First Haunted Bus Tour Saturday, May 29th, 2021

To add to this adventure and give our guests what they want in a tour we are adding an unexpected twist and scare to the traditional “BUS TOUR”. On this 1 hour 45 minute journey you will still depart the bus at the Sachs Bridge and starting this year at The Gettysburg College for tales of the unexplained. Depart the bus two times during tour.  Adults $24; Children (ages 6-12) $19.  Purchase tickets at https://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/ghost-tours/ or call (717) 334-1156.  Tour begins at Gettysburg Tours, 778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

Ghostly Images Jennie Wade/Haunted Orphanage Combo Tour

The Ghostly Images Jennie Wade/Haunted Orphanage Combo Tour is held Saturday nights beginning January 16th, 2021 (weather permitting) through Saturday, March 13th, 2021.  Space is limited so get your tickets early.  This tour takes you INSIDE both the Jennie Wade House and the Haunted Orphanage.   Cost:  $15 per person.

Daily operation begins on Friday, March 19th, 2021.

How Long Does It Take To Tour Gettysburg Battlefield?

If you’re planning a day trip (or longer) to Gettysburg, it’s important to know how long various attractions take to visit so that you can fit everything into your schedule. There is plenty to do in the town of Gettysburg, but the battlefield is one of the most popular attractions. So you’re probably wondering, how long does it take to tour Gettysburg Battlefield?

It takes approximately 2 hours to take a tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield on a bus tour. If you plan to go through the battlefield without a tour guide, it could take up to 8 hours especially if you plan to walk part of it. That said, most self-guided tours can be finished in 3-5 hours or less, depending on how long you stay at each stop.

To help you better plan your visit, we’ve compiled the top questions our staff gets asked most often. Continue reading

Gettysburg Battlefield Map – Interactive, Animated, and Paper Copies

Finding your way around the Gettysburg Battlefield can be a little challenging, especially if you’re by yourself without a tour guide. Whether you plan to guide yourself through the battlefield or join us for a bus tour with a licensed guide, we strongly recommend studying a Gettysburg Battlefield map ahead of time, and having one handy while you’re on the tour. Continue reading

Christmas Gift Ideas For The Whole Family – Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Finding the perfect Christmas gifts for those you love can be stressful! That’s why we’ve put together this handy list of Christmas gift ideas for the whole family – for the kids, for parents, for grandparents, or for others in your immediate or extended family.

Keep reading for ideas and inspiration, and don’t forget to consider “experiential” gifts too, such as gift cards to events, classes, tours, massage, etc. Sometimes those are the most meaningful gifts of all! Continue reading

A Civil War Christmas: The Only Civilian Death of the Gettysburg Battle

jennie wade house mantel decorated for christmas Jennie (Mary Virginia) Wade, a seamstress living in Gettysburg during the mid-19th century, pines for the love of her life, Johnston (Jack) Skelley, an Army soldier of 87th Pennsylvania. He is in Virginia fighting for the Union.

In July of 1863, the Confederate Army, led by Gen. Robert E. Lee of Northern Virginia, launches the Gettysburg Campaign, and the rages of war envelope the town. Civilians are caught between the battlefronts and forced inside to seek shelter in their basements. Continue reading