Arlington Cemetery / Ft. Myer Stables Tour

Horses at Arlington Cemetery Horses nuzzling

New Schedule for the Winter and Spring 2017!

This tour is on the following Saturdays at 10:00 AM.    It starts in the Visitor Center at Arlington Cemetery and the tour lasts about three hours.

To start your tour or for more information use the Got a Question form above.


$20 per person

Schedule for Winter and Spring of 2017

March 4
April 1
May 13
June 10
March 18
April 15
May 27
June 24
April 29

Join us for a special treat as we do a walking tour through Arlington Cemetery, our nation’s most sacred resting place. We’ll see a member of the Honor Guard standing watch at the Tomb of the Unknowns and other sites along the way before venturing onto Fort Myer to get a special BEHIND THE SCENES look at the U.S. Army’s last horse unit.

Arlington Cemetery JFK eternal flame Kennedy graveThe tour visits four main stops:

  • The Tomb of the Unknowns with Changing of the Guard
  • The Caisson Unit (Horse stable)
  • Arlington House, former home of Gen. Robert E. Lee
  • The Kennedy family grave

The Caisson Unit at Fort Myer contains a stable of close to 70 special horses that pull the caisson during funerals at Arlington Cemetery. We’ll get a special, behind the scenes tour that includes a presentation by a member of the U.S. Army’s elite Honor Guard and a chance to meet and pet these beautiful horses that they tend.

The tour will last about three hours.

This is a walking tour will cover a moderate amount of distance.

Meet at the Visitors Center at Arlington Cemetery.

Paid parking is available or you can take Metro’s Blue Line to the Arlington Cemetery stop.

  • Note: All adults must bring with them a valid form of picture ID, preferably a drivers license. A passport will do for visitors who are not a US citizen.
  • This tour can also be done as a private tour for families and other groups. For more details use the Got a Question form above.
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