Welcome to the narrated driving tour of Valley Forge National Military Park by Action Tour Guide!
Are you ready to turn your phone into a personal tour guide? This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn tour.
Welcome to Valley Forge, site of one of the harshest crucibles of the American Revolution. In December of 1777, General George Washington camped the Continental Army here to wait out the long winter. The following six months would test the mettle and resilience of his ragtag fighting force, and serve as a critical turning point in the war. Explore the rich backstory of this historic Revolutionary America site with this self-guided tour.
This comprehensive tour includes:
■ Welcome: Valley Forge Visitor Center
■ Redoubt #2: Overview of Valley Forge
■ Muhlenberg Brigade
■ Maine Memorial
■ National Memorial Arch
■ General Wayne Statue
■ Knox's Quarters (Henry Knox)
■ Cold, Hunger, and Desertion
■ Delaware Memorial
■ Commander in Chief's Guard Huts
■ George Washington Monument
■ Washington's Headquarters
■ New Jersey Brigade Memorial
■ Redoubt Overlook
■ Artillery Park
■ Critical Aid from the Oneida
■ Statue of General Friedrich von Steuben
■ Varnum's Quarters
■ Patriots of African Descent Monument
■ Washington Memorial Chapel
■ Stony Point
■ Award-winning platform
The app, which has been featured on Thrillist, received the famed Laurel Award from the Newport Mansions, who use Action Tour Guide for over a million tours per year.
■ 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.
■ 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.
FREE DEMO vs FULL ACCESS:
Check out the totally 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 of the stories.
■ 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.