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Gettysburg Carriage Rides

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Victorian Carriage Company

Gettysburg Battlefield Carriage Tours


Licensed Battlefield Guided Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours 

Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania


Horse Tours of the Gettysburg Battlefield – Town Tours – Walking Tours

Witness Gettysburg at the Speed of History!

Horse Tours of Gettysburg has a great selection of historical tours and things to do in Gettysburg!!  Family friendly tours, affordable prices, group rates, Gettysburg pa attraction packages and custom iteneries are available. Licensed Battlefield Guided Tours, Evening Town Carriage Rides and Special Event Carriage Tours all from the comfort our Horse-drawn carriages! Enjoy the timeless method of transportation that was key to the Civil War’s military – the Horse-drawn Carriage. 


 

  •   Great way to see the battle field. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the carriage was very comfortable.

    thumb Philip T
    5/26/2019

      Ever since i was a little boy watching my first ever movie in the big theatre, "How the West was won", l have had a fascination with the American Civil War. Reading many books, documentaries and watching historical dvd's, Gettysburg has always been on my...More

    thumb david p
    4/28/2019

      better than the bus. slow 2 hour tour of the battlefield with an informative, knowledgeable guide. open air carriage with canopy. dress for the weather. overcast with occasional light sprinkles for our tour, but no one got wet. there were 8 passengers on our tour...More

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    6/14/2019
  •   We enjoyed our ride with the Victorian Carriage Company. They were on time and even had blankets for tour. The weather was cool and overcast. The best part of the trip was the narrative given by a guide and the time of questions and answers..We...More

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    11/08/2018

      My husband and I took the 2 hour tour. We were blessed with descent weather. Thoroughly enjoyed it! The carraige was modern, covered over top, and had plastic covers (that were up at the time) around its sides to protect passengers from any rain. The...More

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    5/20/2019

      We would highly recommend this to anyone that enjoys a leisure carriage ride around the battlefield with great information as to what was taking place for both sides during these three intense days of the war. Our guide was very knowledgeable as to what was...More

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    6/28/2019
  •   Great conversation, wealth of knowledge, and excellent ride! Highly recommend this to anyone that desires a little nostalgia ?

    thumb Pierre F
    5/26/2019

      We had a battlefield guide take us on a four hour tour of the Gettysburg battlefield on the first day we were in Gettysburg. We were THRILLED to find that we had another licensed battlefield guide, Eric, to narrate our carriage ride of the battlefield....More

    thumb Tbruner1952
    11/02/2018

      The tour was good a lot of great history learned. I do wish there would have been a few stops but all in all it was definitely worth the money.

    thumb DayTrip40995868218
    6/12/2019
  •   A fantastic experience. Really provided an insight into the battle. The guide provided information that I was not aware of. Our youngest son and his wife were with us and really enjoyed themselves.

    thumb joec129
    5/20/2019

      We took this carriage tour in July and enjoyed it a lot. I titled this review, "Watch where you sit" because I have a permanent injuries to my neck & back (I also tore my hamstring the day before) and am not able to turn...More

    thumb Jaycor56
    7/18/2019

      The 2 hour Battlefield Carriage Ride was interesting and informative. The guide was knowledgeable about the Civil War. The ride gave an overview of the Battlefield, not in depth. I would recommend this as an introduction to the Battlefield.

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    5/12/2019
  •   Our certified guide knew things as if he were actually there. Could answer any question in detail. I actually looked up everything he said and it’s all a documented fact! He even knew the names of families and they’re children of the farm house owners...More

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    7/07/2019

      We met the Carriage in front of the Heritage center at 0900. Drivers were very friendly and we enjoyed the stories the guide told. We had children with us that were one and two years old. We did the two hour tour but should have...More

    thumb Connector27724636679
    6/29/2019

      Enjoyable tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable of the battle and the time period. Would recommend it for older folks, especially.

    thumb J B
    5/24/2019
  •   I loved the ride, they gentlemen was very informative about what we were seeing. He also engage the children that was on the ride with their parents.

    thumb Karen S
    7/14/2019

      Just awesome,the battlefield was overpowering and emotional when our guide,Eric gave the details of the 3 days at every turn.i could have listened to Eric for 4 hours.He is a talented,knowledgable guide.He would make a great teacher only if they still taught American history at...More

    thumb Sadie99999
    4/21/2019

      I enjoyed the carriage ride very much. We had an excellent tour guide who was very knowledgeable and knew the answers to all of our questions! The team drivers were very nice as well and they let the horses rest at various spots along the...More

    thumb Karen C
    6/20/2019
  •   I had taken an hour tour about 3 years ago with this company and it was absolutely awesome. So when we returned this year we did a 2 hour tour. First time it was much better. Our guide this time never took a breath. He...More

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    5/13/2019

      Our guide, Eric, was fantastic! He was so knowledgeable and made it easy to imagine what was happening on the battlefield years ago. He had a lot of interesting facts about the monuments, community and about the soldiers and their leaders. We did the self...More

    thumb mackenzie339
    10/24/2018

      The horse and buggy tour was awesome. Our guide Kevin was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Great history lesson.Recommend as a must go to monument.

