Gettysburg Ghost Stories Self-Led Audio Driving Tour

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USD1500

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A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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About

Ghostly encounters have long been associated with Gettysburg, given the area’s violent past—and this flexible, self-led audio driving tour will guide you to the most supposedly haunted Gettysburg locations. After purchasing, download the audio file and explore whenever suits your schedule. Set off by car from the Gettysburg Heritage Center, follow the map and instructions, and listen to local author Mark Nesbitt’s spooky storytelling while viewing key historical landmarks.

Highlights

A self-led driving tour offers the most flexible way to tour the area
Once it’s downloaded, the audio file never expires—use it multiple times
See landmarks like the Eisenhower National Historic Site and Devil’s Den
The tour is narrated by Mark Nesbitt, author of “Ghosts of Gettysburg”

Itinerary

A visit to the Gettysburg Battlefield is not complete without stopping at the Gettysburg Heritage Center Museum.
Today’s stories are brought to you by Mark Nesbitt, who is the first to create ghost walking tours in Gettysburg. Based on his own frightening experiences living in Gettysburg for over thirty years and the ghost stories told to him by the people who actually experienced them, these stories combine town history with the mystery of the spirit world.
Welcome to a historic Gettysburg and the Ghosts of Gettysburg battlefield tour. This tape will take you on an incredible journey to the sites on the Gettysburg battlefield where mysterious and unexplainable happenings have occurred.
The battlefield and roads are open from thirty minutes before sunrise to thirty minutes after sunset.
This is not a night activity. Be sure to complete this tour by sunset. Some parts of the tour go through the battlefield which closes at sunset.
This 10+ mile-long tour covers the essentials of Gettysburg Ghost in 2-3 hours.
The first day's fighting of the three-day battle was over, it had swirled across the farm fields to the west, north, and east of the Pennsylvania Crossroads town.
Schmucker Hall, or old dorm, saw its share of horrors during and after the battle, it was appropriated for use as one of the first hospitals on July 1st.
The fields to the right of your vehicle are part of the Eisenhower farm. President Dwight David Eisenhower, supreme commander of allied forces during the invasion of Europe in World War- 2, chose a battlefield upon which to retire in 1961 after his presidency.
Just as our logic is sometimes fooled by the unexplainable sights and sounds of decades past. Is it possible that whoever or whatever it is that creates these images could be fooled by our presence?
Her roommate traveled frequently in her job for the National Park Service and she was alone in the house watching television one night. The drone of the TV had gone on for a while when she was suddenly aware of another noise in the house beside the TV.
The Woman in White has sometimes been spotted here. Although she’s more frequently seen at Spangler’s Spring, far to the right of where we are now, you can hear about encounters with her by pausing and clicking on the Learn More button, below.
No one knows for sure where the named Devil's Den came from. But regardless of where the name originated it was never more apropos than on the second deadly day of July in the year 1863.
The Codori house in Gettysburg stood virtually in the middle of the site of some of the worst carnage in American history. In about 40 minutes of marching over the lush fields and fighting across the now famous stonewall.
West Confederate Avenue runs along Seminary Ridge, the main Confederate battle line on July 2nd, and 3rd the cannons and monuments marked the positions of Confederate units long gone now from Gettysburg and from this earth all around you as you drive is now peaceful field men died slowly.

Inclusions

Easy-to-use app: download Action’s Tour Guide App onto your phone
Great value: purchase per car, not per person. More affordable than bus or guided tours!
Engaging storytelling: Uncover unique tales and thrilling history for a memorable journey!
Perfect narrator: nothing can beat listening to a great voice. Proven with tons of rave reviews!
Offline maps: no signal, no problem! Works perfectly without cellular or wifi.
Comprehensive route and stops: See it all, miss nothing, leave no stone unturned!
Go at your own pace: Start anytime, pause anywhere, enjoy breaks for snacks and photos freely!
Hands-free: audio stories play on their own based on your location. Easy to use!

Exclusions

Attraction passes, entry tickets, or reservations

Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • How to access: Once you book a tour, you’ll get a confirmation email and an instructions email. Follow the instructions right away: • Download the app • Enter the password • Download the tour • MUST DO while in strong wifi/cellular
  • How to start the tour: Once onsite, open the Action's Tour Guide App: • If there is just one tour, launch it. • If there are multiple tour versions, launch the one with your planned starting point and direction. • Go to the starting point. (Note: no one will meet you at the start. This tour is self-guided). • The audio will begin automatically at the starting point. If you face audio issues, visit the FAQ. • Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience.
  • Amazing savings: • Driving Tours: Save money by purchasing a single tour for the entire vehicle, avoiding individual fees per person like on a bus tour. Connect your phone to the car speakers to share the audio.
  • Flexibility and Convenience: • Use the tour app anytime, on any day, and over multiple days. There's no expiration, making it perfect for revisiting on future trips.
  • Comprehensive Tour Experience: • The app provides a full itinerary, travel tips, narrated audio stories, scripts, images, videos, and recommendations for additional activities. • Enjoy a private experience without the crowds, ideal for personalized stops and photo opportunities.
  • Ease of Use and Accessibility: • The app is hands-free and activates stories via GPS, offering support through call, chat, or email. • There is no need for a continuous cell or Wi-Fi connection as the GPS map works offline.
  • Memorable Keepsakes: • Utilize the app’s images to create a photo book or share on social media, ensuring you have high-quality, crowd-free memories from your trip.
  • Preparation: • After booking, download the app and the tour using a strong Wi-Fi connection. • Review the tour at home before your trip for a better experience.
  • Starting the Tour: • Open the app upon arrival at your destination. • Select the appropriate tour based on your starting point. • Head to the starting location; the audio will begin automatically. • Follow the suggested route and adhere to the speed limit for an optimal experience. • By following these instructions and taking advantage of the app's features, users can enjoy a personalized, flexible, and in-depth exploration of their destination at their own pace and convenience.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.