On your next trip to the city of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, make sure to consider employing our Gettysburg car hire services as your main mode of transportation through this historic American city. Gettysburg holds a particular symbolism for all Americans but also for those who are interested in the history of the country, as this is the site of one of the most important battles of the US Civil War as well as the largest land battle ever fought in North America.
The city is served by several regional airports but more importantly none of them is particularly close-by. You can also reach the city by road, but if you prefer the railroad, the closest train stations are in Harrisburg and Lancaster. Regardless of how you get here, once in the city make sure to employ our Gettysburg car rental services so that you can have a vehicle at your disposal while on your trip.
The main attraction of the city is without a doubt its strong link to America’s history, there are many museums around town exhibiting various facets of that time period and of the battle that took place around the town. Touring the battlefields is an absolute must.
One interesting attraction a bit apart from what you might expect is the Jennie Wade House which was the house of the only Gettysburg citizen to be killed during the Battle of Gettysburg, the 20 year old Jennie Wade. The building only went through a few minor changes and repairs through the past century, so what you will see is a perfect example of what it looked like when Jennie lived in it.
One of the main museums in town is The American Civil War Museum; as one might expect from its name, the museum present the entire story of the Civil War and presents the era that it took place in as well as the actual Battle of Gettysburg with remarkable realism. This is where you can get a crash course into the causes, effects as well as the major players that shaped the Civil War and as a result of this American history.
These are just a few of the things that you can see in Gettysburg so make sure to employ our Gettysburg car hire services in order to better explore the city and its rich history.