A sobering reminder of the realities of war, the Arlington National Cemetery is a beautiful tribute to over 400,000 service members and their families buried there. Learn about the more famous tombs, like those of President John F. Kennedy or of military genius General William Sheridan. Well even explore a few surprising graves, like that of famed boxer Joe Louis. The cemetery is even home to memorials commemorating the disasters of space shuttles Columbia and Challenger.
Along with a few carefully selected residents like Audie Murphy , your engaging guide will take you to the Tomb of the Unknowns where you may even witness a Changing of the Guard ceremony. Walk these hallowed grounds to learn how the home of Robert E. Lee, whose Arlington House well visit, became one of the countrys largest national cemeteries.
Highlights of the tour generally include:
Grave of Joe Louis
Arlington House, home of Robert E. Lee
Tomb of the Unknowns
Mast of the U.S.S. Maine
Grave of Audie Murphy
Gravesite of John F. Kennedy
Memorials to the Space Shuttles Columbia and Challenger