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Category: Explore Adams County

Agriculture Seasons in Adams County

Travel ten minutes north of downtown Gettysburg and visit the Adams County countryside, featuring an expanse of rolling hills, orchards, and farm markets.

The countryside is home to the South Mountain Fruit Belt, a swath of land that encompasses most of upper Adams County. This area offers favorable growing conditions for a wide range of crops, especially apples.

Journey on the Adams County Crop Hop and experience the beautiful countryside first-hand. Sign up for your free passport and check-in at farm markets, nurseries, and other attractions to earn prizes.

Due to the seasonal nature of farming, crops are available ... Read This Story

Best Buds

Bring your best bud to meet our best buds and introduce yourself to the magnificent blossoms in Adams County.

It’s always great to make new friends and spring’s the perfect time to open yourself up to new possibilities. Count on our best buds to entice and delight you at every turn. April and May temperatures in south-central Pennsylvania are mild, the air is fresh with the scent of blooming fruit trees, and there’s so much to see and do when you get there.

Gettysburg serves as home-base for an annual visit (or two visits a year, one in the ... Read This Story

Flora and Fauna in Gettysburg

Millions of visitors flock to Gettysburg each year, and while thousands of people reside here year round, this historic destination is also home to scores of plants and wildlife.

Native trees and flowers beautify the landscape, offering stunning views every season. Evergreen trees blanketed with snow, vibrant orange leaves in autumn, and fruit blossoms during spring are just a few of the sights you can expect around Gettysburg.

Wildflowers can be spotted throughout Gettysburg National Military Park. Virginia bluebells and violets pop up during the spring, according to the National Park Service. Expect aster and goldenrod in the summer ... Read This Story

Solo Travel in Gettysburg

By Tinsy Labrie

I am a lifelong visitor to Gettysburg who decided to make this charming little town my home, like so many other travelers who fall in love with this community.

And, like a lot of those visitors, I find great passion in traveling solo – experiencing destinations on my own schedule, and sometimes, my own whim.

Solo travelers have been coming to Gettysburg since the battle ended, to tend to the wounded, to learn of their loved ones who fought there, or to understand the magnitude of what happened on July 1, 2, 3, 1863.  

People ... Read This Story

A Girls Weekend Away

A Girls Weekend Away

In this chaotic, crazy world, sometimes a getaway with your closest girlfriends is just what the doctor ordered. With unique ... Read This Story

‘Tis the Season to Pick-Your-Own!

‘Tis the Season to Pick-Your-Own!

There is nothing better than fall in Adams County. With the crisp, fresh air and great outdoor experiences, ... Read This Story

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