Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
Gettysburg comes alive for new visitors and buffs alike in this self-guided audio tour. It offers a gripping journey through the Gettysburg battlefield following the official National Park Auto Tour route. Actor Stephen Lang’s stunning performance brings alive the story of the battle and Lincoln’s nation-changing address. The audio tour is downloaded to the HereStory GPS enabled mobile app for Apple iOS or Google Android smartphones and tablets along with three compact disks. The tour covers all three days of the battle with three tour options ranging from 2-3 hours. The companion 72 page full color guidebook is packed with art, photos, text and more. The 14 full color maps are stunning, easy to understand and feature panoramic orientation guides to help visitors quickly get their bearings.
“This brilliant and moving story will fascinate the first-time visitor and the history buff alike.”
Doris Kearns-Goodwin, Author
“The whole battle comes alive in telling detail and suburb overview: a living, breathing, thrilling experience of what happened. I can’t recommend it enough.”
Ken Burns, Filmmaker