Civil War, Gettysburg
Student Travel Tours
For history class a civil war student travel tour is the perfect plan. Educators and parents alike will delight in the lessons that students get from civil war student travel tours. Civil war student travel groups can include a wide variety of options. With such varied options it is essential to work with Fantastic Tours to put together a completely customized civil war student travel tour that meets all the needs of your group. Depending on age, educational level, and interest Fantastic Tours has the experience and knowledge to hand select each element of the civil war history to develop an educationally engaging tour for all civil war student travel tours. Read below for great itinerary options.
Gettysburg Battlefield Tour - One-Day Tour
For a one-day civil war student travel tour through Gettysburg, Fantastic Tours will start out your visit at the visitor center. Here student groups will enjoy an introductory film as well as hands on exhibits to learn more about the civil war at Gettysburg. From here, civil war student travel tour groups will accompany their licensed guide for a tour of the Shriver House. This civil war home tells an amazing story of how citizens were impacted by the war in their town. A Civil War Museum is also available with outstanding time period dioramas and the Battlefield Theater. Workshops are another great opportunity for students to explore the different facets of the civil war time. A buffet dinner at General Pickets will wrap up this education filled and fun packed day.
Gettysburg Tour - 2-Day Tour
Civil war student travel tour groups with two days to explore will start out at the new Gettysburg National Park Military Visitors Center. Here students will see the newly renovated Cyclorama of Pickett's Charge and view "A New Birth of Freedom", an introductory film to get all students thinking about the times of the civil war days. After learning from the hands-on exhibits civil war student travel tours will experience the time period through dioramas at the Civil War Museum. Students will have an eye-opening experience as they break into small groups to explore the life of a soldier. As a token of a great day all students on the civil war student travel tour will receive a civil war hat (kepi). The day will round out with dinner at a Historic Inn and then off to a spooky Ghost Tour before resting up for tomorrow.
Day two of this civil war student travel tour will start off with a deluxe continental breakfast before heading out to the Double Screen Theater for a "Fields of Freedom" viewing. Then it's time to check out the battlefield and experience the Battle of Gettysburg. After a buffet lunch students will revel in the opportunity to meet with a special guest, Mr. Abe Lincoln himself.
Gettysburg & Philadelphia Three-Day Tour
For those civil war student travel tour groups with 3 days, Philadelphia will be added in the mix to fully experience the civil war times. Day one will kick off with a tour of the new Gettysburg National Park Military Visitors Center. Here students will see the newly renovated Cyclorama of Pickett's Charge and view "A New Birth of Freedom", an introductory film to get all students thinking about the times of the civil war days. After learning from the hands-on exhibits civil war student travel tours will experience the time period through dioramas at the Civil War Museum. Students will have an eye-opening experience as they break into small groups to explore the life of a soldier. As a token of a great day all students on the civil war student travel tour will receive a civil war hat (kepi). The day will round out with dinner at a Historic Inn and then off to a spooky Ghost Tour before resting up for tomorrow.
Day two will commence after a deluxe breakfast at the Shriver House where students will hear about the lives of citizens and how they got through the horrific battle in their town. Then it is story time with a walking tour of the town accompanied by a local storyteller to educate and entertain the group. Lunch will be a delight with a special appearance from Abe Lincoln and then it is off to a viewing of "Fields of Freedom" at the Double Screen Theater. Then civil war student travel tours will meet up with battlefield guides for an escorted tour of Pickets Charge and the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Dinner will be full of fun and sports at the All Star Sports Facility.
Day three of this exciting civil war student travel excursion will start with breakfast and then it is off to Philadelphia. Lunch at the Bourse Food Court will be followed with an exploration of the National Constitution Museum with many hands-on activities. Then it is off to ride the ducks on a land and sea vehicle that will take the group through Historic Philadelphia. After a visit to the Liberty Bell it will be time to head for home.
Richmond, The Capital Of The Confederacy - Three-Day Tour
Day one of this exciting civil war travel tour adventure will start with a Deluxe Motor Coach trip to Richmond, VA. Lunch will be enjoyed en route and we will meet up with a local guide upon arrival. Then it is off to discover Richmond and the civil war with a driving tour that includes stops at the state capitol, National Park Service Tredegar, the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, and a drive out Monument Avenue. After this comprehensive look at the unique role of Richmond as the Capital of the Confederacy student groups will enjoy dinner and an evening activity.
Day two of this civil war student travel tour the group will head to Petersburg after breakfast. The day will include an exploration of the National Park Battlefield at Petersburg and Pamplin Historic Park where students will enjoy a variety of hands-on activities.
Day three will encompass an adventure to the Explore Museum; White House of the Confederacy guided tour and a workshop "The Common Soldier". Civil war student travel tours will also experience a walking tour of Hollywood Cemetery where 18,000 confederate soldiers and 25 general are resting. After lunch it will be time to say goodbye to the civil war times and hello to a trip home.
How To Get Your Civil War/Gettysburg Student Travel Tour Planned Today!
It's easy to take the first steps simply fill out the free request for information and Fantastic Tours will get started in working with you to customize the perfect civil war student travel group package. It's a great place to bring student groups of all ages for an educational trip where they will all enjoy learning.