Join Professor X on an exploration of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Discover the history of the Civil War, learn about the battle, explore artifacts, monuments, and more as you engage in this small group tour encountering the area as never before.
September 2023 | 3 Days | $2,000 per person
Thursday, September 8th
This afternoon, arrive in Gettysburg, PA, and check into the Gettysburg Hotel located in the heart of Gettysburg. Enjoy an evening welcome reception followed by dinner. Settle in for the night or explore the town.
Meals included: (D)
Sunday, September 11th
Enjoy breakfast this morning, then prepare for departure back home. Independently check out of the Gettysburg Hotel.
Meals included: (B)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning before departing for a day of sightseeing. Begin your day at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum where you’ll gain an understanding of the implications of the Civil War and Gettysburg’s role in the war. Enjoy a brief lunch at the Battlegrounds Cafe and Grille before embarking on a guided tour of the battlegrounds. After the battlegrounds enjoy a tour of the Eisenhower National Historic Site then return to the hotel for a break before dinner. This evening we’ll be enjoying dinner at Garryowen Irish Pub. Followed by a private visit to the Shriver House Museum. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
Meals included: (B, L, D)
Friday, September 9th
Saturday, September 10th
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning. Begin your day by journeying into the past by visiting the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station where U.S. history was made. Then take a short walk to the David Wills House where Abraham Lincoln spent the night adding the finishing touches to his inspirational address. Then head over to The Gettysburger Company for a quaint lunch before experiencing the Seminary Ridge Museum. After visiting the Seminary Ridge Museum enjoy the rest of the afternoon exploring the battlefields with our last stop at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. This evening we’ll be enjoying dinner at the Dobbin House followed by ice cream at Mr. G’s Ice Cream. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
Meals included: (B, L, D)
Stay in the heart of Gettysburg at the historic Gettysburg Hotel. Only 3 miles from the Gettysburg Battlefield and walking distance to plenty of restaurants and shops.
King Fireplace Rooms Included
Three (3) night stay at the Gettysburg Hotel in a King Fireplace or King Junior Suite room
All in-program meals, activities, transportation, tips/gratuities
Professor X, local guides, and a dedicated Forever Scholars tour director
Enjoy staying in the historic downtown area of Gettysburg. Shops, restaurants, and museums are all in close proximity for your weekend adventure.