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Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC

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Highlights
  • Gettysburg guided tour from Washington DC
  • Learn facts from a guide that will impress any Civil War buff
  • Take in the beautiful countryside of Maryland and Pennsylvania
  • Includes entry to Gettysburg National Military Park and Shriver House Museum
  • Round-trip transportation from Union Station for easy convenience
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Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC
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Overview
Visit the Civil War’s most famous battle site on this Gettysburg tour that includes round-trip transportation from Washington DC’s Union Station. Relax and enjoy the scenic countryside as someone else handles the navigation. You’ll see everything the area has to offer, as the tour includes admission tickets to both Gettysburg National Military Park and the Shriver House Museum. Hear entertaining historical commentary from your guide about each spot.
What to Expect
For this Gettysburg tour, head to Washington DC’s Union Station to board a comfortable coach bus. Settle into your seat for a scenic ride through Maryland and Pennsylvania to the Civil War battlefield.
While you travel, listen to your guide’s engaging commentary about the background of the famous Battle of Gettysburg. Once you arrive at the site, stop first at Shriver House to view a experience a living museum.
Take a break for lunch independently (at your own expense) before continuing your tour at the battlefield itself. At the Gettysburg National Military Park, spend time exploring on your own. Take in the film about the battle, and peruse the various exhibits before a tour of the Battlefield.
After a full day of history, get dropped back off at Union Station.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an exciting trip. Our driver was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour of the battle field itself was absolutely inspiring. The cost is defiantly worth it. If you come to D.C. you have to include this trip.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank John J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the trip is of course planned within a certain time frame, I didn't feel rushed, although there were several activities (Shriver Museum, Battlefield Museum, Battlefield). Jay, the driver shared much knowledge both of DC and Gettysburg. The tour guide Dave, who joined for the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tsm73
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

From the start of the trip to the end we were looked after by our driver J. We got to Gettysburg and first off went to the Shrivers house which was great as our guide explained dressed in the way they would of been dressed...More

Thank jaynes138
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

Im very happy I included this day tour in my itinerary for DC! We were able to do a old historcal home tour to see how everyday life was during the civil war, we were able to tour the museum and view the Cyclorama at...More

Thank kellymj8
Reviewed November 20, 2018

My family and I booked a tour with Gray Line via Trip Advisor for the Gettysburg Day trip from Washington DC. Our tour was booked on Friday 10/26/18. When we checked in at the Gray Line Window in Union Station, we were informed by Beverly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
9  Thank HGVtravels
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Noel B
September 19, 2018|
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Response from Beth A | Reviewed this property |
Our tour left at 8am and we were back by 6pm.
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kathy-hammond
August 27, 2018|
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Yes, our driver took us to a small local mall with a food court. Several choices available, not fine dining but the food was good. I had the loaded baked potato and my husband had a bar b que sandwich.
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kaytecru
June 9, 2018|
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I was looking for this myself and found the following information from GrayLine: To get to the bus level, you will go to the center rear of Union Station and go up an escalator, then out the doors leading to the parking... More
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