Gettysburg Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour
by Action Tour Guide
Before beginning your battlefield tour,
Welcome to the narrated self-driving tour of the Battle of Gettysburg, the most important battle of the Civil War! Here, Union forces staged a nearly impossible defense against Confederate attackers and won! Drive in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers, re-live the battle strategies of the key Gettysburg generals, and embark on an adventure that brings this historic three-day battle to life. This self-guided audio & GPS tour allows you to explore Gettysburg’s historic wonders with maximum flexibility, safety, and value.
Purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen at the same time!
Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour. When you arrive, drive to the Gettysburg Heritage Center (297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325). Once there, launch the app and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience.
Download the App & Save!
■ Plays automatically
The app knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays audio automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line.
■ Fascinating stories
Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear.
■ Works offline
No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while taking the tour. Download over Wi-Fi/Data Network before your tour.
■ Freedom of travel
No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like.
■ Award-winning platform
The app developers received the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use it for over a million tours/year.
What our visitors say...
"Added incredible context to what would have otherwise have been a simple drive through the fields. Listening to the descriptions, I felt like I could see the battles in front of me! It gave me chills to know that I was driving along the same path that the soldiers had taken."
Worth every penny!!!
"Succinct but comprehensive stories of the battlefield, the generals, and the armies movements. Worked very well during the entire drive, no GPS issues or audio mishaps. Images and videos were a big help."
"Great driving tour of Gettysburg. Everything ran smoothly. Content was excellent - very informative and entertaining. I liked that I could dive deeper for more information while my wife was perfectly happy with the high level information. Highly recommend for all levels of interest."