Best Easy Bike Rides Gettysburg

Best Easy Bike Rides Gettysburg

Tom Hammell


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Best Easy Bike Rides Gettysburg is for tourists who want to explore the Gettysburg battlefield and some other point of interest around Gettysburg on bike. These are easy bike rides of 5 to 15 miles for beginning cyclists.

There are many ways to see Gettysburg but one of the best ways it to do it by bike. Biking through the battlefield will allow you to cover miles of roads at a relaxing pace and make it easy to stop anywhere along the way without worrying where to park the car. Best Easy Bike Rides Gettysburg offers a diverse array of scenic tours in and around the Gettysburg battlefield and the surrounding area. Besides the battlefield, this book also has rides showing some of the interesting sites in the nearby towns including a restored Civil war train station, pretzel factory, and a basilica. The rides are in the 5 to 15 mile range, allowing for a great afternoon outings or family adventures. The book features 15 rides with color photos, maps, point-by-point miles and directions. No matter how many times you have visited this area, exploring it by bike will give you a new appreciation of the great historic significations and beauty of this area.

Look inside for:

  • One-hour rides to half-day adventures
  • Rides for everyone, including families
  • Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps
  • Trail Finder for best rides for foliage, waterfalls, and great views
  • GPS coordinates


Tom Hammell:

About the Author

Tom Hammell has been riding a bike as long as he can remember. As an avid bike rider and member of the Princeton Freewheelers (PFW) and Bicycle club of Philadelphia (BCP) he rides thousands of miles a year leading other riders through the beautiful back roads of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania and spends a least a weekend a year riding around Gettysburg as part of the annual BCP Fall Foliage Trip. He has written two other books for Falcon Guides, Road Biking New Jersey and Best Bike Rides Philadelphia. He lives in central New Jersey.