National Cemetery is America's largest national burial ground with more
than 600 acres of landscaped hills. Among the
thousands of white headstones are the graves of
President John Kennedy, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, world champion boxer Joe Louis,
America's most decorated soldier, Audie Murphy and
the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The cemetery sets
upon the site of the Custis-Lee estate (Arlington
House) the home of Robert E. Lee at the time of the
outbreak of the U.S. Civil War.
Daily 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (to 7 p.m. April-September).
Choice of self-guided walking tour or paid shuttle
tour (information available at the Visitors Center). Admission: