John F. Kennedy Grave Site
John F. Kennedy Grave Site
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  • Eyekaytoo
    Leverkusen, Germany3,048 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So glad that I can say that I experienced this solemn place first hand.
    Before completing our short visit to Arlington Cemetery just after 5 o'clock on a Sunday afternoon in early June, my son & I hurried up to see the President John F. Kennedy Grave Site. We had the place to ourselves to gaze down on the graves of the former president and his wife. Other family members are also buried close by. The eternal flame adds that poignant touch to this special place It was so silent and peaceful up there. And I'm so pleased that I had the chance to visit such an important last resting place of such an iconic leader of the United States of America during truly difficult times.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 17 July 2023
  • Raintree_Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand3,895 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Paying respects to one of America's finest!
    Nearly everyone who visits Arlington National Cemetery stops by the grave of John F. Kennedy, with its eternal flame. It is both sad and disheartening to reflect on the lack of true leaders America has endured in the past several decades. How wonderful it would be to again have a young, idealistic, visionary president that speaks of compassion and making life better for all rather than the subsequent line up of dividers and xenophobes.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 10 September 2023
  • Jaclyn H
    Raleigh, North Carolina43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Emotional feeling to see his grave site.
    This was my first time visiting DC. I was visiting my son who was recovering from an injury during deployment. We took advantage of this opportunity and explored it. This was one of my musts when we visited Arlington Cemetery. What an emotional feeling. This is a must-to do.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 March 2024
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Jaclyn H
Raleigh, NC43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
This was my first time visiting DC. I was visiting my son who was recovering from an injury during deployment. We took advantage of this opportunity and explored it. This was one of my musts when we visited Arlington Cemetery. What an emotional feeling. This is a must-to do.
Written 17 March 2024
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doublenaturelover
Kissimmee, FL122 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
This is a busy place to visit. Someone put a great deal of thought into this Memorial. I suspect it will last an eternity. As it well should.
Written 13 March 2024
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montanapescado
Albuquerque, NM1,323 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
The most famous gravesite at the most famous cemetery. That said, it can actually be a little anticlimactic relative to the totality of the place overall.
Written 29 February 2024
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Lynn Thurston
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Very moving experience need longer to walk round if you do tour needs to have better transport links from dc
Written 1 December 2023
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Raintree_Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand3,895 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
Nearly everyone who visits Arlington National Cemetery stops by the grave of John F. Kennedy, with its eternal flame. It is both sad and disheartening to reflect on the lack of true leaders America has endured in the past several decades. How wonderful it would be to again have a young, idealistic, visionary president that speaks of compassion and making life better for all rather than the subsequent line up of dividers and xenophobes.
Written 10 September 2023
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Eyekaytoo
Leverkusen, Germany3,048 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
Before completing our short visit to Arlington Cemetery just after 5 o'clock on a Sunday afternoon in early June, my son & I hurried up to see the President John F. Kennedy Grave Site. We had the place to ourselves to gaze down on the graves of the former president and his wife. Other family members are also buried close by. The eternal flame adds that poignant touch to this special place

It was so silent and peaceful up there. And I'm so pleased that I had the chance to visit such an important last resting place of such an iconic leader of the United States of America during truly difficult times.
Written 17 July 2023
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Sarah C
Ashtead, UK1,290 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Everyone on the hop on/ off tour rightly kept quiet and respectful as we reached this historic and meaningful site.
Written 6 June 2023
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dbinhou7511
Houston, TX1,656 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
The grave site is special because is honors one of great Presidents. It has a great view of Washington, DC
Written 15 May 2023
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Lynn S
League City, TX619 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
This is my favorite site to visit at Arlington. The graves of President John F. Kennedy, wife Jackie, two infant children along with the eternal flame draw such a picturesque site looking up the hill above it to the Custiss-Lee Mansion. It is said when JFK visited here, he remarked that he could stay here forever, and forever came only too soon a few months later. To the left of the JFK family gravesites, are the lone graves of Robert Francis (Bobby) Kennedy, Edward Moore (Teddy) Kennedy, and a memorial marker for Joseph Kennedy, who died in World War iI and whose body was never recovered. The lone cross markers for Bobby and Teddy's grave sites stand in stark contrast to the grandeur of the JFK gravesite with the eternal flame. Don't forget when you visit the Custiss-Lee Mansion to look down to the JFK gravesite just below.
Written 24 March 2023
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Leonhkny
Hong Kong, China14,547 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
America's first modern media-savvy president is still a well-known figure among the laymen. His gravesite, occupying a prime spot at the Arlington National Cemetery, is the most eye-catching and well-visited one. The eternal flame ironically reflects the influence of Kennedy family. There is clear signage from the main entrance.
Written 17 December 2022
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