Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, is a national military cemetery in the United States of America, established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House.
Our beautiful national cemetery for our war heroes. You can find my grandparents and great-grandparents in Section 30!
Check out the graves of people like JFK and Thurgood Marshall, as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Don’t forget to see President Kennedy’s grave along with his 2 deceased brothers and wife. Also former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is also buried nearby.
Only a 5 minute drive away, this historic site offers bus tours during the week to notable places such as The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and President John F. Kennedy's gravesite. They also offer parking and services for persons with disabilities.
This is a large cemetery where all soldiers are buried and President John F. Kennedy's eternal flame is located. Accessible on the Metro Blue line-Arlington Cemetery stop.
We suggest getting tickets at the visitor center for the guided/hop on/hop off trolley tour - unless you want A LONG walking day.
“In the summer months, Tuesday nights are the Marine Corps Sunset Parade usually at 7pm, and I recommend arriving an hour or so early, to stake out a spot to settle and wait for the start. Don't miss it!”
“Pentagon Row not only has a mall, but also an outdoor skating rink and a whole courtyard full of amazing restaurants and businesses! Located less than 5 minutes away, you can find everything from a Harris Teeter to yoga studios. ”
“Should check to see if there are tours being given there by going to pentagontours.osd.mil There is shopping inside the building and restaurants and shopping at nearby Pentagon City.”
“This free memorial to the victims of the 9-11 attack on the Pentagon is a very special place. The memorial itself is thoughtfully planned with special meaning built in to its design. This is my favorite place in D.C. for reflection and peace and quiet when needed. Recommend visiting at dusk. ”