For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided Washington DC sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city.
Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment®, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment.
Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who’ve dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. Explore the rich history of this national landmark from the comfort of our tour vehicles.
For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided Washington DC sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment®, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Our friendly conductors narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through the nation’s capital on one of our orange and green trolleys.
Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. Because we cover the entire city, you can avoid costly parking and city driving. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. With frequent pickups at all our stops, this helps you avoid walking long distances.
Visit our Union Station, the most visited destination in DC, serving as a transportation depot and retail center since 1908. See the Capitol building, Supreme Court, and Library of Congress on the East end of the mall. Visit the Smithsonian, the National Gallery, and the Museum of Natural History.
Learn about some of the country’s most significant presidents at the Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial. Check out the International Spy Museum and the Koshland Science Museum. Don’t forget to check out that large white building at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue too.
A vacation to Washington D.C. would not be complete without visiting Arlington National Cemetery. Spread across 639 acres of rolling hills and beautiful gardens, this historic landmark is about 4 times the size of the National Mall and offers an exclusive tour service for guests looking to see the entire property in a manageable amount of time. Daily tours begin at the Welcome Center. A loop gives visitors the chance to hop on and off at a variety of key points of interest. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience one of the most informative and awe-inspiring tours in Washington D.C.
*How to get to Arlington National Cemetery: Our red transfer shuttle will pick you up at the Lincoln Memorial stop and drop you off at the cemetery where you’ll then hop aboard our Arlington National Cemetery touring vehicles for your tour of the cemetery grounds. The first Arlington shuttle departs the Lincoln Memorial at 9:30 am. The last shuttle from the Lincoln Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery is at 3:30 pm. The last shuttle from Arlington National Cemetery to the Lincoln Memorial is at 3:45 pm.
ENTRY TO ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
All US guests must provide a State or Government Issued picture ID. Visitors 16 and 17 may present a valid school ID. All foreign guests must present a PASSPORT. Foreign ID Cards will not be accepted. We apologize for any inconvenience. These changes and requirements are beyond our control.
1. Washington Welcome Center
2. The White House
3. National Archives
4. National Japanese American Memorial
5. Union Station
6. U.S. Capitol
7. Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
8. The Wharf – Boarding for Water Taxi Boat Cruise
9. International Spy Museum
10. Washington Monument
11. Jefferson Memorial
12. FDR Memorial / MLK Jr. Memorial
13. Lincoln Memorial
14. National Museum of American History
15. National Portrait Gallery / African Art Museum
9am – 4pm
Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Army Ten Miler
Operating Hours: 8:30am – 4:00pm.
Open 363 days a year.
Special Operating hours:
Memorial Day – Tours will begin at 2:00pm.
Veterans Day – Tours will begin at 2:00pm.
Closed on Wreaths Across America:
Wreaths In Day (December 2024 date coming soon) and Wreaths Out Day (January 2025 date coming soon).
Tours depart every 30 minutes.
Cemetery hours are 8-5 p.m.
The following stops are the only ones currently open:
During the week:
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
President John F. Kennedy Gravesite
Three additional stops on the weekends:
Sections 55 & 59
Columbarium and Niche Wall
Pentagon Group Burial Marker/911 Memorial
Due to construction near the Coast Guard Memorial and Ord & Weitzel Gate (Iwo Jima), we are not able to access those stops at this time.
*Save 50% on Arlington National Cemetery Tours’ admission when you purchase a Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour or single-day Old Town Trolley Tour. Limited time offer. This offer may end at any time. Other restrictions may apply.