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Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours

Address: 778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA
Phone Number: 717-334-6296
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$26*
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90%
Ranked #13 of 43 Activities in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Woodbridge, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We visited Gettysburg with our family and we had a teenager on board. She thought it was the best historical site she's visited in the US so far. I recommend to start with the museum to go on a bus tour equipped with the knowledge, especially, if you're are a foreigner like me. The heroic acts and stories were truly... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

As a civil war buff, my whole adult life I wanted to visit the Gettysburg battlefield. We made reservations with the Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours and boarded a bus with other strangers with a very knowledgeable but a little cocky licensed guide. This allowed all of our party, including our car driver to enjoy and see the whole tour as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was glad I took this tour with my family. The bus driver was awesome and the tour guide was phenomenal!! His knowledge of the battle was like no other. I highly advise to take this your if this is your first time at Gettysburg!

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Cocoa, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We went on the tour that was done by a tour guide. Bus was comfortable and tour was very informative. I would have liked to see more but time was short and husband has difficulty walking.

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Massillon, Ohio, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Battlefield tour guide was excellent. She was very informative and threw in some humor! The two hour trip is well worth the time to hear the history of the battle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took the 10am tour and we had a phenomenal guide. Her name was Christina and she was so well educated about the 3 days of battle. I learned so much and we got to see a lot. The bus only stops at Little Round top, but there are plenty of opportunities to take photos. This is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I loved this tour! Our tour guide and the bus driver were knowledgeable, friendly and funny! It was awesome to see where the Confederates were positioned on the hillside, the many monuments erected in the battlefields, just everything! Great price, too-$30 for a 2 hour bus tour :)

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We only had a short period of time in Gettysburg on our way from Washington DC to Pittsburgh and arrived at the Visitor centre with only enough time to do the Bus tour so we paid and rushed to get the last possible bus we could and boy were we glad we did. Like most folks we had hard of... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My family and I did the double decker bus tour. Word of advice - take a jacket! lol The tour lasted about two hours, and it was incredibly informative. I must admit, I couldn't take everything in the guide was saying to us over the headphones....it's a lot of information in such a short time period. But if you're into... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great tour would thoroughly recommended this tour over using your own car..open top is best but cold scenery is beautiful and monuments are easier to view . Great narrative by the guide. Not too be missed.

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