Shiloh National Military Park Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour: Explore Major Civil War Battle Site
2 Ratings
Immerse yourself in the history of the Civil War with a self-guided driving audio tour of Shiloh National Military Park. Explore major battle sites and learn about the key figures and events that shaped the war.
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center - Welcome to Shiloh! Today, we’ll learn all about the Civil War battle that once razed these fields and about the landmarks that testify to its ferocity. Your starting point is the Shiloh Visitor Center, at 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road. If you’re not there already, you should head there now.
What's Included
  • Automatic GPS-enabled storytelling for a hands-free experience.
  • Includes full itinerary with travel tips, professional narration, videos, text, and hidden spots.
  • Purchase once per vehicle, offering cost savings over individual or bus tours.
  • Offline access to GPS maps, routes, and step-by-step directions.
  • Private touring in personal or rental car, with the freedom to take breaks as desired.
  • Easy app installation with Action Tour Guide App link and password provided.
  • Flexible and reusable tour with no expiry, use any day or time, and extend over multiple days.
What's Not Included
  • Attraction passes, entry tickets, or reservations
Additional Information

Return to the site of one of the Civil War’s first major battles with this self-guided driving tour of Shiloh National Military Park! Get to know familiar figures like General Sherman before they became the seasoned veterans they are remembered as. Visit the Hornet’s Nest and Grant’s Last Line as you relive the chaos of battle with blow-by-blow narration. Discover why a single bullet fired at Shiloh may have changed the course of the entire war.

Recommended: purchase only one tour per car. Everyone can listen at the same time!

After booking, you can check your email before downloading the Tour Guide App by Action, enter your unique password, and access your tour. The preceding steps require good internet/wifi access. Simply follow the audio instructions and the route from there.

There is no expiration

This is not an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.

  • How to access: Once you book a tour, you’ll get a confirmation email and an instructions email. Follow the instructions right away: • Download the app • Enter the password • Download the tour • MUST DO while in strong wifi/cellular
  • How to start the tour: Once onsite, open the Action’s Tour Guide App: • If there is just one tour, launch it. • If there are multiple tour versions, launch the one with your planned starting point and direction. • Go to the starting point. (Note: no one will meet you at the start. This tour is self-guided). • The audio will begin automatically at the starting point. If you face audio issues, visit the FAQ. • Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience.
  • Amazing savings: • Driving Tours: Save money by purchasing a single tour for the entire vehicle, avoiding individual fees per person like on a bus tour. Connect your phone to the car speakers to share the audio.
  • Flexibility and Convenience: • Use the tour app anytime, on any day, and over multiple days. It’s perfect for tailoring your exploration and revisiting your favorite spots on future trips. • Start and pause the tour whenever you like, taking breaks and exploring side excursions at your own pace, free from the constraints of a group.
  • Comprehensive Tour Experience: •The app provides a full itinerary, travel tips, narrated audio stories, scripts, images, videos, and recommendations for additional activities. • Enjoy a private experience without the crowds, ideal for personalized stops and photo opportunities.
  • Ease of Use and Accessibility: • The app is hands-free and activates stories via GPS, offering support through call, chat, or email. • There is no need for a continuous cell or Wi-Fi connection as the GPS map works offline.
  • Memorable Keepsakes: • Utilize the app’s images to create a photo book or share on social media, ensuring you have high-quality, crowd-free memories from your trip.
  • Preparation: • After booking, download the app and the tour using a strong Wi-Fi connection. • Review the tour at home before your trip for a better experience.
  • Starting the Tour: • Open the app upon arrival at your destination. • Select the appropriate tour based on your starting point. • Head to the starting location; the audio will begin automatically. • Follow the suggested route and adhere to the speed limit for an optimal experience. • By following these instructions and taking advantage of the app’s features, users can enjoy a personalized, flexible, and in-depth exploration of their destination at their own pace and convenience.
Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center
Pittsburg Landing Road
After booking the tour, search your email for the phrase "Set up your self-guided tour now." Follow these instructions NOW to finish setting up the tour while you have Wi-Fi/data. Do NOT wait until you are onsite.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Apr 12, 2024
Enjoyed the experience. - Honestly I wasn't expecting so much stories and insights into the battle. For anyone interested in the civil war stories this tour is a must. Great experience using the app as well. Easy, once you know how to navigate through the stops.
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up to 4 guests
June 2024