Gettysburg is a small town with a huge list of things to see and do!
Gettysburg Battlefield Tours is grateful for partners who share our vision to welcome visitors to the historic, hallowed battlegrounds of Gettysburg, the most important battle of the American Civil War. This destination collaboration makes it possible for history lovers worldwide to fully enjoy the best Gettysburg and its surrounding areas has to offer.
We hope you enjoy your stay in Gettysburg and that it starts with our exciting tours that bring historic events to life. You can purchase bus tour tickets online, at our location, or at the following destinations. Explore them all and see all Gettysburg has to offer!
Stay in Comfort
1863 Inn of Gettysburg (get two bus tour tickets with your stay) – located only steps from Gettysburg National Cemetery, the site where Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address, this inn is family owned and operated. Several amenities include a fitness center, outdoor pool, and complimentary “rise and shine” breakfast.
Artillery Ridge Campground – located on the grounds of the Union Artillery Reserve, this family-friendly campground offers 400 sites for RV camping, tent camping, cabin camping, and equestrian camping. Through an onsite partnership with the National Riding Stable, campers can enjoy guided tours on rescue horses.
Best Western Gettysburg – enjoy contemporary comfort while surrounded by history. Guests receive a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and access to the fitness room, indoor pool, and other amenities.
Brafferton Inn – individually decorated rooms ranging from Colonial to Victorian. Guests enjoy a home-cooked breakfast and afternoon treat, with an invitation to explore its beautiful garden and outdoor deck area .
Country Inn & Suites – A Radisson hotel near some of the most popular historic sites. Guests enjoy an indoor fitness center and pool. Shopping outlets are nearby.
Georges on York Bed and Breakfast – newly remodeled post-Civil War home, featuring five guest rooms, private parking, and full, locally-sourced breakfast. Enjoy this historic inn with contemporary accommodations.
Gettysburg Campground – this nearby, family-friendly campground borders beautiful Marsh Creek, with both shady or sunny RV sites, and tent spots along the creek. Rustic cabins and full-facility cottages are also available.
Quality Inn Gettysburg Battlefield – garden-style hotel overlooking Gettysburg National Military Park and the site of Lincoln’s famous address. Families can enjoy an indoor or outdoor pool, fitness center, and complimentary breakfast.
Granite Hill Camping Resort – a family-friendly 150-acre Civil War era farm offering camping on its woodlands, tree-dotted meadows and grassy rolling hills. Themed weekends and daily activities are offered, including hayrides, bonfires, and nature walks.
Hilton Garden Inn – two miles from the Gettysburg Battlefield and within 10 minutes of the Gettysburg National Military Park and other popular destinations. Guests can enjoy an indoor pool and whirlpool, restaurant, and fitness center.
Holiday Inn Express – two miles from the Gettysburg National Military Park’s Museum & Visitor Center and minutes from Historic Downtown Gettysburg. Guests receive a complimentary hot breakfast at the “Express Start Breakfast Bar”. Families and fitness fans have access to an indoor heated pool and fitness room.
Gettysburg KOA Kampground – Bus tours depart from this KOA daily for the Gettysburg Battlefield and guests can also explore their own self-guided CD tour. This quiet, wooded campground offers heated pool, nature trail, gem mine, fun-bike rentals, shuffleboard, horseshoes, and more.
Super 8 Motel – Wyndham-owned accommodations near the historic military park offering indoor pool, six nearby golf courses, free breakfast, and a shuttle to nearby attractions.
Live the Battle
Gettysburg Battle Theatre – a 30-minute presentation describing battle times and places, army advance and retreat paths, and a complete animation of the three days of battle.
Gettysburg Diorama – a fun and educational presentation of the entire 6,000-acre battlefield at one time, including more than 20,000 hand painted soldiers, horses, cannons and buildings
Gettysburg Heritage Center – The battle story is told through 3-D photographs and programs, artifacts, interactive displays, and story boards from the perspective of civilians who lived in Gettysburg and from the soldiers on the field. Enjoy the award-winning movie, “Gettysburg: An Animated Map,” presented by the American Battlefield Trust.
Lincoln Train Museum – this museum brings railroading history to life and includes the history of President Lincoln’s funeral journey from Washington, DC, to Springfield, Illinois, as well as a ride on a recreated Lincoln Funeral Car.
Seminary Ridge Museum – a personal view of the American Civil War, with three floors of exhibits exposing the dilemmas which led to the Civil War and featuring the work of one of the battlefield’s largest field hospitals.
Eighty-Two Café – enjoy artisan coffee, pastries, and small food items to go or inside this quaint café on Steinwehr Avenue, in the heart of historic Gettysburg.