For tours of the Gettysburg Battlefield, consider hiring a Licensed Battlefield Guide. The standard tour is two hours, but guides are available for extended tours if your group is interested in a more detailed presentation. These guides go with you in your car.
Tour either the National Park or the Historic Town with the Gettysburg Bike Company.
Ask for guide Gerry Eak for your town tours. Gerry is a B&B favorite. He also does morning history programs at the inn.
The Victorian Carriage Company operates out of the farm adjoining our farm on the Gettysburg Battlefield. Imagine being out on the Gettysburg Battlefield on a carriage with a guide who can interpret the battle during your ride.
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Anyone can ride a Segway. Segways balance themselves so you just enjoy the ride. Spend a short lesson before you head out and then enjoy this fascinating way to tour the town and Battlefield of Gettysburg.
Gettysburg Segway Tours
Our own Gerry Eak is a Licensed Town Guide. Book a town tour through the inn. Call 717 334-8804.
Another option is to contact the Guided Historic Walking Tours directly for other guides who are available for town tours.
The Gettysburg Tour Center offers bus tours that leave from the Visitor Center at the Gettysburg National Military Park. The bus tours have either a Licensed Battlefield Guide who narrates the tour or there is a good quality recorded narration. This company offers double decker buses for your tours.
Gettysburg Historic Tours has a line of smaller tour buses. They offer tours with live or recorded narration. They leave from their home base on Steinwehr Ave.
Experience ranger programs & walks, campfire programs, living history & events that assist in preserving & interpreting the Gettysburg Battle. These programs are free for park visitors during the warmer months of the year.
Explore Gettysburg on a Scooter! Try out Scooter and Scoot Coupe rentals. Hourly and daily rates available.
Our in house historian Michael Vice is available to lead guests on regional historical tours to Civil War sites like Antietem and Monocacy Battlefields. Ask for a tour when you set up your reservation.
Mr. Vice is the retired curator of the Gettysburg National Military Park historical museum.
Michael Vice will call you to confirm the details. Rates vary depending on the requirements of the tour. Mr. Vice will call you to design a tour that meets your needs.
The inn recommends Rick Garland's tours of Harper's Ferry as a day trip from Gettysburg. Please contact Rick Garland through his historical tours O' Be Joyfull.
Underground Railroad Tours
This summer, the Historic Preservation Society of Gettysburg – Adams County (HGAC) will once again lead Underground Railroad tours every week at the site of McAllister’s Mill, adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park along the Baltimore Pike. The site, now a ruin with foundations and waterways still visible, was most probably one of the first stops made in Adams County by people seeking freedom on their flight north from slavery. Tours will leave from the south end of the Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf parking lot at 1360 Baltimore Pike every Saturday at 11 a.m. from May through August.
Gettysburg Battlefield Tours
Gettysburg Battlefield Tours is a company that offers several entertaining museums as well as Battlefield bus tours. This company offers package plans including tickets to their museums and tours. This is not the Gettysburg National Military Park. These packages are designed for attractions owned by Gettysburg Battlefield Tours including bus tours, the Hall of Presidents, the Soldiers National Museum, the Jennie Wade House Museum, the Lincoln Train Museum, and Ghostly Images. Museums are focused on entertainment. The Bus Tours are the standard bus tours offered at the National Park Visitor Center. It is not necessary to buy tickets in advance, although it might be convenient if these museums and tours appeal to your group.