Gettysburg Full-Day Excursion

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Duration: 10h 30m
Location: Gettysburg Visitors Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania United States | Gettysburg, United States

Category: Day Trips & Excursions

Battlefield narration by an award-winning guide
Experience life through the eyes of a Civil War soldier
Historic relics from the Battle of Gettysburg
Gettysburg Cyclorama, a 360-degree 3-D painting
Chance to see an authentic Civil War soldier's encampment

Guided tour of Gettysburg Battlegrounds
Admission to the Farnsworth House and Gettysburg Visitor Center
Roundtrip transportation by luxury motorcoach from Union Station
Commentary in English


Journey to the hallowed Civil War battlefields in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Explore the Gettysburg Visitor Center on your own, and then take a guided walking tour of the battlegrounds to see what life was like for soldiers in 1863.

Your time in Gettysburg begins with a visit to the Farnsworth House, where you can see remnants left over from the battle and get an introduction to military life during the Civil War. At the new visitor center, watch a 22-minute introductory film, “A New Birth of Freedom,” and then go to the museum to explore the time leading up to the battle of Gettysburg, the battle itself, and the long-lasting effects on the town after the Civil War ended. Then take in the breathtaking Gettysburg Cyclorama.

Longer than a football field and as tall as a 4-story structure, the Gettysburg Cyclorama oil painting immerses visitors in the fury of Pickett’s Charge during the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg. The painting is displayed exactly the way artist originally intended with an overhead canopy and a 3-D diorama foreground realistically featuring broken fences, shattered trees, and a cannon.

The trip concludes with a comprehensive, 2-hour tour of the Gettysburg battlefield. Your tour, led by a licensed battlefield guide, is always unique because different rangers and guides offer varying perspectives on the battle. Licensed battlefield guides train for years and must pass extensive tests administered by the National Park Service to qualify to give tours.

Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Know before you book: Children 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult., Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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