Gettysburg, site of the famous battle that marked the turning point of the Civil War in 1863, is a quaint little town steeped in history that has shaped our nation. Don't miss all that there is to see and do in Gettysburg. Contact us to plan your Gettysburg Bus Tour.
The Gettysburg Visitor's Center and Museum is a great place to start your journey through historic Gettysburg. Watch the film, "A New Birth of Freedom" and be swept away through the epic story of the battle of Gettysburg. See the Cyclorama, the nation's largest painting. This 100+ year old oil painting is longer than a football field, taller than a 2-story building, and places you in the midst of of the fury with a 360 degree view of Pickett's Charge. Browse through the Museum featuring a huge collection of Civil War artifacts and many interactive displays.
The Battlefield Tour brings the history of the famous 3-day Battle of Gettysburg to life. Hear countless stories about the famous Battle of Gettysburg as you take in the breathtaking landmarks, terrain, vistas and monuments. Your tour will be conducted by a Battlefield Guide, licensed by the National Park Service as a historic interpreter of the major events that occured during the famous battle of 1863.
Eisenhower Farm, a National Historic Site, is the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders. With its peaceful setting and view of South Mountain, it was a much needed respite from Washington and a backdrop for efforts to reduce Cold War tensions. The interior of the house contains the original furnishings belonging to Dwight & Mamie Eisenhower.
The Shriver House Museum depicts the civilian experience during the Battle of Gettysburg. Located in the heart of Gettysburg's downtown historic district, a guided tour of the museum includes every room in the meticulously restored 1860 house, a visit to an authentic Confederate sharpshooters nest as well as Shriver's Saloon.
Enjoy a fabulous fine dining experience in the ambience of an authentic Inn that's been in continuous operation since 1757. From the hospitality of the Innkeeper, to the friendliness of the staff, your meal is sure to be a memorable experience. The experience gets even better as you are served dessert and visited by "General & Mrs Lee". These skilled impersonators will interact with you and take you back in time to 1863.
The Gettysburg National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 3,500 Union soldiers killed in the Battle of Gettysburg. Numerous monuments stand within the cemetery to commemorate the Union and Confederate Troops who fought in there. At the cemetery's dedication on November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln rose to deliver "a few appropriate remarks", now famously known as the Gettysburg Address. A monument stands on the site where President Lincoln delivered the Address.
Take a candlelight walking tour through the streets of Gettysburg... if you dare! Hear stories about disembodied voices being recorded and a child seen roaming the streets a century after his death. Visit the County Courthouse which filled with wounded soldiers during the battle and now holds visitors from another world. See the church were so many amputations occurred that they had to drill holes in the floor to let the blood run out and where a spectral undertaker continues to walk to the nearby cemetery.
Ghosts aren't the only spirits in Gettysburg! Gettysburg and the surrounding countryside offers a variety of boutique wineries and distilleries where you can sample award winning wines and unique brews Enjoy a tasting experience or schedule an entire day to hop from one tasting experience to another!