Gettysburg: 2-Hour Licensed Battlefield Guided Carriage Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 2 hours
Ride back in time on horseback to July of 1863 in the Gettysburg Battlefield. Uncover important details about and insights into the war, soldiers, and local residents terrified of the death and destruction happening around them.
Get ready to be immersed in history as you ride along, learning the intricacies of the greatest Civil War battle. See, feel and experience Gettysburg using an authentic Civil War mode of transportation—a horse—and explore many areas of Gettysburg National Military Park.
Ride behind the Virginia Monument (the area where General Robert E. Lee waited for his returning troops after Pickett's Charge). Follow the path to the historic Spangler Farm and enjoy a panoramic view of the Peach Orchard and Little Round Top off in the distance.
Cross the Emmittsburg Road onto the Union sid...
My son and I are novice riders. The staff is very understanding and helpful with with riders. The horses are well mannered and are very forgiving. We had a great time.
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We took the 2 hour horse drawn carriage ride and would highly recommend it! You have great visibility and the guide was terrific. Taking the tour on our first day laid the groundwork for great understanding of the battle. We experienced 89 degree temps with slight breeze and yet we were not terribly uncomfortable. The soldiers at Gettysburg were carrying their gear, wearing woolen uniforms in 92 degree heat! Highly recommend making this part of your first day at Gettysburg!
The narrator of this guided tour of Gettysburg was amazing. His knowledge of this deadly 3 day battle was bar none. The carriage crew were also incredible. They handled their horse team with skill. They also assisted people with disabilities getting on and off the carriage. I highly recommend taking this tour first then do your own driving tour.
We had a wonderful time. The gals that were in charge of the horses, truly love those big beautiful animals. Our guide was so knowledgeable about the battles that took place in Gettysburg, you could almost envision what was going on during those three days. I highly recommend doing this tour if you find yourself in Gettysburg.
The tour was excellent, the carriage tour is very interesting, You can see the statues better and the guide was very knowledgeable.
Very inform and easy to listen to. Learned many new facts and insights. Well worth the time and great weather too!