Gettysburg Day Tour: Historic Exploration from DC
31 Ratings

Embark on a journey to the American state of Pennsylvania! Dive into the rich history of Gettysburg’s National Military Park. Take a tour of downtown Gettysburg. Delve into the stories of Gettysburg and the influential Battle. Your route:

Washington D.C. → Gettysburg National Military Park (4 hours) → Downtown Gettysburg (1 hour) → Washington D.C.

Duration: 10 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Gettysburg National Military Park - The Gettysburg National Military Park protects and interprets the landscape of the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966. Many of the park’s 43,000 American Civil War artifacts are displayed in the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center. It features a new park Visitor Center, the 24,000 square foot Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War, a new gallery to display the restored Cyclorama Painting, two theaters for a new 22-minute film.
What's Included
  • Transportation in professional vehicles tailored to group size
  • Expert Driver-Guide services included
  • Admission to Cyclorama, Gettysburg Museum, and Battlefield Bus Tour
  • Tickets for ‘A New Birth of Freedom’ film (22 minutes)
What's Not Included
  • Food and beverage.
  • Gratuities
  • Parking is not available at pick up point.The cost of transportation to/from the place of departure.
  • Personal expenses and other expenses not listed in the Cost Includes.
  • Booster seats are required for kids under 8 years old. Booster rental service for $10/seat/day.
Additional Information
    1. Customer under 18 years old MUST be accompanied by at least one adult. In consideration of the guest safety, pregnant women are only allowed to join the tour if pregnant for 24 weeks or less by the end of the trip.
    1. Please be sure to provide accurate and complete information upon booking. This includes name, gender, valid contact information (preferably a mobile phone), accurate tour location, etc., This helps to avoid any errors upon the reservation because errors affect travel. Any losses due to inaccurate or invalid information will be at your own cost and the company will not be held responsible.
    1. Any guests that have already purchased their own tickets or have a city PASS will not be able to use it on the tour. Please understand that you must purchase the admission tickets through our company in order to participate. For the optional admission tickets, you will reserve it from the tour guide directly. The tour guide will make this arrangement for you. As a tour group, it is highly suggested to make a reservation together rather than individually in order to get into an attraction. We greatly appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Thank you again for choosing to tour with us! 
    1. During the actual trip, the tour guide or driver has the right to appropriately adjust the tour sequence, stay time or assembly time of scenic spots according to the weather, traffic, and other conditions to ensure the smooth progress of the trip.
    1. If the scenic spots are temporarily closed or closed on a particular holiday, etc., the tour guide will adjust the appearance according to the actual situation or replace the location with another scenic spot to ensure the richness of the itinerary. The opening hours and capacity limits of certain attractions and national parks will be subject to change from time to time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the operating hours and capacity restrictions have an impact on the itinerary, it shall be regarded as force majeure. Thank you for your understanding.
    1. Children under the age of 8 require a booster seat in order to participate in the tour group. JUPITER LEGEND Corporation and Ctour Holiday provide the rental service for $10.00/person/day. Please make a request when booking the itinerary so that we may have the booster seat ready in advance. Please understand that the violations and fines are borne by the guests themselves. There is no need for a booster seat for bus travel on the day of travel, and the fee can be refunded to the guest.
    1. Normal health conditions are required to participate and enjoy our full itineraries. Contact us for specific policies or information regarding passengers with disabilities who do need to provide advance notification to make a reservation. JUPITER LEGEND Corporation and Ctour Holiday do not guarantee a wheelchair lift-equipped bus and/or seating availability to disabled passengers without prior notification and approval.
    1. We may alter these terms and conditions from time to time and post the new version on the website. It is your responsibility to check it on the website regularly and prior to making a reservation. Unless specifically stated otherwise herein or required by law, JUPITER LEGEND Corporation shall not be liable for any consequential, compensatory, indirect, incidental or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the performance of its obligations under these terms and conditions.
    1. This product is a group activity. If you choose to leave the group, please inform in advance, and obtain the consent of the tour guide. You need to sign the departure agreement form and the unfinished part will be regarded as your own abandonment. The group fee will not be refunded.
    1. Gift items in the itinerary that cannot be given away due to force majeure factors such as traffic and weather conditions or personal reasons may be subject to change. Please understand that the fees will not be refunded.
610 F St NW
F Street Northwest
Cancellation Policy

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

Customer Ratings
(31 Ratings)
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Jan 7, 2024
Gettysburg Delight - We had a fabulous driver Amy, who spent the day up there with us. We explored all over the actual site with a great parks guide, and were able to explore the downtown area as well. Simply loved this tour and the introduction to a great piece of history
Review provided by Viator
Nov 14, 2023
The driver was very nice.... - The driver was very nice. Going to Gettysburg was a fun time. I love history and I learned a lot. Thank you
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Oct 29, 2023
Wonderful tour with knowledgable guide - My mum and brother went on this tour and absolutely loved it. The guide (Christina?) was so knowledgable, they said there wasn't anything that they could ask that she wouldn't be able to answer. They got back a little late due to traffic (around 5pm) but everything went really smoothly apart from that and they'd definitely recommend this tour!
Review provided by Viator
Oct 20, 2023
Emi was a great guide. ... - Emi was a great guide. Arrived at pickup location on time and was knowledgeable of the sights we saw along the route.
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Oct 17, 2023
Gettysburg battlefield visit - A great trip, EMI our driver and guide was excellent, even returned a book that I left on the bus. Good crowd of people on the tour, the Gettysburg site is excellent and seeing the battlefield was worth the trip. Thank you Emi.
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Oct 12, 2023
Emi was the best - Our driver Emi was the best. She did everything to make our tour a very special experience. Would recommend her to everyone doing tours, thank you Emi for the wonderful tour experience
Review provided by Viator
Sep 25, 2023
Brilliant! - Amazing day! Bus from DC on time. Battlefield tour was fantastic! Les, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and made the experience as easy and enjoyable as possible considering the bad weather. Gettysburg Museum was also very good, and the Cyclorama was just phenomenal. Thoroughly enjoyed and would highly recommend!
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Mar 10, 2024
Great day in Gettysburg! - There is so much to see and do on this one day tour. I’d personally rather spend more time in the new Gettysburg visitor museum than go into the shops in town. Tour leader and bus driver were excellent. Amy did a great job of getting us there and back to the city.
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Jan 14, 2024
Scary drive to Gettysburg. - The tour once we got to Gettysburg was excellent. However, the driver of the van that took us from Washington DC to Gettysburg was inexperienced, and many times my family and I were concerned for our safety. Please ensure your drivers are well trained and safe. Also, the pick up location for this tour was not in a good location. It was not well marked, and there were several large trucks parked next to the curb so the van had to double park in order to load us. Not convenient or safe for elderly passengers. This was in stark contrast to the Mt Vernon Viator tour we took 2 days earlier that picked us up outside a major hotel where we could wait inside. Plus that driver was excellent and well informed about the history of the areas we were driving through on our way to Mt Vernon.
Review provided by Viator
Sep 26, 2023
Battlefield portion disappointing - The museum (film and cyclorama) and introductions were wonderful and informative. The battlefield tour was disappointing. The air conditioning on the bus was noisy, and I was stuck in back. I asked if anything could be done so those of us in back could hear and the response was "we will do our best." No, they did not do their best. I didn't hear much, and eventually just gave up. The driver to and from Gettysburg was fantastic! She returned to one of the last battlefield stations and allowed additional time before going on to town.
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up to 12 guests
1 Adult
April 2024