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From Washington DC: Gettysburg Battlefield Private Tour

1. From Washington DC: Gettysburg Battlefield Private Tour

Journey to the pivotal Pennsylvanian turning point of the civil war on a private day tour from Washington DC. Make the drive to the Gettysburg battlefield fly by with informative stories on the background of the battle. Fought in 1863, the conflict saw confederate and union soldiers clash in a brutal feud lasting three full days. The battle resulted in around 51,000 casualties, more than any other domestic battle in USA history, and proved a significant turning point in the American Civil War. On arrival at the infamous Gettysburg grasslands, you’ll be able to stretch your legs and enjoy five hours of activities, including a guided tour of the battlefield, Visitor Center Museum, and significant monuments such as the Lee and Mead Statues, Peace Memorial, and Eternal Flame. Catch a glimpse of the old Colonial Town Center of Gettysburg, along with an insight into what life was like for regular folk back then. During the guided tour of the infamous Gettysburg Battlefield, walk in the footsteps of the soldiers who fought across these vast grasslands. Hear stories of how the battle was fought, which sadly took 51,000 casualties. Enjoy time for lunch at the charming Dobbin House Tavern or General Pickett’s Buffet (meal not included), then head back to DC.

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4.7 / 5

based on 50 reviews

What a great day - learned a ton and had fun too. We were with our two grandsons and the tour guides did an excellent job of making the tour appropriate for their age and interests.

This is a very large site and an introductory tour. If you really want to see the site stay in Gettysburg overnight.