Battlefield Tour Series

American Civil War | World War I & World War II

TRT offers a series of different Battlefield Tours for historical and educational purposes

Tours are available for group sales

Check the calendar for scheduled Battlefield Tour trips for individual sign up

Travel planning isn’t always an easy task for groups. There’s a lot to consider such transportation, hotels, site entries, meals, and more, and it all has to fall in line for the trip to work for everyone’s enjoyment. If you’re not up for that task, we would like to take that on that task for your group and save you time and frustration trying to do the planning on your own. A Traveler’s Rest representative will assist you through the whole process from planning to returning safely home with your group.

School class trips – Band trips – Scouting groups – Theater groups – Church groups – Bank groups – Reunion groups – Military groups – Park district groups – Scholar groups – Senior groups

Freedom isn’t free, many served, and some gave all!

TRT celebrates freedom and honors those who served and those who gave all by 
making sure these histories are remembered regardless of the conflict

A Traveler’s Rest rep will assist you through the entire process

  • Any Battlefield Tour can be customized for your own group for your own travel date and includes the battlefields, historical sites, and programs of your choice.
  • Battlefield monuments, military units, or sites of events relative to your group can be highlighted.
  • Wreath-laying ceremonies can be arranged.
  • Contact TRT to discuss the possibilities for your group!
  • Veterans – Military – Reenactors – Associations – Clubs – Schools.
  • Our Battlefield Tours are led by qualified and knowledgeable tour guides with knowledge of the represented battlefields.
  • TRT also utilizes National Park Service, local and regional expert guides as needed to make sure that your Battlefield Tour is the best experience possible.

“War is Hell” – General William T. Sherman

Cost of Tours

There’s a number of factors that influence the cost of experience tours; gas prices, entry fees, program costs, food prices, etc. We want your business, so we work to give you the experience tour that you would expect, but also to keep our prices low and competitive.

Typically Included in the price:

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation
  • On board tour guide on arrival
  • Hotel/hot breakfast
  • All site/activity entry fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch/dinner options

List of Battlefield Tours

American Civil War:

  1. Grant’s Tennessee
    Ft. Donelson – Shiloh – Corinth National BattlefieldFt. Pillow State Park
  2. Battles for Nashville
    Ft. Pillow State ParkFt. Negley Historic SiteStone’s River National Battlefield – Battle of Franklin TrustBelmont PlantationTravel’s Rest Plantation
  3. Chattanooga & Chickamauga
    Battle for Lookout Mountain – Missionary Ridge National Battlefield – Chickamauga National Battlefield – National Medal of Honor Museum
  4. Sherman Battles for Atlanta
    Stone Mountain State ParkKennesaw Mountain Battlefield
  5. Sherman’s March to the Sea
    Stone Mountain State Park – Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefields – Battle of Jonesboro – The March Historical Markers – Savannah – Andersonville Prison
    National Park
  6. Missouri Battlefields
    Pilot Knob State Park – Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield – Pea Ridge National Battlefield – Battle of Westport Driving Tour – Lone Jack – National WW I Museum
  7. Grierson’s Mississippi Raid
    Memphis – Raider Route – Natchez Antebellum Homes – Vicksburg National Battlefield – Brice’s Road’s Crossroads Battlefield
  8. The Civil War Ends
    Petersburg National Battlefields – Richmond National Battlefields – Appomattox Courthouse National Historical Park
  9. Lee’s Northern Invasion
    Antietam – Harper’s Ferry – Gettysburg
  10. Bloody Battlefields of Virginia
    Manassas – Fredericksburg – Chancellorsville – Spotsylvania Courthouse

Britain and Europe

World War I

  1. Americans and the Ardennes
    Paris – Reims 
  2. Battle for France
    Paris – Reims – Verdun – Luxembourg

World War II

  1. London Blitzkrieg
    All London
  2. London Blitzkrieg and Normandy Landings
    London – Calais – Normandy – Caen
  3. Paris Liberation and Landing Beaches
    Paris – Caen – Normandy
  4. Blitzkrieg and Liberation
    London – Paris – Normandy – Caen
  5. Heart of the Third Reich
    Munich – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg – Mauthausen 
  6. Battle of the Bulge
    Luxembourg – Bastogne – Brussels
  7. The Fall of the Third Reich
    All Berlin
  8. VE Day
    Arnhem – Amsterdam
  9. WW II Masterpiece
    London – Paris – Normandy – Luxembourg – Munich – Salzburg