Gettysburg Battle Auto Tour

Gettysburg Battle Auto Tour

Gettysburg Battle Auto Tour

By Adventures Abroad

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2020-04-06
  • Current Version: 1.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 65.08 MB
  • Developer: Adventures Abroad
  • Compatibility: iOS 11.0+
Score: 4.55
4.55
From 113 Ratings

Description

Welcome to the narrated driving tour of the Battle of Gettysburg, the most important battle of the Civil War! Are you ready to turn your phone into a personal tour guide? This app offers a fully-guided experience of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield — just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn, fully-guided tour. Gettysburg Battlefield: Explore Gettysburg, one of the most important battles in one of the bloodiest conflicts in American history: the Civil War. Here, Union forces staged a nearly impossible defense against Confederate attackers--and won! Walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers, re-live the battle strategies of the key Gettysburg generals, and embark on an adventure that brings this historic three-day battle to life. Follow the Official National Park Service’s Auto Tour route from the convenience and flexibility of your own car. As you drive, audio stories will automatically pop up and start playing. As you journey through the battlefield, you’ll also journey through time — following the harrowing events of the 3-day battle, as the two generals tried to outsmart and outmaneuver the other. You’ll learn about the bravery and humanity of individual soldiers. Best of all, you’ll visit Little Round Top, Pickett’s Charge, and the site of President Lincoln’s historic Gettysburg Address. Experience the Battle of Gettysburg at these key battlefield sites: ■ The Civil War & Battle of Gettysburg ■ Birdseye View of the Field ■ McPherson Ridge ■ Eternal Light Peace Memorial ■ Oak Ridge Observation Tower ■ Battlefield Sallie Memorial ■ Seminary Ridge Museum ■ North Carolina Memorial ■ Virginia Monument ■ Second Day of Battle ■ Pitzer Woods ■ Eisenhower National Historic Site ■ Warfield Ridge ■ Little Round Top ■ Valley of Death ■ Devil's Den ■ The Wheat Field ■ The Peach Orchard ■ Plum Run ■ The George Weikert Farm ■ Pennsylvania Memorial ■ Spangler's Spring ■ Line of Battle ■ Culp's Hill Tower ■ East Cemetery Hill ■ The High Water Mark & Pickett’s Charge ■ National Cemetery ■ Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address RAVE REVIEWS: “My 7 yr old got a lot from the drive and remembered what was said!” “We came away feeling like we understood the course of a confusing three-day battle.” “The app was a perfect way to tour Gettysburg.” “Very informative and easy to use. Worked with our time available.” APP FEATURES: ■ Plays automatically The app knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays audio automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line. ■ Fascinating stories Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear. ■ Works offline No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while taking the tour. Download over Wi-Fi/Data Network before your tour. ■ Freedom of travel No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like. ■ Award-winning platform The app developers received the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use it for over a million tours/year. FREE DEMO vs FULL ACCESS: Check out the free demo to get an idea of what this tour is all about. If you like it, purchase the tour to get full access to all the stories! QUICK TIPS: ■ Download ahead of time, over data or WiFi. ■ Be sure the phone battery is fully charged, or take an external battery pack. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS tracking feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.

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Reviews

10/25/20

5
Very well narrated tour. Absolutely worth the $6.99.
By LH AND DH

Disappointed

2
Would it have been too much to give battle insight and stories during all the dead space? Problematic that map function turns off when narrator talks. Mostly a waste of seven bucks. Disappointed! Two stars might be a stretch.
By iokepa66

Seamless

5
An excellent way to experience Gettysburg! The auto tour seamlessly integrates with GPS and is easy to follow, offering great storytelling and opportunities to hop out of the car and get closer looks. Could not have worked better!
By Lycidasisdead

Worst app ever

1
GPS doesn’t work right
By MSAREP

Gettysburg

4
We really enjoyed the tour from the safety of our own vehicle! We had some trouble playing the extra info but overall a really cool ap!
By RD photoshare

Perfect Social Distancing Adventure

5
Once we downloaded the tour and got started, things were easy. This was an amazing experience for adults and children. It’s best to expect to drive slow as the program uses GPS and will skip to the next audio portion if you drive fast. The tour was very engaging and comprehensive and guide has a pleasant voice. We spent 5 hours to complete the tour as we stopped at each Monument to take pictures. I would recommend this app and experience for someone who is new to Gettysburg!
By David Becks

Didn’t work

1
Would not recommend this at all. GPS did not work, nor did the signs to tell us what was there. Do not waste you money.
By unable to plan

Long down load

4
You need to warn people of the download. It takes about 20 minutes. We had wi fi at our campground but it took a long time.
By cariley51

Worked good for the most part

4
We toured the battlefields Sunday September 13th, 2020 and this app worked great for our driving tour! The map route was very helpful and it was simple to follow what stop we were supposed to get to next! We were able to play it through our car speakers so everyone could hear, the audio was very well done! One of the downsides to this app was each time I would close out of the app to use my phone to take pictures, after opening the app again it wouldn’t track our location until I restarted the app, opened the tour, skipped ahead to where we left off, and I had to do that every time I went to take pictures (which was a lot). We only got mixed up in the tour twice. At point 3F, the guide tells you to turn left into Seminary Ridge Museum parking lot which is now not an entry point. The parking lot is to the right so we pulled in there to play the informative spot 3G. It seems like a quick update to the app can fix that slight confusion. The only other mix up we had was on our way from point 15 to 16, we crossed through 12B again which interrupted the audio for point 15. We had to pause the audio for 12B and skip ahead using the arrow buttons to get back to audio 15. This was just a bit frustrating since I was the one driving and operating the app. Other than the few glitches, most of the tour was hands free audio. While we were approaching the marked areas on the map, automatic audio would begin to play stories and information as well as tell us directions; which was a very helpful feature! I’ll definitely use this app again! I hope the next time I go to use this app there are alternate routes on roads that we weren’t guided to. There’s so much more to explore and I would love another guided tour from this app.
By MeganE97

Horrible app

1
Wont download. No support. They just steal your money and information. Fraud alert!!! Spam and scam. They have no intention of offering support. Stay away from this scammer and save your money.
By Undefeated player

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