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“Gettysburg National Military Park”

Gettysburg National Military Park
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$150.00*
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Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC
Ranked #1 of 82 things to do in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Battle of Gettysburg, a turning point in the Civil War, was the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion," Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address."
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Could do the park in the car and stop whenever we wanted.Very large, would recommend a tour bus, or car.

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

My husband and I started with a bus tour that began at the Visitor Center. Our guide was great and we feel like the tour gave us a good understanding of the Battle and battlefields. We also enjoyed the film and cyclorama also at the Visitor Center.

Thank Jill D
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Knowledgeable tour guides on air conditioned buses. The park is huge so if it is hot I recommend the air condition bus tours. It was between 95 and 100 when we visited.

Thank j c
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

a lot of walking. movie and cyclorama were fantastic. food and refreshments were greatly over charged

Thank Jack H
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We started our tour of the battlefield by taking a guided bus tour. It was a nice place to start. The tour guide was very good..

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