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Gettysburg: Battlefield Tour in Horse-Drawn Carriage

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Gettysburg: Battlefield Tour in Horse-Drawn Carriage

From $39 per person

Ride across the site of the Battle of Gettysburg in a carriage with a licensed guide. Watch as the story of this epic battle unfolds before your eyes.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Be a part of the action on this carriage tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield
  • Gain an up-close understanding of this complex battle with a licensed guide
  • Listen to an engaging surround sound narrative with music and sound effects
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the battlefield and the surrounding area
Full description
Take a horse-drawn carriage tour of the South Central Battlefield of Gettysburg, and explore the site where the soldiers of the Union and Confederacy engaged in one of the greatest battles of the American Civil War at the beginning of July 1863. During the tour, feel the story of this epic 3-day battle unfold before your eyes. Journey along some of the most heavily traveled areas from the battle's second and third days, and appreciate how the topography of this now-peaceful farmland influenced the battle. Hear the story of the battle play out in a surround sound narrative, produced in a studio with musical interludes and cannon fire sound effects by a licensed battlefield guide. Enjoy an exciting narrative that will keep even the kids engaged. On top of learning about history, soak up plenty of panoramic views of the battlefield as you drive through the Peach Orchard and past the Pennsylvania Memorial, as well as view the National Cemetery from afar.
Includes
  • Guided battlefield tour in a horse-drawn carriage
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Your carriage ride departs from Gettysburg Heritage Center located next to the Appalachian Brewing Company. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. Allow yourself enough time to find parking and to check in.

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What to bring

  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This is an outdoor activity so you will be exposed to the day's weather conditions. Please dress appropriately as this activity takes place rain or shine.
  • There is free parking behind the meeting point building.
  • Allow yourself enough time to find parking and to check in.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Paul was an excellent speaker, humorous with seriousness when appropriate, knowledgeable and timed the talk with the walk very well. Our horses and drivers were also very good.

July 24, 2021

The tour running behind and was not notified. When we asked about the delay they could not give us a definite time??

September 6, 2021

September 11, 2021

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Product ID: 398412