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GettysBike Tours

1195 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-7752
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Ranked #3 of 37 Activities in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Jon and I love biking, so we chose the 4 hour Grand Tour of the Gettysburg Battlefields. The Grand Tour was not listed on the website for the day we were going to be in Gettysburg, so I called and spoke with Kelly. Kelly was friendly and helpful, and she didn't waste anytime in finding a way to meet our... More

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My family just did a tour with Bruce and he was great. We had the tour to ourselves (not by design -- no one else signed up), so we could set our own pace. I have a 9- and a 5-year old, and it was definitely too much riding for the 5-yr old. Unless your little one is some kind... More

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Mahopac, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Since I started bike riding three years ago and have been a regular visitor to Gettysburg the last 30 years I decided to look into a private,customized tour that I wanted to do with my adult son who is an avid bike rider and share an interest in history. I contacted GettysBike Tours to discuss a two day tour so... More

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Medford, OR
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Our "Grand Tour" guided bike tour of the historic Gettysburg battle site was more than a scenic bike ride. Guide Bruce entertained us the way I would have liked to have learned history. While not the same as reading Killer Angles, learning about the three day battle and it's cast while seeing the setting made history a vivid learning experience.... More

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Chestertown, Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Even if you're not a die hard cyclist you will enjoy this ride! Take a Gatorade & a protein/energy bar and you'll do fine. The pace is fairly slow. At home, we normally ride 10 miles within an hour. Here you will take 3-4 hours. Lots of stops and lots of interesting facts from the guide. This was our 2nd... More

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London, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We booked this tour based on recommendations from Trip Advisor, and because I had just bought a bike to ride with my husband. You can use one of their bikes which looked excellent and were the same brand as mine. Kelly who booked our tour was there to greet us, and because we were there after Labour Day we were... More

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Chevy Chase
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This review is for Bruce--thanks for an amazing bike tour of Gettysburg this past weekend! We went on the "Grand Tour" and couldn't have been more pleased. Bruce was extremely friendly, and knowledgeable; he answered all the questions we asked him throughout the tour, no matter what the topic. I was so impressed that not only does he have an... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My family of four did the Yanks tour this past Saturday. Bruce was our guide, and he did a masterful job. He knew the history backwards and forwards, including obscure details, and he fielded every single question. Moreover, the battlefield should be seen on a bike if at all possible. The history comes to life as you pedal through the... More

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Halifax, Canada
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31 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is my second review of Gettysbike. I attended a tour last year and when I told my son about it he asked me to take the tour again with him. Our host for the tour was Bruce and there were five of us on the tour. This is the third organized bike tour I have taken – previous ones... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I wanted to get some exercise on this trip, and also let my girls hear some history without being crammed on a bus or car. Gettysbike fit the bill completely! We did the Yanks Tour, which was the one recommended for kids, as some of the other ones are closer to traffic. The route was perfect, a few big hills... More

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