Arlington National CemeteryThe most famous cemetery in the United States, Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for members of the U.S. military, including President John F. Kennedy. Visitors pay respect at his gravesite, where the Eternal Flame burns bright. Funerals do take place here, but it is also open to tourists wishing to visit the Tombs of the Unknown, and the many monuments and memorials. These include Memorial Amphitheater, the Korean War Contemplative Bench, and the Women in Military Service for America. Arlington is a 20-minute drive from our Fairfax hotel.
Prices -Parking rates are $1.75 per hour for the first three hours, and go up to $2.50 after that. Pay at the Welcome Center kiosks.
Hours -Open every day from 8am - 7pm, April - September; 8am - 5pm, October - March.
- Armed Forces Day Wreath Ceremony
- Anniversary of Lee's Surrender
- Arlington's 150th Anniversary
- Tombs of the Unknown
- Welcome Center
- Bus tours
- Memorials and monuments
- JFK gravesite