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Our most recommended Gettysburg Tours

  • Gettysburg: 2-Hour Licensed Battlefield Guided Carriage Tour

    1. Gettysburg: 2-Hour Licensed Battlefield Guided Carriage Tour

    Experience the Gettysburg Battlefield in a quaint and comfortable antique horse-drawn carriage. Sit back and relax as an official, licensed battlefield guide takes you for a ride at a slow, comfortable pace.

    Immerse yourself into the history of the Civil War and, with the tour size capped at 10 participants, rest assured that all your questions about the famous battle that took place here will be answered.

    After the tour, leave Gettysburg with a newfound respect and deep understanding of the events that occurred in July of 1863—the tens of thousands of soldiers that lost their lives, the ordinary townsfolk caught between snipers and intense fighting.

    Learn how the town has remained committed to preserving this history for future generations.

    What a great way to see the battlefield. Our guide was great and very personal. I recommend you visit the National Military museum and visitor center first to get a feel for the 4 day battle

  • Gettysburg: Haunted Civil War Ghost Tour

    2. Gettysburg: Haunted Civil War Ghost Tour

    This tour is suited for anyone and everyone curious about the haunted history of Gettysburg. Newcomers who have never done a ghost tour are as welcome as paranormal enthusiasts. If American history is your favorite topic, you’ll hear facts you might never have learned in any school textbook or classroom. Even die-hard skeptics are welcome. This 1-hour haunted ghost tour is for all who wish to see Gettysburg through a more unique lens.  Meet your guide and head to the Farnsworth House. Now a bed and breakfast, it used to be the territory of Confederate snipers during the Battle of Gettysburg. Regarded as one of the town’s most haunted places, the Confederate soldiers who once were inside have long since passed, but some continue to feel their presence.  Next head to the Hall of Presidents. Now closed, this former wax museum has a deep-rooted history of paranormal activity. The Hall was ...

    It was very easy to set up a tour. I had to change several times since my plans changed and they accomodated me each time. It was very easy to switch days and times. The guides were very personable, organized, and professional.

  • Gettysburg: Private Tour with Licensed Battlefield Guide

    3. Gettysburg: Private Tour with Licensed Battlefield Guide

    Optimize your experience of the Gettysburg Battlefield with a private tour with an official licensed guide. Explore the battlefield conveniently and comprehensively in your own vehicle, while stopping discover to some areas up close on foot. During your tour, make the most of a private setting offering you ample opportunity to learn little known facts about the Battle of Gettysburg and the Civil War, and have all of your questions answered by your expert guide. Your guide will meet you at the Soldier's National Cemetery Parking lot and then drive your vehicle to the Gettysburg Battlefield to conduct the tour. As all guides are licensed and insured by the Department of the Interior, only they are permitted to drive your vehicle through the battlefield.

    Our guide, Truman was outstanding! I am a PA native and a history lover; notably the civil war. I have been to Gettysburg many times and have had numerous guided tours. I have never been disappointed, but our guide Truman made the battlefield tour come to life! Not only was he very knowledgeable about the battles, his attention to detail provided the best understanding I’ve experienced as to the movement and orientation of each day’s battles. His enthusiasm also made the guided tour a most memorable one, that I would highly recommend.

  • Late Night Ghost Hunt Walking Tour in Gettysburg

    4. Late Night Ghost Hunt Walking Tour in Gettysburg

    Hear tales of past and present paranormal activity as you visit the most haunted locations in Gettysburg on a family-friendly guided walking tour. Operate special ghost hunting gear to see if you can find evidence of spirits from the other side. Meet your highly experienced ghost-hunting guide by the drummer boy statue in Unity Park. Listen to their brief but fascinating ghost hunt orientation. Then, follow your guide along the sidewalks and alleyways of this historic old town for the first half of the tour. Stop at important historical sites and locations of specific hauntings. Next, enter a spooky ghost hunting spot known for its paranormal activity for the second half of the tour. Conduct spectral inquiries with ghost hunting equipment directed by your guide.

  • Gettysburg: Historic Battlefield Guided Tour on Horseback

    5. Gettysburg: Historic Battlefield Guided Tour on Horseback

    Ride back in time on horseback to July of 1863 in the Gettysburg Battlefield. Uncover important details about and insights into the war, soldiers, and local residents terrified of the death and destruction happening around them.

    Get ready to be immersed in history as you ride along, learning the intricacies of the greatest Civil War battle. See, feel and experience Gettysburg using an authentic Civil War mode of transportation—a horse—and explore many areas of Gettysburg National Military Park.

    Ride behind the Virginia Monument (the area where General Robert E. Lee waited for his returning troops after Pickett's Charge). Follow the path to the historic Spangler Farm and enjoy a panoramic view of the Peach Orchard and Little Round Top off in the distance.

    Cross the Emmittsburg Road onto the Union sid...

    My son and I are novice riders. The staff is very understanding and helpful with with riders. The horses are well mannered and are very forgiving. We had a great time.

