There are so many exciting ways to experience everything Gettysburg has to offer. One of our favorite ways to explore the destination is to with our four-legged best friends by our side Check out some of our favorite stops for a “paw-some” adventure in Gettysburg!
The Gettysburg battlefield is an extraordinary experience for both visitors and residents alike, especially in the fall. With paths for hiking, running or just a leisure walk, this historical site is a great place to stretch your legs and learn more about the battle of Gettysburg.
Whether you have two feet or four paws, the view from Little Round Top is a must-see.
Along with local eateries, tasting rooms and museums, Downtown Gettysburg has several boutiques and shops that are all within walking distance to each other. Check out a few local shops, including Lark – A Modern Place which offers a wide variety of unique art, jewelry and home décor.
Looking for more fun downtown? Explore the many stories of Gettysburg with a downtown walking tour from the Licensed Town Guides.
Downtown Gettysburg is full of local eateries, each with their own history and character and quite a few are pet-friendly! Don’t miss Farnsworth House Inn Restaurant and Sweney’s Tavern, located on the Baltimore Street, just a few minutes from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. The Farnsworth House offers a broad menu, including a nice selection of specialty drinks and local beers and unique Civil War period fare.
After a full day of exploring you both could use a sweet treat to cool off. Head to Mr. G’s Ice Cream, a local ice cream shop that offers county famous, homemade ice cream. Good luck deciding between their shakes, cones, sundaes and much more. Don’t worry you can also find pup cups listed so there is something for every”pawdy”.
Gettysburg is home to quite a few wineries, distilleries and breweries that offer local, hand-crafted wines, ciders, spirits and beers. Many of the locations have dog-friendly outdoor seating to relax with your best friend as you enjoy a delicious beverage of your choice.
Be sure to check out the Adams County Pour Tour to earn prizes while sampling your way through our county’s award-winning libations.
If you are looking for something to do in the evening, nothing will get your blood pumping like discovering the spooky side of Gettysburg. Many of our ghost tours allow leashed dogs to join you as you adventure through the dark side of our historical town.
Bringing your pet to the area is fun and easy and gives people the chance to see the destination in a different light. Don’t worry—we have several pet friendly hotels, campgrounds and bed & breakfasts that will accommodate you during your next stay.