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Adams County Reimagined: Gettysburg Battlefield’s Pour Tour Shuttle

Adventurers, rejoice! Brand-new from Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours comes our newest partnership with the Adams County Pour Tour. We’re teaming up to bring you this unique experience, combining history and celebration to create an all-encompassing tour around Adams County to the best wineries, distilleries, cideries, and breweries in the area.

Our conveniently scheduled shuttles will whisk you away to selected locations on the Adams County Pour Tour to put together a unique combination of destinations for a truly unique taste of Adams County. There are two routes from which you can choose: The Downtown Crowd, or our Countryside Kin. Continue reading

5 Fun, Family-Friendly, and Factual Things to Do in Gettysburg

sachs covered bridge Now that the fabulous spring weather is finally starting to arrive, we bet you’re itching for a way to get the kids out of the house! Why not go on a trip to historic Gettysburg? Beautifully rich in culture and history, Gettysburg offers a range of activities that shapes up to be fun for the whole family! So, hop in the car and come on over – we bet you’ll even come back for more!

Once you get to Gettysburg, what do you do? Well, we’ve put together a list of six activities, both educational and just plain fun, for you to spend the day (or the weekend!) exploring historic Gettysburg. Continue reading

Planning the Perfect Group Trip: Everything You Need to Know

Group standing in front of a Gettysburg monument

Planning a trip for a large group sounds like a daunting task, but when handled correctly, it can be a simple and rewarding experience. Of course, we would love for you to come and visit us – let the professional group tour organizers at Gettysburg Group Reservations do the planning for you! Or, take these tips and apply them to your next group trip to Gettysburg for the experience of a lifetime!

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WWII in Gettysburg – The People and Places–Every Saturday at 1 PM

Gettysburg Tours, Inc has partnered with the expert guides of Tigrett Leadership Academy to offer a brand new tour showcasing a different side of Gettysburg military history. Ride along and take a look at the people and places that played a part in the Allied victory in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp.  Learn why an intelligence camp was located here, training specialized troops for psychological warfare.

Hear stories of the navy’s map-making operation preparing for the invasion of Japan, and consider the scrap drive that almost took some of the battlefield’s most famous monuments. Find out what sacrifices Gettysburg’s citizens made to help the war effort. Continue reading

Winter Combo Tours Are Best-Kept Gettysburg Secret This Winter

Ghostly Images Thrifty visitors, take note! The existence of our winter combo tours seems to be one of the (unintentionally) best kept secrets in Gettysburg. These ghostly adventures are offered on Saturday nights during the winter season (with two special Sunday options and one Friday option), and beware: when space fills up – they’re gone!

The exciting news, if you’re reading this in early January, is that the season has only just begun. For 2019 these special combo tours are offered on Saturdays starting January 12 at 7:00 PM, and they run all the way through March 16 (weather permitting). The Sunday options for these tours are January 20 and February 17 and the Friday option is February 15. Please note, Ghostly Images is only open Saturdays from 3:00 PM until the time of the tour.

Why do we call them combo tours?

As you probably can guess, each combo tour includes a private tour of the Jennie Wade House AND the Haunted Orphanage. You may have seen these on popular network shows such as: Continue reading

Unsung Civil War Heroes: David McMurtrie Gregg

David McMurtrie Gregg
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When you think about the Battle of Gettysburg, who comes to mind? Probably George G. Meade, the Union general who led the Army of the Potomac to victory after a three-day invasion. Possibly George Custer, the charismatic “Boy General” who may have singlehandedly led the turning point of the Civil War.

But what about the leaders who flew under the radar to help lead the Union troops to victory? One such man is Brigadier General David M. Gregg, who quietly aided some of the revered generals responsible for the Union victory and thus the state of the country as we know it. Continue reading

Benefits of Hiring a Charter Bus

 

charter service flyer with several gettysburg buses If your company or large group is planning a trip, let Gettysburg Group Reservations put together the experience of a lifetime for you! Our charter services go far beyond the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg and can offer transportation to nearby tourist hubs such as Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, or Washington D.C.

Charter bus transportation is a great option for a variety of groups; schools, businesses, tour groups, and even large extended families can enjoy easy, reliable transportation to your exciting destination. But what are some of the benefits you may not have even thought of? Continue reading

Walking in a Winter Wonderland: Winter Tours at Gettysburg

jennie wade house Winter is just around the corner! You may even be seeing a few flurries in your area, too. The holidays are upon us, which means you’re probably looking for fun activities to do with the whole family. Gettysburg Battlefield Tours is gearing up for a fun-filled holiday season with two specialty winter tours to enjoy! Here’s what’s in store for the coming months: Continue reading