DC Guided Sightseeing Tour with Arlington Cemetery Entry & Potomac River Cruise

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42 reviews   (4.50)

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Departs: Washington DC, Washington DC

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Explore Arlington National Cemetery and Washington DC's major monuments on this 8 hour guided bus tour of the city that includes a walking tour of the cemetery. Visit the grave of John F Kennedy and his Eternal Flame. Witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers. Your expert guide will personally guide you through all the major sights in Washington, DC including the Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dr Martin Luther King JR, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War Memorials, with fun and informative narrative throughout the day.
• Note:This tour will involve quite a bit of walking for about 2 hours and will require that people be physically fit and wear comfortable shoes. Not well suited for disabled people or people in wheelchair. It's not recommended to carry babies on this tour.

What's Included

2-Hour Guided Walking Tour through Arlington Cemetery

Complimentary Bottled Water

Full-Day Washington DC Monuments Sightseeing Tour

Live Commentary

Local/Professional Guide

Photo Stops at Top Attractions including White House, MLK Memorial, US Capitol & Lincoln Memorial

Seasonal Boat Ride along the Potomac River (extra stop at Jefferson Memorial during off-season)

See the Changing of the Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown

Transport by Air-Conditioned Vehicle

What's Not Included

Food & Beverages (stop for lunch on own during tour)


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 74

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • The Arlington Cemetery portion of the tour is a walking tour and is moderately strenuous. Not recommended for guests with mobility issues or very small children.
  • Valid Photo ID is required for all guests 16 and up at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please Note: Potomac River Cruise is seasonal and operated March 26-October 16. During the off season an extra stop at the Jefferson memorial will be added in its place. When the boat is operating, you will be taken to Georgetown Washington Harbor to purc
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

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

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Arlington National Cemetery
WALKING tour of Arlington National Cemetery. See the Kennedy Gravesites, Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and other key sites inside the Cemetery. PHOTO ID REQUIRED

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

U.S. Capitol
Photo stop to see the exterior of the US Capitol and take a picture on the West Lawn.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

White House
Exterior of the White House. Bring your camera to take plenty of pictures.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

National World War II Memorial
World War II Memorial is beautiful. Have your cameras ready.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
One of our American Heroes! You will love this memorial.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
One of our most popular Memorials. It has several parts and it will tell the story of FDR like you never knew.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Korean War Veterans Memorial
The Korean War Memorial unique design always leaves an impression on everyone.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Lincoln Memorial
Walk the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and take pictures of the famous structure plus Reflecting Pool.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vietnam Women's Memorial
Another wonderful Memorial that pays tribute to the women who served in the Vietnam War.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
See one of our most iconic Memorials in Washington, DC. The Wall is something that you will never forget.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Potomac River
March 25 to October 15 we offer a boat cruise on the Potomac River. When the boat does not operate, we will give you a stop at the Jefferson Memorial.
You will have time for lunch during the boat cruise at Georgetown Wharf restaurants.
During the months the boat does not operate, we will take you to DC wharf where you will have time to eat and shop.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Truly Amazing!
Maryann_B, 14-11-2022
Being able to see the Kennedy's, changing of the Guards @ the Unknown Soldier tomb was amazing, the entire area is just beautiful and we were very honored to have been able to see such a wonderful place and pay respect to all that are laid to rest there.
FDR Memorial a must-see.
Marilyn_M, 17-10-2022
I particularly enjoyed the Franklin D Roosevelt memorial, the National Archives, and the Arlington Cemetery tour. While very spare architecturally, the FDR site was powerfull - bronze-casted figures were life-size and the faces showed the grief and despair during the depression. I also like the four "rooms" dedicated to FDR's four terms.
In the future - Signature tours actually provided the tour guide. I recommend that all guides have some sort of apparel all to identify them as a Signature guide. Our guide wore black pants and black sweatshirt with sort of emblem on it - but no ID as a tour guide. It was hard to find him in a crowd.
See it all in D.C.
Bill_C, 13-10-2022
This was the first day of our eight day vacation, our tour guide Tyrone McBride was very knowledgeable and funny, our driver Chris was very friendly. It was a good way to see all the major sites and get our bearings to all the locations for the week. I highly recommend this tour. Bill Chan
Enlightening experience
Michelle_C, 12-10-2022
To be at Arlington Cemetery was a very humbling experience. I’m so grateful to the Americans honored there. Our tour guide shared a wealth of knowledge to enhance our knowledge and understanding.
Fun day
susan_R, 18-09-2022
Lincoln monument is so thrilling in person. Vernon our tour guide was very nice and We’ll educated with the history of DC

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