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.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
Private Guides tested and licensed by the National Park Service provide personalized tours to the Gettysburg area and battlefield. The oldest professional guide service in the United States, the Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guides have been providing tours to visitors to our community since 1915. Step back in time in the comfort of your own vehicle and let your Licensed Battlefield Guide bring to life one of history's most famous battles.
Visitors can reserve guides in advance or request a guide at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. When reserving a guide, visitors can ask that the guide focus on specific topics, days of the battle, troops from specific states and extended tours. Tours can also be tailored to the audience, including students, history enthusiasts and first time visitors.
Tours are available from 8 am to dusk.