Arlington National Cemetery

Type: Historic Sites



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities: Initally owned by President George Washington's adopted grandson, Gen. Robert E. Lee served as custodian of the land until it was seized by the federal government to be used as a military cemetery in...  Read More
Historic Sites: Initially owned by President George Washington's adopted grandson,Gen. Robert E. Lee served as custodian of the land until it was seized by the federal government to be used as a military cemetery in...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Apr-Sep Daily 8am-7pm Oct-Mar Daily 8am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free;
    Parking
    $1.75 - $2

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  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Be courteous and respectful. While the cemetery is a tourist destination, it is also the final resting place for more than 300,000 people."
  • Historic Sites: "Try to come around Christmas time when every grave receives a wreath from a nonprofit."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Without the sacrifices of those buried here, who knows where this country would be.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The men and women who rest here gave their lives to help change the course of history.

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