    thumb meador124
    5/04/2019
  •   This 2 hour carriage tour is a great way to see the battlefield. Excellent tour guide. Very informative

    thumb Tina H
    5/29/2019

      It was a wonderful tour with so much information Great way to see and hear about the battle The guide had so much information to share.

    thumb Juanita B
    6/05/2019

      hot day but enjoyable. the guide was entertaining and knowledgeable. Better than the bus! Well worth the experience

    thumb tcoop1010
    7/16/2019
  •   The carriage ride itself was very cool, nice and slow in time with the narrator. The narrator had plenty of information and was able to answer all questions given to him. He spoke for the entire 2 hour ride without hesitation, it was very hot...More

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    7/07/2019

      The drivers were very knowledgeable and was quick to answer questions and offer their extensive knowledge about the horses and carriage. The field guide was especially knowledgeable about the battle and had many interesting antidotes regarding the town and surrounding areas as they pertained to...More

    thumb Tourist25272466597
    6/26/2019

      Small (10 people max), Leisurely and informative tour. Our guide provided a wealth of informative and kept everyone entertained. George & Fred (the horses) were great.

    thumb Dreamer47029483571
    6/05/2019
  •   Wonderful visit to enjoy sunset and hear about the battles from an excellent official guide. Carriage ride was a delightful way to spend a very warm summer evening.

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    7/07/2019

      The reluctant witness town walks by Ken Rich are outstanding! If you want to learn about the citizens of the town during the battle including the battles in the streets of town. These walks will give you a wonderfully painted story of what happened in...More

    thumb Rick N
    4/07/2019

      We had a wonderful time on the Gettysburg carriage ride! We pulled our surprise on our 15 year old, and although the weather was blustery and cold, we three bundled up and we all loved it!!

    thumb TrailBlazer801593
    11/13/2018
  •   This 2 hour carriage tour is a great way to see the battlefield. Excellent tour guide. Very informative

    thumb Tina H
    5/29/2019
  •   The Victorian Carriage Ride was amazing! The horses are well taken care of, drivers were very nice, and the Battlefield guide was full of interesting information. The ride was very nice and relaxing. I would definitely recommend taking this tour!

    thumb tluebke
    7/02/2019
  •   Very nice carriage ride. Our guide was very informative and answered all our questions. I highly recommend this tour.

    thumb jlpugh1
    7/13/2019
  •   Our guide, Eric, was fantastic! He was so knowledgeable and made it easy to imagine what was happening on the battlefield years ago. He had a lot of interesting facts about the monuments, community and about the soldiers and their leaders. We did the self...More

    thumb mackenzie339
    10/24/2018
  •   The drivers were very knowledgeable and was quick to answer questions and offer their extensive knowledge about the horses and carriage. The field guide was especially knowledgeable about the battle and had many interesting antidotes regarding the town and surrounding areas as they pertained to...More

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    6/26/2019
  •   My husband and I took the 2 hour tour. We were blessed with descent weather. Thoroughly enjoyed it! The carraige was modern, covered over top, and had plastic covers (that were up at the time) around its sides to protect passengers from any rain. The...More

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    5/20/2019
  •   This was the highlight of our trip. Our guide Kevin was awesome! I definitely would recommend this as an up close way to see the battlefields.

    thumb jerimoulds
    10/25/2018

We aren’t JUST Horse tours….

Gettysburg Tours. Online reservations. Private Car Tours.

One more way to Experience Gettysburg YOUR way with a Licensed Battlefield Guide!

Our goal is to make sure Special Gettysburg events and Guided Battlefield Tours are available, accessible and bookable online. 

Same day Tours ARE available, and they ARE LISTED and bookable at the LOWEST PRICE in Gettysburg. 

Request specific themed Gettysburg Battlefield tours or request a specific Gettysburg Battlefield Guide when booking your private tour! Requests can be made by calling or texting Darah at 717-476-7428

Giving guests the power choose a time, book and pay- all within our online Calendar.

Reservations for your Gettysburg Tour are quick, secure and immediate into available 2 hour Car Tour openings. Additional hours can be added to tours when booing. 

Gettysburg tour guides combine history tours and sightseeing tours to give an amazing personalized look at the battlefield then and now.

Gettysburg Heritage Center


Special offer on admission to the Gettysburg Heritage Center!   


  • Save 15% on your ticket to the Gettysburg Heritage Center when you book any Horse Tours of Gettysburg Carriage or Horseback Tour! Only $7.50 each (that’s 15% off our everyday item price of $9.50) when you add them to your Horse Tour booking!
  • An easy way to purchase your tickets for admission the the amazing Gettysburg Heritage Center Film and Museum!
  • See their award winning Film and Animated Map-  The animated maps combine digital effects and live footage to bring the 3 day movement across the Battlefield to life. 

Our Licensed Guides recommend beginning your Gettysburg trip at the Gettysburg Heritage Center Museum with their award winning 20 minute film; it is a fantastic visual and interactive orientation to the Gettysburg Battlefield!