Drive through Gettysburg and into history with Gettysburg Tours. Watch live action battle scenes that help you imagine real events on Gettysburg’s open fields. The Gettysburg Driving Tour App isn’t just a static map and pictures; it’s a fully immersive and interactive experience. You MUST allow the app to track your location for the GPS triggers to work properly. Press "Allow" when prompted after downloading the app. Your iPad or tablet must be cell data capable Or it must be a smart phone. WiFi only iPads will not work for the on-site gps tour. At each of the National Park Service’s 16 Auto Tour Stops you can: -Experience GPS triggered audio that plays automatically as you drive -Watch battle videos specific to your location -View custom maps -See historically accurate and realistic paintings -Get directions to the next stop You can zip through the park quickly by pausing at a limited number of key stops, or spend more time and experience all 16. It’s fun, flexible, and easy to use. The audio in the app will trigger and play as you drive by historic battle fields. Please note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
This tour should probably be given 2.5-3 hrs so you can get out and look around , we were on a time crunch but got the greatest info on this app in 2 hrs. Met a park watch volunteer named Tom Barrett who was so incredibly helpful and informative. Great job TOM!
Enjoyed the app while driving through the battlefield. It was a great experience.
By far the worst of several apps I’ve used for visiting Gettysburg. Annoyingly, could not open the app without it automatically trying to play a video or audio clip. Video audio didn’t work over Bluetooth. Hard to navigate the map with dense number of markers. The settings ribbon was hid behind the edge of my iPhone X display running latest iOS. Tried to use it four times during our visit and eventually just gave up.
The GPS triggered as expected. All other content was lacking throughout the park. Some of the YouTube videos wouldn’t load and an error popped up saying the users account was deleted/ content not available. Major highlights of the battlefield should at least have something to read if there isn’t audio content. Great concept but poor execution.
I highly recommend this app. Totally worth the money! The detailed directions and interesting information at each stop makes this a five star app for us. We really enjoyed learning about all of the history in the area. Thanks for a great app.
Used this App for two days. It can be a little challenging until you get use to all it’s features. Love how it can tie into a GPS road app and bring you back to some location.
Anyone who says this tour is better than the CD tours sold in the visitor center gift shop haven’t actually driven through the park with those CDs. The quality is far superior with more information and a much better narrative of the three day battle. I recommend spending the extra money for a much better experience.
Despite what the App Store says, this app does not support Spanish. A quote from their tech support, “Only the buttons are in Spanish and Portuguese. The tour is English only. If you want to see the buttons in Spanish or Portuguese you have to change your phone’s language to Spanish or Portuguese.” I’m not sure how anyone would consider this as supporting Spanish.
So happy we purchased this app. It brought the town of gettysburg and the battlefields to life.
You can buy the $30 version from the gift shop OR you can buy this one and have money left for lunch. This app was great. The narration and embedded videos are awesome, and the gps function worked flawlessly. Our family of six had a great time learning history on the Gettysburg battlefield. Five stars.