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Washington DC

Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC

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Witness the site of the largest battle ever fought on US soil on this day trip from Washington DC to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Relax on a picturesque drive through the Maryland and Pennsylvania countryside. Learn all about the Battle of Gettysburg through a show featuring narration and a detailed miniature military diorama, and visit Cemetery Ridge — where President Lincoln delivered his historic Gettysburg Address. Get insights into the civilian experience of the bloody battle by visiting the restored home of George Washington Shriver.
You'll start at
Union Station
Washington, DC 20002, USAPlease present your voucher(s) at the Gray Line ticket window on the bus level of the parking garage at Union Station. Go to the rear of Union Station and go up an escalator, then out the doors to the parking garage. We are located at the top on the left, inside the Greyhound Building, on the left.
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    Shriver House Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Gettysburg Battlefield
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Gettysburg guided tour from Washington DC
  • Learn facts from a guide that will impress any Civil War buff
  • Take in the beautiful countryside of Maryland and Pennsylvania
  • Includes entry to Gettysburg National Military Park and Shriver House Museum
  • Round-trip transportation from Union Station for easy convenience
What to Expect
For this Gettysburg tour, head to Washington DC’s Union Station to board a comfortable coach bus. Settle into your seat for a scenic ride through Maryland and Pennsylvania to the Civil War battlefield. While you travel, listen to your guide’s engaging commentary about the background of the famous Battle of Gettysburg. Once you arrive at the site, stop first at Shriver House to view a experience a living museum. Take a break for lunch independently (at your own expense) before continuing your tour at the battlefield itself. At the Gettysburg National Military Park, spend time exploring on your own. Take in the film about the battle, and peruse the various exhibits before a tour of the Battlefield. After a full day of history, get dropped back off at Union Station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Union Station, Washington, DC 20002, USA
Departure Time
8:00 AM
10h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Local taxes
  • Tour of Gettysburg Battlefield
  • Entry/Admission - Shriver House Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
  • Entry/Admission - Gettysburg Battlefield
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • If the wheelchair is collapsible (i.e. can fold up) and the passenger is able to walk onto the bus, the passenger can take this coach tour without making any special arrangements
  • If the passenger is confined to the wheelchair, or it is not collapsible, the passenger or their agent will need to contact the tour operator two weeks prior to the departure of their tour to request a coach with a wheelchair lift. The contact details for the tour operator will be on your voucher once you have a confirmed booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Any tour may be canceled if fewer than ten (10) full fares are not sold by scheduled departure time.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
after getting to the bus station at 08.10 am spent a worrying 40 minutes not knowing wether the tour was going to take place due to possible insufficient numbers! once we got on our way we enjoyed the trip and found it extremely interesting
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This trip is overpriced for what it is. If you're able-bodied, I'd recommend getting a rental car and driving for several reasons: - You spend way too long at the Shriver house. - You get 20 minutes at a museum where you could spend hours. If you insist on doing this waste of a
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Excellent tour. It takes all day because of the distance involved, but it is a great first tour of Gettysburg. It is a great overview of what happened at the battle of 3 days. Highly recommend it if you are not a history buff.
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This trip was the highlight of our vacation.... I almost didn’t do it because it was pricey....but worth every penny! Tour guides were great!
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We got up at 6:00 AM, paid $20 for a car to Union Station, found the Gray Line ticket counter- only to be told that there would be no tours that day. No explanation (e.g. bus broke down), no information about how to get money back. We were very disappointed and had been
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h 30m
  • Printed Paper Ticket Required
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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