Washington to Gettysburg Battlefield Tour


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Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the car. Cupola at Lutheran Seminary not ADA compliant. Most battlefield sites accessible.

Maximum travelers: 6



Take a Staffride at the High Tide Battle of the Civil War

Get picked up at your lodging point in Washington or Gettysburg for a tour of the Gettysburg battlefield conducted by a twenty-year military veteran. Visit the cupola at the Lutheran Seminary to get General Buford's view of the environs. Experience key points of the three day battle including Little Round Top, the Peach Orchard, the Angle, and General Armisted's farthest advance during Pickett's charge. Perfect for the novice or those with seasoned study.


Assuming a 0800 start:

0800-0945. Transit from DC to Gettysburg
0945-1000. Gettysburg Visitors Center.
1000-1015. Transit
1015-1100. Lutheran Seminary Cupola
1100-1130. Lutheran Seminary Museum
1130-1140. Transit.
1140-1210. Buford statue, John Burns statue, Iron Brigade, Reynolds' death.
1210-1310. Lunch
1310-1350. Confederate Avenue and state monuments. Pickett's charge departure points.
1350-1400. Devil's Kitchen
1400-1430. Little Round Top. 20th Maine.
1430-1530. Devil's Den. Peach Orchard
1530-1630. The Angle. High Water Mark
1630-1815. Transit to DC

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Lodging point in DC or Gettysburg area or agreed to point in between.

End location: Return to lodging point.

Duration: 10 hours 30 min.


2017 Buick Enclave

What’s Included

Transportation to Gettysburg in a 2017 Buick Enclave from lodging point within Washington, DC, Alexandria, VA, Arlington County, VA, Gettysburg, PA, or community between Washington and Gettysburg and return. Guide services.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 USD - Lunch and souvenirs.

What’s Extra


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