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GettysBike Tours

1195 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-7752
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Ranked #3 of 34 activities in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Traveler Description: GettysBike Tours is a fun and unique way to experience the battlefields of Gettysburg. They set their customers up with Licensed Battlefields Guides... more »
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

There is surely no better way to see the battlefield than by bike. For a start, it is safe and easy terrain, rolling but not steep, and the surfaces are beautifully smooth and quiet. Unlike a car trip, where you constantly get in and get out, cutting yourself off from the sights, sounds and smells of the open air, with... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We decided to do this on our own, without a guide and so hired two bikes by the hour. We had lots of useful advice and a map. This suited us, as we were happy to do the reading and research ourselves and moving around the battlefield by bike added to our understanding of the terrain. When we got back... More

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Akron, OH
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I have never visited Gettysburg prior to our weekend trip on October 18th. Initially from driving through the area, I was surprised by the expanse of the area and where the fighting took place. But going on the bike tour was such an incredible and educational experience, I would highly recommend this to anyone. We went with our Scout Troop... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My wife and I took the Grand Tour on Wednesday (10/2), during the government 'shut down'. My first comment would be about the people at GettysBike. They were very professional and considerate and did everything with integrity. We discussed the situation before we started the tour and trusted them to do things right. We worked with Kelly on the business... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

We took this bike tour September 19 and couldn't have been more pleased with the experience. First, the customer representative Kelly and the guide Dean were professional, courteous, and friendly. First, Kelly made sure that we were equipped with good bikes.When I commented that mine wasn't shifting smoothly, she got me another bike right away. Our guide was considerate of... More

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PHILADELPHIA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My husband and I took the 'Yanks' tour yesterday afternoon, we couldn't stop talking about how great it was! We arrived and found out we were the only 2 booked for the tour, Kelly signed us in and Bob got us set up with some bikes. He gave us a quick basic rundown of how they worked and some safety... More

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Biloxi
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Of all the tour options offered in the area, I am quite pleased that I chose this avenue. The weather was perfect, the guide extremely informative, and doing something totally out of the norm made the experience even that much more fun. Kelly was excellent at answering all of my questions prior to booking the tour, while our tour guide... More

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Richmnd, VA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We found this family owned business by "googling" bike tours of Gettysburg. Explored their website but did not complete my registration due to questions about rain cancellation, etc. Then I forgot about it, but thankfully they contacted me!!! What a fantastic tour, our guide (wish I could remember his name), was wonderful. We are from VA and the other couple... More

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Chestertown, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This was an awesome ride! The bikes and equipment were excellent, even better than my bike at home. The folks were friendly and informative. Rather than driving around the battlefield, I felt that biking enabled us to be a part of the experience. We took the Yanks tour and except for one hill, it wasn't too strenuous. My wife walked... More

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Hamilton Ontario Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

If you are an average bicycle rider this is an excellent choice to see the battlefields and parts of town. For the most part there is little traffic esp out of town. our guide Bruce was excellent. he was very knowledgeable and rode a nice pace. I great way to stay in shape as well. Our tour was almost 4.5... More

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