We’ll transport you in a luxury vehicle to our Gettysburg Tour.
Gettysburg is famous for the Battle of Gettysburg, fought during the Civil War in July 1863, and was a pivotal moment in American history, a turning point that would shape the nation for generations. The battle is considered one of the bloodiest battles in American history. The Union Army, led by General George Meade, defeated the Confederate Army, led by General Robert E. Lee, after three days of intense fighting.
The battle resulted in over 50,000 casualties and is remembered as a defining moment in American history. Today, Gettysburg is a popular tourist destination for those visitors interested in learning more about the town’s rich history.
President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address at the site of the battle, honoring those who had fought and died there. Today, Gettysburg National Military Park is a memorial to those who gave their lives in the fight for freedom.
Pennsylvania’s rolling hills and fields provide a stark backdrop for the peaceful memorials and monuments that now stand in remembrance of the many soldiers who lost their lives in the fight. Walking through the battlefield, one can almost feel the weight of history bearing down upon them, and it is impossible not to be moved by the sense of sacrifice and bravery that steeps the air. You can imagine the soldiers charging across the open ground, the thunder of cannon fire, and the crack of muskets echoing through the air.
We’ll see some incredible artifacts from the Civil War as well. There were rifles, swords, and even personal items like letters and diaries from soldiers who fought in the battle. It will give you a new appreciation for the sacrifices made during that time.
An expert Gettysburg Tour Guide will lead you in the vehicle on a guided tour of the battlefield which will allow you to see significant monuments such as the Lee and Mead Statues, Peace Memorial and Eternal Flame, with the opportunity to step out at a number of those stops along the way. You will also get a glimpse of the old Colonial Town Center of Gettysburg and get insight into what life was like for the average person then.
- Pick up and return from any DC/Metro location
- Round trip transportation in a luxury vehicle
- The starting point for your Gettysburg visit is a stage-setting film “A New Birth of freedom”
- Visit to the iconic Cyclorama painting where you can stand in the middle of the fury and view of Pickett’s Charge.
- Exploration of the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War
- Lunch at the Visitor’s Center (not included in cost)