Abraham Trostle Farm

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Gettysburg: Historic Battlefield Horseback Tour

1. Gettysburg: Historic Battlefield Horseback Tour

Go back in time and explore the Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback. Discover important details and insights about the Civil War, its soldiers, and local residents. Ride through Gettysburg National Military Park, visit the Virginia Monument, and take in panoramic views at Spangler Farm. Experience the grounds of the Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback, guided by a Civil War expert. Mount your horse and experience the time of 1863 by using this authentic form of transportation. Learn the intricacies of the greatest Civil War battle and its historical importance. Ride through Gettysburg National Military Park and reach the Virginia Monument, where General Robert E. Lee waited for his returning troops after Pickett's Charge. Follow the path to the historic Spangler Farm and revel in panoramic views of the Peach Orchard and Little Round Top in the distance. Cross Emmittsburg Road onto the Union side of the battle and view the Trostle Farm, including the massive cannonball hole in the barn. After learning the detailed history, fully appreciate the terrain and the events that once prevailed there, before finishing the tour.

Gettysburg: Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

2. Gettysburg: Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

This self-guided audio and GPS tour allows you to explore Gettysburg’s historic wonders with maximum flexibility, safety, and value. Simply hop in your own car, get the tour guide app set up on your phone, and get started. All audio plays automatically based on location. The tour follows the intense 3-day battle at Gettysburg chronologically. It begins at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, where you learn about the lead-up to the battle. Then, you explore McPherson’s Ridge, the site of the first skirmish of the first day. From there, you continue past the Railway Cut, Iverson’s Pits, and Seminary Ridge until you reach the end of Day 1. As you continue to follow the route, begin Day 2 with an exploration at Little Round Top, Devil’s Den, the Peach Orchard, and Culp’s Hill. Day 3 then begins with the infamous Pickett’s Charge. This comprehensive tour ends at the Gettysburg Cemetery, where you hear Lincoln’s poignant Gettysburg Address.

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What people are saying about Abraham Trostle Farm

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 187 reviews

Travelling with 3 boys on ADHD. The weather ended up being colder than anticipated and it was great to be able to listen in the warmth of the car. Get out as preferred and replay a section if we missed something. The only thing I wish I did that I didn’t was as directed download the tour before we left the hotel in the morning.

Such a unique, beautiful experience!!! Andie was incredibly knowledgeable, and I walked away knowing more than I knew. The horse guides were super sweet and a joy to talk to. I can’t wait to bring my family and friends back for another ride!!

Our guide Jim was very knowledgeable on the battle of Gettysburg. Entertaining and fun.

The experience was very informative and relaxing to go at your own pace.

It was easy to follow and the presentation was interesting.