The Arlington House and Robert E. Lee Memorial

Located in McLean, Virginia, The Robert E. Lee Memorial looks at the life of the Confederate general and serves as a place to study a wide range of the tough topics of American history. This includes the history of enslaved people in America, as well as United States military service, citizenship, and loyalty. 

Where to Stay

RV Parks & Campgrounds Near The Arlington House and Robert E. Lee Memorial

You'll want to stay close to The Robert E. Lee Memorial to get the most out of your visit to Virginia. The best way to do this is to book some time at a local RV park. RVshare will help you find the perfect home away from home. Whether you are traveling with your family or a single companion, the perfect RV is out there for you. 

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Things to Do

Things To Do Near The Arlington House and Robert E. Lee Memorial

If you're going to take the time to visit The Robert E. Lee Memorial, you should start with a tour of the Arlington House. As the former home of Robert E. Lee, it has a lot of history to offer as well as fascinating insights into the Civil War era. While you can explore the house on your own time, most people choose to take a scheduled tour. 

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How To Get To The Arlington House and Robert E. Lee Memorial

The Robert E. Lee Memorial is easily accessible by vehicle, and the cemetery lies across from the Potomac River, so it's quite easy to hit both sites at once. You can reach the memorial by taking I-295, I-495, or Interstate 95. In Virginia, take I-95 to the 170A exit, heading to Washington. From exit 8A, take VA-244 and follow the signs. Parking is to the left of the visitor center. The operating hours vary from season to season. From October until March, the hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. From April until September, the hours are 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. daily.

Address

700 George Washington Memorial Pkwy, McLean, VA 22101

Fee: Entry fee $0

A visit to Arlington House is an invaluable educational experience. If you have any interest in American history, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is the place to visit. A great way to get the most out of your experience is to make it a camping trip. When you rent an RV, you have comfort and freedom at the same time.