or Lincoln Memorial (mid-April through mid-October).
- Highlights: Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. Capitol (exterior), White House (exterior), WWII Memorial, FDR Memorial, MLK Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The DC & Arlington in a Half Day is a fast-paced and enjoyable way to see the top sights in one memorable tour. Approximately 5.5. hours in duration, it starts by meeting your guide outside the Arlington National Cemetery Metro station by 7:45 am and ends by approximately 1:30 pm at either the Natural History Museum (mid-October to mid-April) or the Lincoln Memorial (mid-April to mid-October. visit the top sights in Washington, DC as well as visit the world-renowned Arlington National Cemetery and still be finished in time to do other things like visit museums, go shopping, have a rest or catch a plane in the afternoon. It’s the best of both worlds!
Begin with a unique 2 hour walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery with our friendly and knowledgeable guide, where you’ll experience the Eternal Flame at the Grave of President John F. Kennedy and the can’t-miss Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns first-hand. From there you’ll travel with your guide on board our climate-controlled bus to visit such key attractions as the U.S. Capitol Building (exterior), the National Mall, the White House (exterior), the Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King Memorial, the World War II Memorial, and many others. The entire tour is led by your experienced and personable tour guide who walks you through each of the sites and narrates on board when riding. You’ll have the opportunity to photograph and see the short-list of the Nation’s Capital’s best sights up close and in just a few hours!
Note: All tours are in English and feature an expert live guide. Please dress comfortably for walking and the weather. Free water is included on board.
Guests with mobility issues or accompanied by children in strollers may prefer one of our other tours due to the strenuous nature of the Arlington portion of the tour and the amount of walking/steepness of the paths involved.