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A Gettysburg Christmas in a Day

December 8, 2020

A Gettysburg Christmas in a Day

Gettysburg is loved for its nostalgic atmosphere and small-town charm and the holiday season is ... Read This Story

What Gettysburg Soup Are You?

November 10, 2020

What Gettysburg Soup Are You?

Gettysburg is known for its history but the locals know the food alone is worth the ... Read This Story

‘Tis the Season to Pick-Your-Own!

September 21, 2020

‘Tis the Season to Pick-Your-Own!

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

Social Distancing in Gettysburg’s Great Outdoors

August 20, 2020

Social Distancing in Gettysburg’s Great Outdoors

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and the surrounding countryside offer plenty of opportunities to get out and explore ... Read This Story

10 Safe Things to do With Your Kids in Gettysburg This Summer

July 23, 2020

10 Safe Things to do With Your Kids in Gettysburg This Summer

2020 has thrown a lot of curve balls our ... Read This Story

10 Things to do in Gettysburg this Winter

January 14, 2020

10 Things to do in Gettysburg this Winter

Gettysburg, Pa., is an incredible year-round travel destination. Not only is the area ... Read This Story

Twelve Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit in Gettysburg

November 27, 2019

Twelve Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit in Gettysburg

The holiday season is here, and if you are hoping to ... Read This Story

Li’l Lincoln in Gettysburg

July 12, 2019

He’s little, he’s fun… and oh so photogenic! Take Li’l Lincoln along with you on all of your Gettysburg adventures!

Be sure to post your Li’l Lincoln photos to social media and participate in our monthly #LilLincoln Instagram contest! All that you need to do to enter is take Li’l Lincoln with you on your trip to Gettysburg and snap some photos. Post your favorites to Instagram using the hashtag #LilLincoln. We’ll choose one #LilLincoln photo winner at the end of each month!

Visit our website to download and print your own Li’l Lincoln before your trip, or visit the ... Read This Story

10 Experiences To Have This Summer In Gettysburg

June 20, 2019

10 Experiences To Have This Summer In Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is best known for its Civil War history, but the town ... Read This Story

Things To Do With Kids In Gettysburg

February 28, 2019

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is an excellent destination for families with kids. The area offers a small-town feel, yet boasts a large variety of experiences that both parents and kids can enjoy.

We wanted to provide you a guide that will help you plan your family’s getaway to Gettysburg. No matter the ages or interests of your kids, we know you’ll find something in the list below that will provide your family with those vacation memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you are a parent or a grandparent, grab a notebook and pen, take a look at the guide below and start ... Read This Story

Pizza Night in Gettysburg

February 21, 2019

Pizza Night in Gettysburg

What better way to spend the day than with a cheesy pizza pie shared with friends and ... Read This Story

Things to Do for Under $20 in Gettysburg

January 30, 2019

We know that vacations can get expensive. After adding up all the costs, something that is supposed to be relaxing can turn into a stressor. The good news is, you don’t have to break your budget to vacation in Gettysburg. From history to the paranormal and family-friendly attractions to a trail of adult beverages, we’ve compiled a list of things to do for under $20 (per person) in Gettysburg!

Museums

We have museums for all ages and interests here in Gettysburg – and the good news is that they won’t break the bank! Many people like to begin their trip with a ... Read This Story

Comfort Foods to Try in Gettysburg

December 20, 2018

Comfort Foods to Try in Gettysburg

Sometimes in life, you want fresh and healthy food, and sometimes you want straight up ... Read This Story

Take a Walk in President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Footsteps

October 25, 2018

On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a 272-word speech to dedicate a new National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the site of the three day Battle of Gettysburg. Although both his time in Gettysburg and the speech that he made were brief, his words have echoed throughout history and his Gettysburg Address has become one of the most recognized and well-known speeches in American history. Today, you can not only witness Lincoln’s impact throughout the town of Gettysburg, you can actually walk in his footsteps. Check out these five locations to walk in Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg footsteps!

