Sample Price Per Paying Student:

$297

2 Days & 1 Nights

Itinerary

  • Motorcoach departs for Gettysburg  (within 350 miles - relief driver required for over 350 miles to destination)
  • Expected Travel Time: Up to 8 Hours 
  • Expected Arrival; meet your GO Leader at the Gettysburg Museum of the Civil War
  • *Upon Arrival- Safety Instructions/ Safety Bracelets/ String Bags* 
  • Gettysburg Museum of the Civil WarThe Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War offers visitors a museum experience that tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg and its significance to our nation’s history. The museum’s collection of artifacts and archival items provide visitors perspectives from President Abraham Lincoln, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Generals George Gordon Meade and Robert E. Lee, soldiers, war correspondents and civilians. 
  • Dinner: General Picketts Buffet
  • At General Pickett's Buffet they take pride in their great home cooked food coupled with the atmosphere of Southern hospitality.
  • Go to the site of the Gettysburg Address
    • Students get to recite Lincoln's most memorable speech at the very site he delivered it back in November 1863
  • Check in to Hotel 
  • Hampton Inn Gettysburg OR BEST WESTERN Gettysburg
  • Overnight Security (start) until 4:00 AM
  • *Overnight Security provided by a trusted company will keep parents and teachers asleep throughout the night. Overnight Security protects and makes sure students are staying in assigned rooms when lights are out. 
         
  • Wake-Up Call Provided, Breakfast at Hotel and Departure for the city
  • *Hot Breakfast provided by the hotel. Includes: protein, juices, dairy, cereals, etc.*
  • Gettysburg National Military Park (licensed military guide)Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield. We will start at Little Round Top and then walk down to Devil's Den to get an appreciation of the land. Motorcoach from Devil's Den to the "Bloody Wheatfield." See The Soldier's National Cemetery where President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous "Gettysburg Address."  
  •   Lunch: Gettysburg Refreshment Saloon
    • The Refreshment Saloon at the Museum and Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Military Park is modeled after actual refreshment saloons that existed during the Civil War to offer wary soldiers a place to have a meal and a brief respite from the harsh realities of war. 
  • (Optional extended guided tour of the Battlefield)
    • Gettysburg National Military Park Part TwoContinue your exploration of this massive battlefield, this time with your GO Leader for a freer exploration. 
  • Eisenhower Historic Site Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders. With its peaceful setting and view of South Mountain, it was a much needed respite from Washington and a backdrop for efforts to reduce Cold War tensions. 
  • Dinner: Dobbin House Tavern
  • Enjoy a meal in the unique country charm of the Abigail Adams Ballroom, featuring Adams County style entrees, fresh vegetables, salad bar, and delectable homemade desserts.
  • Ghost Tour of GettysburgTaking guests along Gettysburg's quiet dark alleys by candlelight to locations which were active battlefields and homes of makeshift shallow graves. Each tour will include visiting places known for paranormal and spooky activity.
  • Get some packing done tonight! 
  • Overnight Security (start) until 4:00 AM
  • Breakfast at hotel and check out with luggage
  • Visit the Jennie Wade House
  • Authentically furnished from cellar to attic, the Jennie Wade House is a shrine to Jennie and to life during the American Civil War. Just 20 years old at the time of the Battle, Jennie was kneading dough in the kitchen when a rifle bullet pierced two doors and claimed her life. 
  • Lunch: Gettysburg Box Lunch
  • All box lunches include potato chips, a red delicious apple, a bottle of water, and 2 fresh-baked cookies.
  • Shriver House Museum
  • Travel back in time with a guide in period attire as you walk through the Shrivers’ meticulously restored 1860 home to learn the other side of the story - the civilian side of the Battle of Gettysburg. Connect to the past while you listen to the story of George, Hettie, Sadie (7) and Mollie (5) unfold as you move from room to room to appreciate what life was like before, during, and after the Civil War. The Shriver House Museum is a lasting reminder of how the Battle of Gettysburg affected the residents of this south-central Pennsylvania town. The fully restored home of George Shriver is one of the most visited sites in Gettysburg. To enter the house today is to step back in time to see what life was like before the Civil War altered the Shrivers' lives forever.
  • Meet motorcoach and depart for your school

What's Included

  • 49 paying students
  • Get 1 student free when paying for 49
  • Quadruple occupancy (13 rooms)
  • 4 complimentary teachers/chaperones
  • Double occupancy (2 rooms)
  • Deluxe Return Motor Coach transportation from your school (within 350 miles)
  • 6 meals (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners)
  • Selected attractions
  • A GO Leader for the duration of your trip
  • All taxes and gratuities
  • Overnight security (6 hours per night )

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