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“Goosebumps in the way an excellent guide named Steve shared his knowledge and stories. Awesome!”

The Historic Tour Company
Ranked #15 of 31 Tours in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 8, 2012

If I could rate our tour guide, Steve I would give him 5+ ! Steve knew the facts, lay of the land and added dozens of stories to the tour. This outfit is now located inside the Gettysburg Wax Museum. The nostalgic bus only holds about 15 which is nice, however, we only had a group of 6 and the tour was friendly, interactive and relaxed.
Highly recommended!

Thank JohnnySlade
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Reviewed May 22, 2012 via mobile

We did the kids tour. Our tour guide was great and the kids learned alot. The bus was fun!

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Reviewed August 28, 2011

We've been to Gettysburg many times and have used all the different tours, but this one is absolutely the best. Our guide, John, was fantastic. He gave a great introduction about why the battle was fought at Gettysburg to begin with (no one had ever explained that to us before) and he had so many great stories about the battle itself. The Yellowstone buses are great because they just the right size and you really get a very personalized tour. We loved this tour.

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed August 15, 2011

Our guide was awesome. Knowledgeable, animated. BUT...the Yellowstone bus was one of the main reasons we signed up, and it wasn't used. Reason? Maybe it would rain. Didn't make sense then, doesn't make sense now. What does make sense is that the Yellowstone bus was broken, and probably hasn't worked in a while. I say this because the bus we were on wasn't working either, and a Park ranger pulled us over because our lights didn't work. Seems the owner doesn't want to do maintenance, because the Ranger told us the company had been warned before. Also, they left 25 minutes after the promised start time

Thank jonchaley
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Reviewed June 28, 2011

We had scheduled our tour with The Historic Tour Company in Gettysburg for June 21st, but had a gap in the day. We asked if we could move our tour up a day and they were very accommodating for us.
Once aboard the bus, our guide, Wes, gave us an overview of why the Civil War was fought and why there was a battle in Gettysburg. Our family on this tour consists of me, my husband and our two of our children, 18 and 8. As the bus started we were guided through the town and showed the route that the rebel soldiers took into Gettysburg. The bus let us off for a break at the museum, and after the break our guide showed the kid on the bus how a cannon and musk were loaded and fired. The kids enjoyed the demonstration and got to be part of it. The second stop was at Little Round Top. What a view! The monuments in this town are numerous, but each one is fitting for the action that took place.
Great tour! Thanks Wes for sharing your knowledge and love of Gettysburg with us.

Thank funchion
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