Category: Recreation & Rejuvenation
Battlefield Vantage Points
The Gettysburg Battlefield spans nearly 6,000 acres. From monuments and wayside markers to distinctive boulders and undulating ridges, there is a lot to see and learn while exploring the battlefield.
Countless locations on the battlefield provide vantage points that not only offer valuable insight into the military positions of both the Union and Confederate armies, but also showcase incredible vistas of this historic and hallowed land.
Join us as we discover some of the best vantage points on the Gettysburg Battlefield.... Read This Story
Flora and Fauna in Gettysburg
Roughly 1 million 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 to fall. ... Read This Story
Solo Travel in Gettysburg
By Tinsy Labrie
I am a lifelong visitor to Gettysburg who has recently 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. ... Read This Story
10 Things to do in Gettysburg this Winter10 Things to do in Gettysburg this Winter
Gettysburg, Pa., is an incredible year-round travel destination. Not only is the area home to ... Read This Story
A Girls Weekend AwayA 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
Once In A Lifetime Experiences In GettysburgOnce In A Lifetime Experiences In Gettysburg
Maybe you’ve been to Gettysburg a dozen times, and you’re looking for new experiences. Or maybe ... Read This Story
11 Experiences To Have This Spring In Gettysburg11 Experiences To Have This Spring In Gettysburg
Spring is officially here, and we couldn’t be more excited about it being one of ... Read This Story
Road Cycling in Adams CountyRoad Cycling in Adams County
If you are into road cycling and haven’t been to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to ride – here is your ... Read This Story
Pick-Your-Own ParadisePick-Your-Own Paradise
Adams County, Pennsylvania is the fruit belt, technically we are part of it, but once you have made a trip here ... Read This Story
Seven Great Gettysburg Battlefield Hikes & WalksSeven Great Gettysburg Battlefield Hikes & Walks
There is an abundance of ways to tour Gettysburg National Military Park. Each place takes visitors ... Read This Story
10 Travel Tips for Your Vacation to Gettysburg10 Travel Tips for Your Vacation to Gettysburg
Your first trip to Gettysburg can often be full of questions… Where do I start? ... Read This Story
Nine Places to Grab a Round after a Round in GettysburgNine Places to Grab a Round after a Round in Gettysburg
Scoring a great brew and a burger after a round of golf ... Read This Story
Family-Friendly Attractions in GettysburgFamily-Friendly Attractions in Gettysburg
Families from around the country love Gettysburg and Adams County not just because it offers a one-of-a-kind educational experience, ... Read This Story
Ten Great Gettysburg Dates!Ten Great Gettysburg Dates!
If you’re tired of staying in and watching Netflix, sweep your significant other off their feet with one of ... Read This Story
5 Ideas for a Girls’ Night Out in Gettysburg5 Ideas for a Girls’ Night Out in Gettysburg
Sometimes life can get a little hectic and you just need a night out ... Read This Story
Dog-tripping in Gettysburg, Pa.Dog-tripping in Gettysburg
There are so many exciting ways to experience everything Gettysburg has to offer. One of our favorite ways to explore ... Read This Story