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad ... Read This Story

Walk in General Eisenhower’s Footsteps – 5 Spots to Visit in Gettysburg

September 13, 2018

General Dwight D. Eisenhower was a resident of Gettysburg not only during his later years, but also early in his military career as the commander of Camp Colt, a tank training camp on the fields of Pickett’s Charge, during World War I. During both of those experiences, Eisenhower could be found throughout the town and the battlefields in service of his country as well as his family. The homes where he lived, buildings where he worked and battlefields he lead through can all be seen today across the town. Lace up your boots and visit these 5 places where you ... Read This Story

10 “Instagrammable” Spots in Gettysburg

August 22, 2018

10 “Instagrammable” Spots in Gettysburg

With its remarkable history, gorgeous countryside views and spunky personality, the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is ... Read This Story

What kind of traveler are you?

July 26, 2018

What kind of traveler are you?

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania offers such diverse experiences that draw a variety of travelers to the area. ... Read This Story

Making the Most of Gettysburg in a Day

July 10, 2018

Making the Most of Gettysburg in a Day

For most travelers, Gettysburg is a place that takes at least a few ... Read This Story

Where to Find Living History in Gettysburg

May 24, 2018

Where to Find Living History in Gettysburg

One of the best ways to experience history is to watch it come alive ... Read This Story

Pick-Your-Own Paradise

May 3, 2018

Pick-Your-Own Paradise

Adams County, Pennsylvania is the fruit belt, technically we are part of it, but once you have made a ... Read This Story

Seven Great Gettysburg Battlefield Hikes & Walks

April 5, 2018

Seven Great Gettysburg Battlefield Hikes & Walks

There is an abundance of ways to tour Gettysburg National Military Park. Each place ... Read This Story

10 Travel Tips for Your Vacation to Gettysburg

January 25, 2018

Your first trip to Gettysburg can often be full of questions… Where do I start? How long should I stay? Where should I eat? Gettysburg has so much to offer, and it can often be difficult to plan your trip if you haven’t traveled here before, or you haven’t visited since that 7th grade field trip you took when you were in school.

Destination Gettysburg is here to help! We asked our veteran Gettysburg visitors for their best Gettysburg travel advice. Check out their travel tips and suggestions.

1. “Start at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Explore the ... Read This Story

Homeschool Field Trip to Gettysburg: 7 Spots You Don’t Want to Miss

August 24, 2017

Homeschool Field Trip to Gettysburg: 7 Spots You Don’t Want to Miss

It’s that time of year again when school starts ... Read This Story

Top Patriotic Experiences in Gettysburg

June 29, 2017

Top Patriotic Experiences in Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania has often been described as one of the most patriotic places in the country. ... Read This Story

Family-Friendly Attractions in Gettysburg

March 2, 2017

Family-Friendly Attractions in Gettysburg

Families from around the country love Gettysburg and Adams County not just because it offers a one-of-a-kind ... Read This Story

Dog-tripping in Gettysburg, Pa.

November 3, 2016

Dog-tripping in Gettysburg

There are so many exciting ways to experience everything Gettysburg has to offer. One of our favorite ways ... Read This Story

Top 10 Things to be Excited for in Gettysburg this Fall

September 22, 2016

By Paige Neidig – There is something about autumn that awakens the senses! We gaze upon the beauty of vibrant and colorful leaves falling from the trees, smell a campfire on a crisp fall night, hear leaves crunch beneath our feet as we walk, taste freshly baked pies of the apple and pumpkin variety and feel the warmth of a cozy sweater wrapped close around us during these fall days and nights. In Gettysburg, these 10 things will give you all of the fall feels!

1. Fall Foliage

Gettysburg is beautiful any time of year. However, take a carriage ride on the ... Read This Story

Nine Ways to Experience Gettysburg for Free

August 25, 2016

Nine Ways to Experience Gettysburg for Free

Gettysburg has always been known as an affordable destination. With inexpensive lodging, dining and ... Read This Story

All Aboard in Gettysburg, Pa.

August 12, 2016

All Aboard in Gettysburg, Pa.

The history of Gettysburg, Pa., runs deep through the town. Also running through this small historic ... Read This Story

Four Presidential Places in Gettysburg

February 12, 2015

Four Presidential Places in Gettysburg

Abraham Lincoln, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, these historic figures have greatly ... Read This Story

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