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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

My Gettysburg Address

November 13, 2019

My Gettysburg Address

On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered 272 words that not only helped dedicate Gettysburg’s Soldiers’ National Cemetery, ... 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

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

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

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

Test your Adams County Apple Knowledge!

September 28, 2018

Test your Adams County Apple Knowledge!

We love our apples in Adams County, Pennsylvania! Our countryside is brimming with orchards, and ... 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

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

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

Don’t Miss these 10 Sunset Views in Gettysburg

November 2, 2017

Don’t Miss these 10 Sunset Views in Gettysburg

Anyone who has been to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania will tell you that the sunsets ... 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

Historic Dining in Gettysburg

September 8, 2017

Historic Dining in Gettysburg

The history of Gettysburg is undoubtedly one of the biggest draws to the area. It can be ... 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

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

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