Gettysburg: Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour with App


Relive the most important battle of the American Civil War with this riveting self-guided tour, which dives into the strategies, the triumphs, and the failures that defined this historic event.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


  • Highlights
    • Embark on an adventure that brings this historic three-day battle to life
    • Follow in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers during this epic 3-day battle
    • Relive the struggle between the Union and Confederacy that changed the U.S.
    • Learn about the strategies that generals employed to outwit each other
    • Visit the exact sites and locations of critical clashes like Pickett’s Charge
  • Full description
    Feel the heat of the battle on this self-guided tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield. Follow the battle through its 3 days of intense fighting, and see important landmarks like McPherson Ridge, the Valley of Death, the Pennsylvania State Memorial, and much more.
    Just start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app (not get your guide) and purchase the tour. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together!
    As you drive toward your first major landmark, you’ll get an overview of the American Civil War, the leadup to the battle, and the dawning of the first bloody day. Then you’ll reach McPherson Ridge, where Union forces mounted their first defense against Confederate...  more
  • Includes
    • Interactive smartphone app
      Audio guide
      Live offline GPS map
      All-day support line
  • Exclude
    • Transportation
      Parking fees
      National park entry tickets or reservations