Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Group Reservations

 
With all of the fun and educational activities, first-class museums, and historic sites, there has never been a better time for a trip to the historic town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. We offer historical tours that correspond with your curriculum or goals for your class, scout, or homeschool trip; as well as customized itineraries. Experience Civil War history with a variety of battlefield tours and living history experiences, as well as visits to sites like the Gettysburg Diorama and Gettysburg Heritage Center. We are able to assist in every aspect of your trip from transportation, attractions, accommodations, and meals to the ever-popular personalized guided battlefield tours! Whether you are coming for an afternoon or several days we will be sure your group has a fun and educational experience!
 
Contact Info
Address: 789 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. Adams County.
Tel: 800-447-8788.
Hrs: Vary.
 
SCHOOL
The "North and South" tour includes a short film, a visit to the Pickett's Charge cyclorama painting, and tours of the battlefields at Gettysburg and Antietam. "Recruits Wanted" lets students experience how men trained before the battle, tour the historic streets of Gettysburg, and hear a speech from President Lincoln. Other itineraries can include visits to the Gettysburg Heritage Center and Gettysburg Diorama; a living history presentation with a Union soldier, and others; and Haunted Gettysburg ghost and haunted house tours!
 
Contact Info
Phone: 800-447-8788.
Supports Classroom Learning In: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: abolition, American history, Civil War, Confederacy, military history, Union, slavery.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 5 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 8:1.
Registration: Online, Phone.
Food Options: Plentiful throughout the town.
Cost: Fee.
Accessible To: Full accessibility for most activities.
 
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups can work towards American Heritage and Hiking badges on a multi-day adventure. They can set up camp, listen to haunted Gettysburg tales around the campfire, hike the Historic Gettysburg Trail and explore Gettysburg National Military Park, and become a soldier in Seminary Ridge Museum's interactive "Become a Soldier" program.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 800-447-8788.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: abolition, American history, Civil War, Confederacy, military history, Union, slavery.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 nights.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: 8:1.
Registration: Online, Phone.
Food Options: Plentiful throughout the town.
Cost: Fee.
Accessible To: Full accessibility for most activities.
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Groups can enjoy an educational tour of Gettysburg via the famous Double Decker Bus, which provides a bird’s-eye view of the battlefield and narration. A popular tour for students is "North and South," which visits the battlefields at Gettysburg and Antietam, and the Battle of Gettysburg cyclorama painting. Itineraries can also include visits to Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center to see the film, A New Birth of Freedom.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 800-447-8788.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Social Studies.
Topics Covered: abolition, American history, Civil War, Confederacy, military history, Union, slavery.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 nights.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: 8:1.
Registration: Online, Phone.
Food Options: Plentiful throughout the town.
Cost: Fee.
Accessible To: Full accessibility for most activities.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue