Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
There's no better way to see the town you're visiting than to eat your way through it. Enjoy a culinary and cultural experience through historic downtown Gettysburg – one delicious taste at a time! Our season runs April through November with a special "Christmas Tastes & Traditions" walking food tour during the month of December.
Eat…Walk…Get A Taste of History…
Savor Gettysburg Food Tours now offers five unique culinary experiences:
Our Historic Downtown Food Tour offers an unmatched 3-hour food tour and tasting experience coupled with a cultural and historical tour of the town. Join us as we weave fascinating town stories paired with the most delectable culinary delights. Experience the true taste of downtown Gettysburg’s most loved ethnic and family-owned eateries. Experience the food, rich history and culture in a way that only Gettysburg can offer.
Grape Escape Wine Tour – Discover Gettysburg's food and wine scene. We like to think of it as the new culinary frontier where food, wine and history comes together to create a most delicious experience. Gettysburg is proud to showcase four distinctive wineries, all of which have a tasting room location within our downtown area coupled with a handcrafted artisanal food experience.
Farmer's Market Tour & Cooking Class – "There is no better way to get to the heart of any city than through its cuisine. And that means not just eating it, but shopping for it, cooking it and beginning to understand it." Taylor Holliday, New York Times. Join our local chefs for a colorful walk through Gettysburg's Farmer's Market, where they will take you through the market and show you how to shop like a chef. This dynamic downtown experience is filled with inspiration coupled with chef's tips and techniques. Then it's on to the kitchen for a hands-on cooking class where the chef will teach you how to turn the bounty from the market into creative and delicious dishes, paired with local wines. The menus are created based on seasonal ingredients, all 100% delicious and fun and easy to prepare.
Field to Fork Agritourism Experience – Join us for an all-day journey as we travel the historic roads of Adams County visiting local farms, harvesting seasonal produce, talking with farmers, sampling local wine and cider, hand picking local farm products and working with a local chef to turn our harvest into a fresh, delicious meal. We can't wait to show you all that our Gettysburg farmlands have to offer!
Christmas Tastes & Traditions Food Tour – Experience the magic of Christmas in downtown Gettysburg this holiday season! Stroll decorated streets on a festive 3-hour walking food tour highlighting the sights, sounds and unique tastes of this historic town. Enjoy stops at some of the best eateries and unique boutiques all the while learning fascinating facts and historic tales that define our “most famous small town in America.”
Admire the glittering lights, decorated store-fronts and our grand 30 foot Christmas tree in Lincoln Square, all adding to the ambience of “the most wonderful time of the year.” Get started on Christmas shopping for your loved ones as we visit several downtown stores that offer one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts — a perfect opportunity for any last-minute gift hunting you need to get done. Make a new Christmas Tradition with your family and friends. The 12 Tastes of Christmas promises to be delicious, delightful and decidedly local.
For a Group Bus Tour, please contact Lori Mitchell at email@example.com or 717-688-9584