Family Activities:

Arlington National Cemetery


Arlington National Cemetery

Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA

No family trip to Washington, D.C. is complete without a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, where thousands of war veterans, politicians, presidents (including John F. Kennedy), and others are laid to rest. Families can quietly stroll the grounds of the 624-acre cemetery to pay their respects, or there’s the option to take a tour via Arlington National Cemetery Tours, Inc. If you’re looking to find a specific site, download the ANC Explorer App.

Arlington National Cemetery is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., April to September, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. October through March.