Welcome to the narrated driving tour of the Battle of Gettysburg, the most important battle of the Civil War. Here, Union forces staged a nearly impossible defense against Confederate attackers--and won!
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Mobile ticketing
- Use your phone or print your voucher
- Valid 1 month
- from first activation
- Instant confirmation
- Optional audio guide
- Embark on an adventure that brings this historic three-day battle to life
- Follow in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers during this epic 3-day battle
- Re-live the intense and violent clashes between the Union and Confederacy to win control at Gettysburg
- Learn about the key strategies that Union and Confederate generals enacted against each other
- Witness the exact sites and locations of famous battles, including Little Round Top and Pickett’s Charge
- Self-guided tour via an app
- Unique password (sent by email) for access to the app
- Live GPS map on your phone
- Audio narration
- Written text explanations
- Route from stop to stop
- List of stops along the route
- Food or drinks
- Entry to paid attractions
- Vehicle rentals
- You must bring your own headphones
- You are required to bring and wear a mask
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Prepare for the activity
The details below may change if you update your current selection:
This is a self-guided tour. It begins at the Gettysburg Heritage Center. Be sure to check your email before you begin driving to download the tour app, enter your unique password, and access your tour. From there, simply follow the audio instructions and the route.Open in Google Maps ⟶
What to bring
- Charged Smartphone
- * Your own vehicle
- Power bank
Know before you go
- This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you. The tour app functions as a guide, an audio tour, and a map all in one.
- Please arrange for a vehicle before you take the tour. You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person.
- After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the app needed to take the tour and a unique password to access the tour within the app.
- This tour has been developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists.
- Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms.
- This tour is valid forever, from the moment of booking. You will not need to change the booking if your travel plans change.