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Baltimore Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Maryland Science Center within the Inner Harbor. Just rev up that smart phone and see where it takes you on this 3-hour challenge. This well-designed course will have you venturing our along the harbor and walking to interesti including to Little Italy and the Flag House.  Take some time during the tour to stop for a bite to eat (at own expense) or simply enjoy the best of this great harbor city. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun on a scavenger hunt adventure! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn Baltimore into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of 'The Amazing Race' with a 3-hour city walking tour. With your smart phone as your virtual guide teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Note: Pricing is per individual
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Private New York Day Trip to Amish Country with Amish Mennonite Guides
"Your private driver-guide will meet your group at the New York City location of your choice at whatever time is best for you.  You will then travel approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes to Amish Country in Lancaster Pennsylvania. There you will meet up with your Amish or Mennonite guide and head out on a 6-hour adventure roaming and exploring the beautiful Amish countryside for the day.Early in the visit stop at an all-you-can-eat family-style restaurant where Amish food is prepared and served (not included in the cost of the tour). You will visit at least one of each of the following during the day: an Amish quilt shop; farm; farmers' market; water powe schools cemeteries and businesses along way. See the Amish working in their fields driving their horses and buggies and living a lifestyle more like the 1800s than today. It should be noted that each of these experiences is a real-life experience and encounter -- these are not staged tourist attractions. Your guide living in that community
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Private Driving Tour of Lancaster and Amish Country
"Lancaster County is located approximately 90 minutes outside of Philadelphia and has been home to Amish and Mennonite communities for generations. Every tour includes a drive along many of the country roads that crisscross the area while you hear about the history philosophies and culture of the Amish and Mennonite people from your guide. Depending upon the length of your tour activities for your day may include taking a Amish buggy ride visiting a local bakery touring a museum to see how the Amish have lived for more than two centuries eating lunch at a classic Pennsylvania Dutch Smorgasbord or market
From $445.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Gettysburg National Military Park

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Little Round Top

One of the popular stops on the auto trail, so expect crowds. However, this is a must stop and see. Some argue that the three-day battle swung to the Union in the fight for a rocky hill, Little Round...
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Seminary Ridge

Day three, 03 July 1863, late in the afternoon after a two-hour cannon barrage, 12,000 Confederates crossed a field in order to dislodge 7,000 Union soldiers from Seminary Ridge. The Rebels were...
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McPherson Ridge

The battle of Gettysburg began about eight the morning of 01 July 1863. Union cavalry came across Confederate infantry and heavy fighting began here at McPherson Ridge. Confederate forces were in the...
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Warfield Ridge

In the afternoon of the second day, Longstreet placed his Confederate troops along Warfield Ridge, placing the left flank of his line in these woods. His assault against the Union forces occupying...
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Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery

This was the last stop for us on the auto trail that went to sites of the Gettysburg Battlefield, and it was fitting to be the last. It is the first of its kind, a resting place for fallen soldiers -...
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Pennsylvania Memorial

One of the popular stops on the auto trail, the memorial honoring the Pennsylvanians who died at Gettysburg is appropriately large. The battle, after all, was fought in their state. It is reminiscent...
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Oak Ridge

On the first day, Union soldiers held here stubbornly against the Rebel advance. By 3:30 pm, however, the entire Union line from here to McPherson Ridge crumbled and fell back to Cemetery Hill. When...
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Cyclorama

A visit to Gettysburg should begin with a wow moment, the Cyclorama. Depiction of major events on circular walls has been popular for centuries. Made obsolete by modern media, it exists today as an...
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DAY THREE: PHILADELPHIA BRIGADE

I must admit to not knowing the finer unit details of the Civil War before heading off to the different battlefields. One of the units that I wanted to pay attention to was the 71st Pennsylvania as...
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Jun 01, 2015

DAY TWO: HIGHWATER MARK OF THE REBELLION

While the Highwater Mark commemorates the failure of Pickett’s Charge on July 3, the actual point when the Confederates might actually succeed in pushing the Federals off of Cemetery Hill came on July...
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Jun 25, 2014

DAY TWO: CARR’S (HOOKER’S) BRIGADE

This brigade, organized in late 1861, was first commanded by one Joseph Hooker. Old Joe was a fast riser and was headed for higher places, though, rising to division command a short time later and...
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Aug 13, 2012

Culp's Hill Monuments #2

The First Monument:The monument to the Twentieth Connecticut Volunteers is southeast of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue. It was erected in 1885 by the State of Connecticut.The regiment was commanded by...
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Jun 23, 2011

Spangler's Spring Monuments #2

Spangler’s Spring – About 7 pm, Confederate attacked the right flank of the Union army and occupied the lower slopes of Culp’s Hill. The next morning the Confederates were driven off after seven hours...
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Jun 01, 2011

Spangler's Spring Monuments #1

The begining of your auto tour can start anywhere you like, but we started here since its across the highway from the Vistor Center off of PA-97 on Colgrove Avenue.Spangler’s Spring – About 7 pm,...
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Jun 01, 2011

Hotels Near Gettysburg National Military Park

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945 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325, United States
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516 Baltimore St., (formerly Holiday Inn), Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325, United States
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433 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325, United States
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401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325, United States
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89 Steinwehr Ave. (Business Route 15 South), at Dobbin House Tavern, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325
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33 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325, United States
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