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Gettysburg: Private Tour with Licensed Battlefield Guide

1. 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.

From Washington DC: Gettysburg Battlefield Private Tour

2. 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 two-hour 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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What people are saying about Gettysburg

Our battlefield guide Rich was absolutely wonderful! He adjusted the tour a little to accommodate our children and added a stop at a Michigan monument as we are from there. I can’t recommend this tour enough! He gave us such a comprehensive overview of the entire battle and we learned a lot! If you are coming to Gettysburg, book this tour! You won’t regret it.

Truman (our guide) was amazing! he really helped us envision what took place on the battlefield of Gettysburg! We learned so much and he made the experience quite memorable! I would highly recommend a private tour!

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.

Richard was incredibly knowledgeable and took me through each day of Battle with a mastery of the historical fact beyond comprehension. Best tour ever!

Private guide is the only way to go. Truman was awesome. So knowledgeable. And patient (if you have the little ones)