Gettysburg: Horse-Drawn Carriage Battlefield Tour

Gettysburg: Horse-Drawn Carriage Battlefield Tour

Activity provider: Horse Tours of Gettysburg
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From US$ 67.56 per person

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Take a ride back in history on a tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield in a horse-drawn carriage with a guide. Learn about the Civil War and the famous battle that took place here.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Feel the wind in your hair as you sit in the open-top carriage
  • Immerse yourself in the most important battle of the Civil War
  • Make history fun with this memorable way to discover Gettysburg
  • Benefit from your guide's undivided attention and experience
  • Explore the Gettysburg Battlefield in an antique horse-drawn carriage
Full description

Experience the Gettysburg Battlefield in a modern horse-drawn carriage. Sit back and relax as an official battlefield guide takes you for a ride at a slow, comfortable pace.

Immerse yourself into the history of the Civil War and rest assured that all your questions about the famous battle that took place here will be answered. See the expansive green fields spread out on all sides and take a moment to remember those who fought here.

After the tour, leave Gettysburg with a newfound respect and deep understanding of the events that occurred in July of 1863—the tens of thousands of soldiers that lost their lives and the ordinary townsfolk caught between intense fighting.

Learn how the town has remained committed to preserving this history for future generations, keeping a close link to its past.

  • Horse-drawn carriage tour
  • Licensed battlefield guide
  • Parking
  • Tips for your carriage drivers
  • Tips for your guide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Park in the parking lot behind the Gettysburg Heritage Center. Make your way to the front of the building, where your horse-drawn carriage will pick you up.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This is an outdoor activity so you will be exposed to the day's weather conditions. This activity takes place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 325 reviews

Review summary

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We had a great tour and we couldn't have picked better drivers or a better guide. Kevin was so informative and friendly and held our interest throughout the whole tour. Our drivers were so thoughtful and skilled and made us comfortable for the entire ride. This was a great way to start exploring the battlefield and gave us a well rounded education on the battle. It let us tour the battleground later by ourselves with information that increased our understanding of the events. If we ever come back we will definitely be booking again!!

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September 27, 2022

Tour left on time and went to the Union side of the battle. We had a few stops and the battle guide explained what had happened at that point. Battle guide was knowledgeable of the events. To bad we didn’t get to see the confederate side of the battlefield. Glad we went but next day we auto toured the area both sides on our own.

September 27, 2022

This tour was awesome! My fiancé and I enjoyed the personalized experience. Our tour guide answered all of our questions. He was so informative! We learned so much more from the smaller group in the carriage ride than we did on the double decker tour bus last year. In fact, our tour guide on the carriage ride answered a specific question we asked last year and didn’t get a real answer to. We highly recommend this tour!

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September 26, 2022

Product ID: 315642