Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation

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10 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Overview

Our Gettysburg Tour is a glimpse into the Civil War Era and provides a detailed review of the events that took place during the Battle of Gettysburg. Your journey begins with a stop at Shriver House Museum, where you will travel back as you walk through the Shrivers' meticulously restored 1860 home. After visiting the Shriver House, you'll enjoy a buffet lunch. From lunch, you'll visit Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, which will introduce you to the Battle of Gettysburg. We'll finish the day with a 2-hour tour of the Battlefield in the comfort of your Motor Coach.

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

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Average 4.42 out of 5 stars based on 344 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
Randy M, Oct 2019 Verified
We really enjoyed our trip to Gettysburg. It was a little hard to find the bus terminal though but we made it in time. Al was a very nice bus driver and tried to gives extra tips on what to look for on the route. He even made us reservations to eat at a place he himself enjoyed. He was great. The actual tour guide was a little hard to follow but some of that might be because not everyone is a history buff.
Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
bdharvie, Oct 2019 Verified

The trip left right on time and our driver, Bob, was excellent. We really enjoyed the tour and stories on the Shriver House and the tour guide for the battlefield, Ray, was awesome. Overall the trip was well worth the price.

Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
Jerry K, Oct 2019 Verified
The sites and tour were great, but be aware that you needed to bring a printed copy of your ticket. This tour was not supported by a mobile app (WTH?!) and it was very inconvenient to find a place to print a ticket as we rented a house with no office equipment.
Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
Gus I, Oct 2019 Verified

Our driver was great! On time, very punctual and kept us on track. We picked up a tour guide at the Gettysburg museum and he rode with us, giving us full details of the battle. Highly recommended.

Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
Peter H, Aug 2019 Verified

I really enjoyed my daytrip from Washington DC to the battlefields of Gettysburg.
The trip included comfortable busride , a stop at Gettysburg Visitor center , A vist at the Shriver House and of couse a two hours guided tour of the battlefield.

I recommend the tour for all interested in American history.
A perfect daytrip out of DC.

Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
ELOISE H, Jul 2019 Verified

Bus ride was comfortable and our driver was informative. It took 2 hours to get there.We were able to get on and off bus to walk around the different battleground sites and monuments. Another reviewer mentioned lunch choices were not appealing, so I packed a picnic thinking we could set up under a tree somewhere and enjoy the view. Unfortunately, we were driven about 2 miles away to a dismal shopping area with a food court. No choice was given. This needs to be re-evaluated. Gettysburg had a few small restaurants that could have worked (our group was about 16). I would prefer to give my lunch business to a local restaurant owner than a food court chain. Guides were all great. Loved what they did and it showed. Overall great experience, except for lunch.

Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
Alan S, May 2019 Verified
An awesome experience - truly Hallowed Ground. Well conducted. The driver was considerate. The Forestry Guide was good.
Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
elizabeth m, Oct 2018 Verified
driver mike not working had to tell him about six times that I couldnt hear him moved seats three times so I could hear the other two in my party could not hear anything he said
Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
Barbara O, Oct 2018 Verified

Great driver. Marvelous your guide. Well worth the trip. Also visit to Shriver house on tour. Rained but didn't dampen the day!

Guided Gettysburg Day-Trip from Washington DC with Lunch & Transportation
Aaron C, Jul 2018 Verified

You can read all the books and watch all the films about Gettysburg but none of that compares to being on the ground, walking the fields, woods and hills that the armies traversed 150 years ago and following the arc of the battle as it moved from west to east through the town. The bus ride was extremely comfortable, the driver was friendly and knowledgeable, and our battlefield guide was so thoroughly versed in the event that the narrative just flowed out of him and he handled every question serenely and securely. We were especially impressed when an elderly gentleman (87) who was in Washington to attend a reunion of Korean War veterans mentioned that he had ancestors who had fought at Gettysburg with the small Florida contingent, and the guide had the driver stop at the Florida regiment monument for a photo opp.

This tour is highly recommended.

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