  • Gettysburg: Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

    6. Gettysburg: Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

    This self-guided audio and GPS tour allows you to explore Gettysburg’s historic wonders with maximum flexibility, safety, and value. Simply hop in your own car, get the tour guide app set up on your phone, and get started. All audio plays automatically based on location. The tour follows the intense 3-day battle at Gettysburg chronologically. It begins at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, where you learn about the lead-up to the battle. Then, you explore McPherson’s Ridge, the site of the first skirmish of the first day. From there, you continue past the Railway Cut, Iverson’s Pits, and Seminary Ridge until you reach the end of Day 1. As you continue to follow the route, begin Day 2 with an exploration at Little Round Top, Devil’s Den, the Peach Orchard, and Culp’s Hill. Day 3 then begins with the infamous Pickett’s Charge. This comprehensive tour ends at the Gettysburg Cemetery, where y...

    It took us a while to figure it out but once we got it started, it was wonderful!

  • Gettysburg: History and Haunts Guided Walking Tour

    7. Gettysburg: History and Haunts Guided Walking Tour

    See Gettysburg through a different lens on a ghoulish, guided nighttime tour. Journey through the most haunted locations in the downtown area of historic Gettysburg. Learn about the city's Civil War history and hear tales about the hauntings and specters that make Gettysburg one of America's most haunted cities. Get to see the Farnsworth House, Jenny Wade's Birth House, The Reynolds Death House, the Haunted Creek, and many more.

    Our guide was pretty good. He kept getting off track and he was putting down other guides. But otherwise learned a lot of history

  • Gettysburg: 1863 Historic Downtown Walking Tour

    8. Gettysburg: 1863 Historic Downtown Walking Tour

    Join your knowledgeable local guide for a leisurely 2-hour walking tour of the center portion of downtown Gettysburg, which was the heartbeat of the city in 1863. Examine the accounts of several of the city's civilians that lived in the same areas you will be walking through. Hear stories of the residents, who were reluctant witnesses to the Battle of Gettysburg. The war didn't happen just on the battlefield as you will come to find out. Travel back in time and learn about the existing structures and what the town looked like in 1863. Although you've learned about the Battle of Gettysburg in history class, on this tour you will hear, described in detail, how the events actually unfolded in July of 1863 and how the local residents remembered them. This tour is their story, about life in the middle of an urban battlefield.

    Loved the walking tour. It was fun and very informative way to learn more about Gettysburg.

  • Gettysburg: Baltimore St. and Jennie Wade House History Tour

    9. Gettysburg: Baltimore St. and Jennie Wade House History Tour

    Meet your friendly guide in Downtown Gettysburg and embark on a journey back in time to the Civil War. On this 2-hour walking tour, learn about the Civil War from the unique perspective of the ordinary townspeople who lived in Gettysburg. Against the backdrop of historical Baltimore Street, discover how local residents were terrorized after being trapped between 2 warring armies. See the historic buildings and monuments along Baltimore Street, and with the help of your expert guide, compare the existing structures to what the town looked like in 1863. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the former home of Jennie Wade, the only civilian casualty of the Civil War. Listen to stories about Jennie’s life as a local in Gettysburg and how she came to be the town’s most famous resident.

    The tour was very informative and the guide could answer any questions. He was very thorough and friendly. We learned so much!

  • Gettysburg: Ghost-Themed Self-Guided Driving Tour

    10. Gettysburg: Ghost-Themed Self-Guided Driving Tour

    Experience a ghost-themed, self-guided driving tour in Gettysburg via an app that functions as a guide, narrator, and map in one. Experience a tour developed by local guides, creative writers, and professional voice artists. Hear about spooky events and visit the most haunted spots. From the Gettysburg Heritage Center, set out on a loop around the Gettysburg battlefield. Begin your tour by learning why Gettysburg and the battlefield are so haunted via expert narrator and author Mark Nesbitt. Then, visit Oak Ridge and hear the harrowing tale of the brigadier general who sent his men to certain doom. Afterward, visit the site of General Lee’s headquarters on Seminary Ridge and hear a chilling account of a soldier who was buried alive. Hear the true stories of unexplainable events visitors have witnessed, from noises in the attic to an unwelcome house guest. Pass by Schmucker Hall on Sem...

    It was a very good tour but I'm surprised that nothing happened on Culps Hill that the tour did not go that way any.

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What people are saying about Gettysburg

We had a wonderful time. The gals that were in charge of the horses, truly love those big beautiful animals. Our guide was so knowledgeable about the battles that took place in Gettysburg, you could almost envision what was going on during those three days. I highly recommend doing this tour if you find yourself in Gettysburg.

My son and I are novice riders. The staff is very understanding and helpful with with riders. The horses are well mannered and are very forgiving. We had a great time.

The tour was excellent, the carriage tour is very interesting, You can see the statues better and the guide was very knowledgeable.

The stories were very interesting. The guide was personable and educated.

Interesting information, saw parts of the battlefield we hadnt seen.