Gettysburg Battlefield self-guided driving tour
Activities

Gettysburg Battlefield self-guided driving tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Embark on an adventure that brings the historic three-day battle at Gettysburg to life
  • Follow in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers during the epic battle
  • Explore the exact sites and locations of famous battles, including Little Round Top and Pickett’s Charge
  • Learn about the key strategies that Union and Confederate generals enacted to outwit each other
What to expect

This self-guided audio and GPS tour allows you to explore Gettysburg’s historic wonders with maximum flexibility, safety, and value. Simply hop in your own car, get the tour guide app set up on your phone, and get started. All audio plays automatically based on location.

The tour follows the intense 3-day battle at Gettysburg chronologically. It begins at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, where you learn about the lead-up to the battle. Then, you’ll explore McPherson’s Ridge, the site of the first skirmish of the first day. From there, you continue past the Railway Cut, Iverson’s Pits, and Seminary Ridge until you reach the end of Day 1.

As you continue to follow the route, begin Day 2 with an exploration at Little Round Top, Devil’s Den, the Peach Orchard, and Culp’s Hill. Day 3 then begins with the infamous Pickett’s Charge. This comprehensive tour ends at the Gettysburg Cemetery, where you hear Lincoln’s poignant Gettysburg Address.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Self-guided tour taken via the local operator app
    • Unique password (sent by email/text) for access to the app
    • Live GPS map on your phone
    • Audio narration
    • Text explanations
    • List of the entire route from stop to stop
    What's not included
    • Entrance tickets to paid attractions
    • Vehicle rentals
    • Food and drinks
    • Parking
    Where

    Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325

    What to remember
    • This is a self-guided tour; no guide will accompany you
    • Before you start driving, be sure to download the local operator app and enter your unique password for access to the audio tour
    • Please bring your own headphones and smartphone
    • You will need to have a vehicle before you take the tour
    • You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person
    • Downloading and accessing the app requires roaming data and/or good WiFi
    • Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    ACTION TOUR GUIDE LIMITED
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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