Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery full-day tour
Activities

Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery full-day tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore historic Mount Vernon and its vast grounds
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Old Town Alexandria
  • Visit Arlington National Cemetery and see many famous memorials
What to expect

Begin this full-day, guided tour with a visit to historic Mount Vernon Estates, a top tourist site located on the banks of the Potomac River. With your ticket in hand, you'll arrive early enough to beat the crowds. Wander the grounds along with the outlying building, museum, education center and over 20 galleries and theaters! Then board the bus again and wander through Old Town Alexandria before heading to Arlington National Cemetery in the afternoon.

NOTE: Arlington National Cemetery's tram has six stops on weekdays and nine on weekends. Guests may get off at any stop, then board the next tram to the following stop. It is recommended to only get off at the Kennedy Gravesite stop and Memorial Amphitheatre Stop (Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Changing of the Guard) to hold with your regular motorcoach time. Here is the list of stops at Arlington:

  • Welcome Center
  • Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima) - there is a 5-10 minute walk to the memorial from the tram stop
  • President John F. Kennedy Gravesite
  • U.S. Coast Guard Memorial
  • General Pershing Gravesite
  • Memorial Amphitheatre and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Arlington House (AKA Robert E. Lee House)

On the weekends, the following stops are added:

  • Sections 54 and 55
  • Columbarium and Niche Wall
  • Section 60 and 9/11 Memorial
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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • All admissions
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up
    • Food and beverages
    • Optional gratuities
    Reduced price
    • Children ages 3-11 years old: reduced
    Where

    50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

    What to remember
    • Tour will not run on New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving or Christmas Day
    • The bus will depart from Union Station and head first to Mount Vernon Estates (from 9.00am until 1.30pm). Guests should plan on having lunch at the cafe. From around 2.30pm until 4.30pm, the tour group will remain at Arlington National Cemetery
    • Motorcoach drivers are licensed, D.C. sightseeing guides, but they do not get off and accompany guests to each memorial as they are responsible for the bus itself
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    When
    • Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9.00am until 6.00pm

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    Provider
    Gray Line Washington DC
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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