Arlington National Cemetery

in Arlington, Virginia


A view of the Arlington Cemetery. The are where the Kennedy's are buried, with an flame. A great part of US history is the Arlington house where Robert E. Lee lived. One of the great stops is the Tomb of the Unknown.

Travel Tips:

What is the approximate cost per person (with examples)?
  • Free to enter and wander the cemetery. There is an optional bus pass for $9/person to avoid some of walking. Stops at Kennedy gravesites, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Changing of the Guard) and Th
What form of transportation did you take?
  • DC Metro, Arlington exit.
How long did you spend (in hours)?
  • We did not purchase the optional bus pass, so walking around and viewing the exhibit took between 2-3 hours.
What is your favorite aspect?
  • A cemetery with a lot of history!
What is your least favorite aspect?
  • Doing a self guided walking tour was a bit confusing, as there are some signs directing you, but not a lot. Streets (within the cemetery) are marked, but difficult to find the way.