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‘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

Must-Try Beverages on the Adams County Pour Tour

March 17, 2020

Featuring 22 stops with countless craft beverages, the Adams County Pour Tour has a lot of choices! Whether you’re just about to start your passport journey or you’re a regular stamp collector, it’s nice to hear from fellow Pour Tour goers on what their drink of choice is. So we asked for your favorite drink on the Adams County Pour Tour and here’s a list of your must-try beverages!

Jahmba Series at Fourscore Beer Co. Recommended by Wendee Q. Lewis, Lauren Slater and Ashley Stark-Garvie

Fourscore Beer Co. releases a new beer every week as part of their One-Off Wednesdays. A ... 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

Once In A Lifetime Experiences In Gettysburg

August 29, 2019

Once In A Lifetime Experiences In Gettysburg

Maybe you’ve been to Gettysburg a dozen times, and you’re looking for new experiences. ... Read This Story

Sweet Treats That Will Cool You Down This Summer In Gettysburg

July 25, 2019

Sweet Treats That Will Cool You Down This Summer In Gettysburg

Summer is a wonderful time to experience Gettysburg! There is ... Read This Story

Li’l Lincoln in Gettysburg

July 12, 2019

Li’l Lincoln in Gettysburg

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

Adams County Pour Tour Beverage Maker’s Favorites

May 9, 2019

From wines, meads and spirits to craft beer and hard cider, the Adams County Pour Tour has flavorful beverages for everyone’s palate. Our creative and knowledgeable beverage makers work hard to perfect each beverage release. We’ve asked these beverage makers to do the impossible – to choose their favorite of their creations. We’ve compiled a list of Adams County Pour Tour beverage maker’s favorites, so you know exactly what to order next time you embark on the trail.

India Pale Ale at Thirsty Farmer Brew Works

“Our ‘brewer’s pet’ is the India Pale Ale, known simply as IPA. Our IPA is brewed ... Read This Story

9 Ways To Tour The Gettysburg Battlefield

April 24, 2019

9 Ways To Tour The Gettysburg Battlefield

Rightfully so, touring Gettysburg National Military Park is high on the to-do list of ... Read This Story

11 Experiences To Have This Spring In Gettysburg

March 21, 2019

11 Experiences To Have This Spring In Gettysburg

Spring is officially here, and we couldn’t be more excited about it being ... Read This Story

Things To Do With Kids In Gettysburg

February 28, 2019

Things To Do With Kids In Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is an excellent destination for families with kids. The area offers a ... 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

A Slice of Adams County

October 18, 2018

A Slice of Adams County

If Adams County had a signature dessert, it would be pie. If you want to eat ... Read This Story

Road Cycling in Adams County

September 20, 2018

If you are into road cycling and haven’t been to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to ride – here is your invitation. The area offers not only incredible historical experiences and exciting culinary and craft beverage scenes, it also boasts some fantastic road cycling opportunities. Aside from the very bikeable Gettysburg National Military Park, there are endless country roads surrounding the town of Gettysburg that provide stunning scenery and fun cycling. While the route possibilities are seemingly endless, here are three routes to get you inspired for your Gettysburg road cycling adventure. Each route below includes a map, cue sheet, description of the ... 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

Which Adams County craft beverage are you?

May 9, 2018

Which Adams County craft beverage are you?

There’s nothing quite like a perfectly poured craft beer, the first glass of wine ... 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

The Stories of Gettysburg’s Black Citizens

February 1, 2018

The Stories of Gettysburg’s Black Citizens

The American Civil War left quite an impression on Gettysburg, even though our history touches ... 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

An Authentic Adams County Autumn Date

October 6, 2017

An Authentic Adams County Autumn Date

There is something about autumn that brings romance to the air. Maybe it’s cozy campfires, ... Read This Story

Seven Secrets of the Gettysburg Battlefield

September 29, 2017

Seven Secrets of the Gettysburg Battlefield

By Carl Whitehill – In my 10 years in Gettysburg, I’ve met some amazing folks ... 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

Fifteen Places Every History Buff Should Visit in Gettysburg

August 3, 2017

History is certainly everywhere in Gettysburg – through the streets, inside the buildings around town and out into the farm fields where war broke out more than 154 years ago. As one of the most visited historic destinations in America, Gettysburg attracts visitors from around the world to learn, to reflect and to remember those tragic three days in 1863.

But Gettysburg’s history doesn’t begin or end with the American Civil War. Today, the town remembers history of several eras – some that pre-date the epic battle, and others more modern.

At the same time, history buffs clamor to learn more, to ... Read This Story

10 Must-Dos on Your First Visit to Gettysburg

July 14, 2017

10 Must-Dos on Your First Visit to Gettysburg

So you’re planning your first trip to Gettysburg, where do you start? With ... 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

Where to Tune into Live Music in Gettysburg

June 21, 2017

Where to Tune into Live Music in Gettysburg

How can you make a beautiful evening in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania even better? Add ... Read This Story

Top 10 Places for Springtime Blossoms in Adams County

March 23, 2017

Top 10 Places for Springtime Blossoms in Adams County

There is something to love about every season in Adams County, Pa., ... 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

Ten Great Gettysburg Dates!

February 2, 2017

Ten Great Gettysburg Dates!

If you’re tired of staying in and watching Netflix, sweep your significant other off their feet with ... Read This Story

5 Ideas for a Girls’ Night Out in Gettysburg

December 8, 2016

5 Ideas for a Girls’ Night Out in Gettysburg

Sometimes life can get a little hectic and you just need a ... 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

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