Arlington National Cemetery recently transitioned its ‘Visitor Center’ to a ‘Welcome Center,’ a place where dynamic history, up-to-date information and educational opportunities come together to enhance the visitor experience.
Features air conditioning and drinking fountains to keep you cool and hydrated on hot days.
Beautiful place, very eye opening. Be prepared to walk.
Get a map!! It's really necessary!
Where Heros rest! It is an eye opener for sure. Many are just kids that made the ultimate sacrifice to this great nation. It is no irony it overlooks DC.
Visit Women's War Memorial!
Get ready to walk. It's a huge location.
Changing of guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is pretty cool and remember to pay your respect by refraining from talking. Use inside voices and cellphones on silent!
Great place to park if sightseeing in the city... Just park in the deck and walk across the bridge to all the memorials.
Was an honor to lay wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery and even remember my great great Uncle...
Came on Veterans Day and parking is free all day.
Live this place. Changing of the guard is something to see.
Robert E Lee's wife's home with Civil War dead buried in their rose garden to discourage their return. It worked.
Among those laid to rest in the rolling hills of this 612-acre military cemetery are veterans of every armed conflict the US has participated in since the Revoluntionary War. - The Green Guide Editor
1st tour goes out at 8:35am
Very nice but You will want to bring some drinks and a snack for the car. There is no where to buy anything. Not even water in the middle of July. if handicapped things will be a little rough to see
One tour team for 1000 of people waiting. Horrible. Busy weekend not enough trams very disappointed.
DC by foot does great walking tours at 10 AM on Saturdays and Wednesdays leaving from the visitor center.
The building is totally unmarked, but it's immediately to the right when you turn into the visitor's parking entrance.
Check out Heather Arnett for me
Bring your handicap parking placard into the visitor center to get a pass, and drive through the cemetery instead of parking at the visitor center.
Get several cancellation stamps for your Passport To Your National Parks book.
Make sure to catch the changing o the guard ceremony.
Bring a flag and plant it in remembrance as a token of thanks to all who lay here as heros.