Arlington Cemetery Tour: Witness Guard Changing Ceremony
1,970 Ratings
Experience the awe-inspiring Guard Changing Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Explore the final resting place of President John F. Kennedy and discover the rich history of this iconic landmark on a guided walking tour.
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Arlington National Cemetery - Meet your guide at the Welcome Center of Arlington National Cemetery 15 minutes before tour departure time.
  • Arlington National Cemetery - Learn the history of Arlington National Cemetery, visit the Civil War sections, and learn about key figures in American history as you visit their graves.
  • The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - View the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns, a highly ritualized ceremony by the US Army 3rd Infantry.
  • John F. Kennedy Grave Site - Visit the grave of John F. Kennedy, as well as Jackie Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Edward Kennedy.
What's Included
  • 2-Hour guided walking tour of Arlington Cemetery in Washington DC
  • View the ceremonial Changing of the Guards at the Tomb of the Unknowns
  • Visit the graves of John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, and Edward Kennedy
  • Explore notable sites including graves of Civil War Soldiers
  • See important memorials like the USS Maine Mast Memorial
  • Professional tour guide to lead the way and share insights
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation
  • Entry to Arlington House
Additional Information

Maximize your visit to Arlington National Cemetery with our 2-hour, expert-led walking tour. Honour the memory of President John F. Kennedy, witness the poignant Changing of the Guards at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and take a deep dive into American history by exploring civil war graves and various historical figures. Accompany a seasoned local guide to experience all that Arlington Cemetery provides.

  • This is a walking tour, there will be approximately 2 miles of walking and inclines and stairs.
  • Tour runs rain or shine.
1 Memorial Ave
Memorial Avenue
Meet your guide just outside the visitor’s center on the cemetery side after you pass through security.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Jun 23, 2024
Arlington tomb - Sharing this experience with my daughter and seeing the tomb. Also the flame for JFK. My friend was buried there so it holds a dear spot in my heart
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Jun 23, 2024
Memorable - Allen our guide was so incredibly knowledgeable, kind, and awesome! He gave us an envelope at the end with facts, restaurants, a map, I mean really next level. You’re lucky to have such a dedicated guide
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Jun 22, 2024
Arlington Cemetery Tour and Changing of the Guards — A MUST SEE! - Allen was an excellent tour guide, told a story, brutally hot day, but kept us entertained with good information and detail. Allen made sure we were shaded and in good spots for photo ops. True Professional. Beautiful setting with many surprising details and histories.
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Jun 22, 2024
Great tour - Very good walking tour. Booked morning tour in June, there was a lot of shade before it got too hot. Really enjoyed it.
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Jun 22, 2024
A must see while in DC - The changing of the guard was amazing. The precision is unreal. Best part of the tour. Many great stops - if you don’t want to walk a lot, there is also a tram option!
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Jun 21, 2024
Moving and humbling experience - Allen was our guide and did a fantastic job for our group. Highly recommend a guided tour and a smaller group.
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Jun 21, 2024
Great morning tour - Great tour. Our guide was very Nice and very Knowledge and very will to share stories and answers questions. Highly recommend this to all
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Jun 21, 2024
Great Morning in Arlington - Our family of four enjoyed a beautiful morning at Arlington! Allen was an amazing tour kid! He was very knowledgeable, patient with questions, made the most of our two hour tour!
Review provided by Viator
Jun 20, 2024
OUTSTANDING - I have been to Arlington a few times, but decided to do the walking tour since I was bringing international guests. It was fantastic and Allen (our guide) was incredible. He was very knowledgeable and really shared a lot of information. Overall it was GREAT!! My guests really enjoyed it. I will definitely use you guys again.
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Jun 22, 2024
Better off booking elsewhere - We contacted trip advisor (Viator) by email to request the price match because booking directly with Arlington tours is 2X cheaper. It is 39.00 for TWO tickets. We also attempted to change dates of tour told price match/change of dates request must be with in 24 hours of booking. We booked 1 day prior arrival which makes you unable to change dates OR price match. We did not even attend the tour and still are being charged 99.00. Book else where I will never use TripAdvisor again they are NOT customer service friendly or even helpful. Also They want a link to the better price website. However when you email regarding price match or date change to Viator they send you the SAME response with every reply. Even had issues with getting my email to even send to them to begin with.
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up to 15 guests
1 Adult
July 2024