How Long Did The Battle Of Gettysburg Last?

If you’ve been studying the history behind the Gettysburg Battlefield, possibly in preparation for an upcoming visit, one of the questions you may be wondering is, “How long did the Battle of Gettysburg Last?” The short answer is:

The Battle of Gettysburg lasted a total of three days, from July 1-3, 1863.

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Best Ways To Tour Gettysburg Battlefield (Something For Everyone!)

Planning a trip to Gettysburg soon? The battlefield is one of the most popular attractions and there are a surprising number of ways to navigate through it. In this post, we’ve highlighted some of the best ways to tour Gettysburg Battlefield whether you plan to go by yourself, as a family, or with a group of friends. But before we get too far, we’d like to answer a question we get a lot, which is “What is THE best way to tour Gettysburg Battlefield?”

While the preferred method of taking the tour varies from person to person, the best way for you to tour the battlefield is with some sort of guidance, whether from an in-person tour guide or from a pre-recorded self-guided audio tour.

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Things To Do In Gettysburg With Kids – Family Friendly Ideas

The town of Gettysburg attracts several million visitors each year, and a large portion of those visitors are families. While some activities in Gettysburg are not ideal for kids, there is a wide selection of family-friendly things to do in Gettysburg with kids that will keep the whole family engaged so you can have a meaningful time and make memories.

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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 the tour.  Adults $24; Children (ages 6-12) $19.  Purchase tickets at 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? Continue reading