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Old Town Trolley City Tour & Arlington National Cemetery Tour

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Old Town Trolley Tours Washington DC

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Old Town Trolley Tours is the perfect way to explore the city! We’ve carefully crafted our 90-minute tour route to maximize your time and get a great introduction to Washington, DC’s beautiful scenery and rich history. 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.

We designed our Old Town Trolley tour specially for people that want a top-rated tour with less crowds. Experience over 230 years of history as your expert tour conductor relates the iconic stories, sights and landmarks of our Nation’s Capital! Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who’ve dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. A visit here will leave an indelible impression on your spirit.

Your Old Town Trolley City Tour & Arlington National Cemetery Tour Includes:

  • Reservations are required
  • Live narrated, 90 minute tour
  • 1 day tour stop – your trolley waits for you while you explore
  • BEST VIEW! Tallest vehicles allowed by law with stadium seating
  • Our trolleys are all weather - rain or shine, we got you covered
  • Exclusive history monitors - windows to the past
  • Comfortable padded seats
  • Certified, experienced & entertaining tour guides
  • Free WiFi
  • Includes separate ticket to Arlington National Cemetery Tour*:
  • Make your way to Arlington Cemetery to begin your second tour
  • City Tour and Arlington Cemetery Tour do not have to be taken on the same day
  • 6 stops on weekdays and 9 stops on weekends
  • Learn about the cemetery's history and heroes from knowledgeable guides
  • Be transported to notable graves and memorials

Old Town Trolley Tours

Join us aboard our custom-built Stadium Trolleys featuring stadium seating where every view is a great one.

The Trolley will make one (1) stop along the tour route at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial. While off the trolley, you can visit the Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. You will have 30 minutes to take in the breathtaking views while your guide and the trolley wait for you to continue with their narration upon your return.

During the tour you also see other major sites around the Nation’s Capital, such as… the White House, Washington Monument, United States Capitol Building, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Union Station, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and the Smithsonian Museums. Be prepared for some really great photo opportunities.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

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.

*To get to Arlington National Cemetery from the Washington Welcome Center, take the Metro Blue Line from Washington Metro Station (it is a three minute walk from the Welcome Center to the Station.) The Metro stops right at Arlington National Cemetery.

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.

Based on the CDC and the Mayor of the District of Columbia, it is recommended that persons who are operating or are a passenger of a vehicle that is part of a Transportation Network Company, wear a mask at all times.

Old Town Trolley Tours

Daily.
Tours depart hourly from 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Check calendar for dates and times available.

Closures:
Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
July 4: Closed.
Closed for Army Ten Miler.

Tour departs from Washington Welcome Center, 1001 E Street NW.

Reservations are required. Date and time confirmed with booking. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

Limited tours run from 8:30am – 4:00pm daily.

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
Arlington House
Pershing 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.

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*Old Town Trolley Tours: Reservations are required. Date and time confirmed with booking. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time.

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