- Guided coach tour of Gettysburg Battlefield
- See important sites on the battlefield including Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, Little Round Top and Devil's Den
- Listen to your guide give a detailed historical account of the Battle of Gettysburg
- Perfect for Civil War buffs!
What You Can Expect
Learn how the opposing troops headed toward each other along the same road, and see battle landmarks including East Cemetery Hill, McPherson Ridge and the Railroad Cut, as well as the Eternal Light Peace Memorial — dedicated on the battle's 75th anniversary.
Hear how Confederate troops attacked Culp's Hill and Little Round Top but were held off by Union soldiers. See Devil's Den, a boulder-strewn ridge where some of the worst fighting occurred. Get a look at Bloody Run — the creek between Little Round Top and Devil's Den that briefly ran red with the blood of fallen soldiers — and the Wheatfield, which was said to be completely covered with the bodies of the dead.
Finally, pass the site of Pickett's Charge, the Confederacy's climactic assault on Union positions on Cemetery Ridge on the last day of the battle. See the farthest point reached in this attack — referred to as the high-water mark of the Confederacy — and learn how the Confederate troops were ultimately forced to retreat.
Halfway through your coach tour, take a restroom and snack break (own expense). Your 2-hour coach tour of major historical sites of the Battle of Gettysburg ends where it began in central Gettysburg. From here, continue exploring on your own before finding your way back to Washington DC.