Adventures in American History American Civil War, Indian Wars, & the Wild West
[Photo above: Indian Memorial at Little Bighorn National Monument, designed by Oglala Sioux artist Colleen Cutschall (Sister Wolf). Photo by David Woodbury]
WOODBURY HISTORICAL TOURS
For over two decades, we have been tailoring comprehensive bus and walking tours to the hallowed sites where American history unfolded. By laying eyes upon the scene, and walking the ground in conversation with the most authoritative and passionate guides, we gain a fuller understanding of the events that transpired there.
COVID PROTOCOLS: beginning with our fall 2021 tours, all registrants (as well as our tour guide and bus driver) will be required to show proof of vaccination. Additionally, in the interests of safety, we'll follow CDC, state, and local COVID guidelines and recommendations for group gatherings that may be in effect at the time of the tour.
One evening event and two full days of bus tours covering the Seven Days. "The thirty thousand men killed and wounded in the Seven Days’ equaled the number of casualties in all the battles in the western theater—including Shiloh—during the first half of 1862 (James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom). Click here for full itinerary.
After an opening night reception and orientation at our Richmond Airport hotel, enjoy four full days of battlefield tours with the preeminent historian of the monumental Overland Campaign. Our bus and walking expeditions will explore the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, and Cold Harbor battlefields on successive days.
Ride along for a deep dive into the life & legend of Billy the Kid, and the Lincoln County War, with historian-guided tours of the sites and scenes of Billy’s life, and death. We'll range from Mesilla and Blazer's Mill to the Tunstall murder site and historic Lincoln, ultimately making our way to Fort Sumner, where the Kid was gunned down, and where he was buried.
9 nights and 8 days following the Nez Percé Trail, with one full day in Yellowstone National Park, and a visit to the acclaimed Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming. The Nez Percé fought off and eluded pursuing U.S. cavalry for 1,170 miles over 128 days. We'll trace the route (in a luxury motor coach) through some of the most beautiful landscapes of the American West, with scheduled stops and comfortable lodging along the way (included in your registration).
two hundred and one years on The Santa Fe Trail October 3–11, 2022 (new dates) with Neil Mangum (from Kansas City to Albuquerque)
9-day adventure on a luxury motor coach with our on-board historian to visit a host of historic sites along the Santa Fe Trail. Clean, comfortable lodging included. Click here for full itinerary.