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Arlington Cemetery Private Tour provided by DC Military Tours

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 03/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Guide has received the second dose of the Pfizer COIVD-19 vaccination.
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Updated 03/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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    Arlington National Cemetery
    Stop: 4 hours
    Sample Itinerary (assuming a 0800 start): 0800: Pick up at lodging or agreed meeting point. 0800-0820: Transit 0820-1130: Arlington Cemetery Tour:  Discover how the cemetery got its start and some not so well known history.  Observe portions of a full military honors funeral.  Experience Arlington with all five senses.   Visit the grave of a favorite notable or loved one.  Tour a not well traveled part of the cemetery and observe silence and serenity. 1130-1200: Transit to agreed drop off point. More details: • Meeting location: Agreed Location within Alexandria City Limits, Arlington County, or District of Columbia (Washington City). • Most of the tour is out of doors so dress appropriately for the season. Early morning (0800 or 0830) start recommended. • End location: Agreed Location within Alexandria City Limits, Arlington County, or District of Columbia (Washington City). • Location options: Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request, Airport, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Monument/Building upon Traveler's request, Rail or Bus Station • Transportation Method: Private SUV (2017 Buick Enclave) to and from the cemetery. There's an option to employ the public trolley on the cemetery grounds if guests are mobility limited.  We will see more if we tour afoot.  Touring afoot is hilly and about 2.75 miles or 4.4 km.
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Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuity
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lisa T wrote a review Sep 2019
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Tom is an awesome tour guide. My husband loves military history and Tom answered all his questions. We saw all the Monuments and Arlington Cemetery. We were never rushed and enjoyed the walking. September is definitely the time to come to DC! Thank you Tom.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Responded 17 Sep 2019
Lisa, I was glad we were able to run into each other the day after our scheduled tour. I enjoyed your company and hope to see you on a future return trip. There's so much more to see in DC. - Tom
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Worldwide Coog wrote a review Sep 2019
League City, Texas7 contributions3 helpful votes
We booked Tom for both a monument tour and an Arlington Cemetery tour for our family. I can’t say enough good things about Tom. He was obviously knowledgeable but even more impressive was how thoroughly he was prepared. For our monument tour we had rain forecasted and he had
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Keith M wrote a review Jan 2019
Alexandria, Virginia6 contributions
Tom took my Boy Scout Troop of 20 scouts and 10 adults on an outstanding tour of Arlington. Many in our group have been to the Cemetery for community service or pay respects. Tom was engaging of all of our participants and really helped bring the history of this hallowed
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thomasbibbyuk wrote a review Jun 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia3 contributions
My mother and I are in the midst of a five day trip to Washington...and by jove we've just had our best day yet. Tom, is knowledgeable. Personable. Funny. And a fantastic guide to show you the best Washington sites, is there anything he doesn't know? Despite peppering him with
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Kathy O wrote a review Apr 2018
Boston, Massachusetts29 contributions10 helpful votes
I can't thank Tom enough. My parents thoroughly enjoyed the day at Arlington along with all the extras from Fort Meyer and the stable visit to the stop at the Pentagon 9/11 memorial. My Mom said it best, "It was like having a good friend along with you who happens to be a
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Spectacular Night-time Tour of Monuments!
The Korean Memorial was my favorite, but Tom did a great job with all of the monuments. Our friends had been on To
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Time flies when you are having fun
Five hours as never gone by so quickly. Tom was fantastic with his wealth of knowledge and hidden gems about all th
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Amazing Monument Tour!!
He provided lots of background information and fun facts on the John Ericsson Memorial. He told lots of fun facts
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two thumbs up for Tom Schultz! Great memorial tour
Tom did an outstanding job with group of 13/14 year old Scouts. Great knowledge of memorials and kept interest thro
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amazing amazing amazing
Tom was a wealth of knowledge and incredibly engaging with the 12-15 year olds(and adults!). kept everyone’s atten
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Outstanding
Tom, our guide, was outstanding. He took us all around Washington dc plus out to mount vernon. A very knowledgea
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Washington DC/Georgetown Tour
Fantastic experience! Tom is extremely knowledgeable and gave us in-depth information on each site we visited. Give
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Awesome!!
Tom was absolutely amazing, completely catered/scheduled our tour based on what we were interested in seeing and we
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Interesting and insightful day
We enjoyed this tour that primarily touched on interesting historical notes of people involved in naval operations
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Mike ellinas
This tour was absolutely brilliant, worth every penny, the tour guide went above and beyond, he was friendly, helpf
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Arlington, Fort Meyer and Pentagon
Tom presented a fantastic trip of Arlington, Fort Meyer and the Pentagon. Great history and perspective were the hi
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Amazing! Like one of the family!
What can we say? Tom is friendly, super prepared, always on time, extremely knowledgeable, and works hard to maxim
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Tom is super!
A medical emergency caused us to cancel our trip to DC, however all my dealings with Tom from time of booking (6 mo
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Amazing tour of Gettysburg!
I had an amazing time on the Gettysburg Tour with Tom. He is very knowledgable, personable & really tried to unders
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The Reviews are ALL CORRECT
I was looking for a tour to show my father (88-Korea Veteran and my Mom -79) the various War Memorials and Arlingto
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