Set up your base in Gettysburg and take a day or two to explore the beautiful countryside area outside the battlefield. Tour the scenic roads throughout Adams County, Maryland and areas of Pennsylvania and discover history, wineries, factory tours, farms, arts and family fun.
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Open weekends in September and October for Fall flowers, decor sales, corn maze, hayrides, and pick your own pumpkins and apples.
Open for the spring planting season on the 1st day of Spring (March 19) each year, and remaining open until all plants are sold (usually early June).
In partnership with Jan Zell Wines, Boyer Cellars sells a variety of traditional red, white, and fruit wines and hard ciders. The rustic, spacious tasting room is located adjacent to Boyer Nurseries and features a chestnut wood tasting bar, ample seating, a wrap-around porch, and scenic views.
Learn about the history of the apple and fruit tree industry in Adams County, Pennsylvania through exciting exhibits and historic artifacts. Also make your own apple crate as a souvenir of your visit to Apple Country!
Take a day trip to Gifford Pinchot State Park 30 miles northeast of Gettysburg and plan a day of outdoor fun with activities like hiking, horseback riding, swimming, disc golfing, ice skating and more.
See history come to life! Here at World War II American Experience, we take great pride in sharing the true experience the war had on Americans and how it affected their lives. The museum hosts an extensive collection of military vehicles and artifacts along with their stories. Visit us today!
845 Crooked Creek Road, PO Box 3062 Gettysburg, PA 17325
Bicycling around Gettysburg is a great way to see the sites, enjoy our community and stay healthy. Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian presents a variety of ride options in town, on the battlefield and throughout scenic Adams County. Download a variety of cue sheets for your next Gettysburg bike ride.
c/o Dennis Hickethier, 85 Bittern Drive Gettysburg, PA 17325
Experience your love of nature at Strawberry Hill! Explore miles of hiking trails that connect to Michaux State Forest, engage with our naturalists by booking an educational program, play in cold mountain creeks or enjoy a picnic by our pond.
Less than 25 miles southwest of Gettysburg in the Catoctin Mountains you'll find this peaceful oasis with lakes, waterfalls, hiking and more outdoor activities. Give us a visit on your next trip to Gettysburg!
Northern Central Railway is an excursion railroad that offers an authentic experience where you can meet presidents and generals, experience the Wild West, enjoy the beautiful countryside and ride along the very rails that helped build and save our nation.
We invite you to our small batch family farm brewery. We serve craft beer and hard cider, and even grow our own hops behind the brewery! If you like to snack while you drink, check out our menu featuring farm fresh ingredients grown on site.
Central PA’s year-round indoor and outdoor entertainment complex is the perfect destination for all ages and every occasion, offering indoor and outdoor go-karts, miniature golf, two-tier LED LASERTRON laser tag, HOLOGATE VR, batting cages and the largest arcade in South Central PA.
No trip to Adams County is complete without a trip to a fruit market! Come and discover all of the delicious fruit and veggies that we have to offer. You may just find a new favorite in the process. And don't forget, we offer pick-your-own blueberries and apples in season!
A 5th generation family-owned business. U-pick cherries, blueberries, and apples available seasonally. Wine & hard cider tasting room. Live evergreen hedge maze. Full-service garden center and nursery. Open March thru Christmas.
The Adams County Crop Hop is A Farm and Market Trail, located in beautiful Gettysburg, Adams County, PA. The farms and markets along the Crop Hop offer a variety of seasonal fresh fruits & vegetables, pick your own fruit and flowers, farm tours, cooking classes, fresh meats, hands-on experiences, entertainment and more.
Join us for some family fun at The Land of Little Horses, where magic happens everyday! Land of Little Horses is an interactive experience. Come take a ride on one of our ponies, visit our petting zoo, and come see our many events!
Winter, spring, summer, fall - you'll find something to do in every season at the 3,500-acre Codorus State Park. Located just a short drive from Gettysburg, we're the perfect addition to your family vacation.
We're open seven days a week. Enjoy wine by the glass or bottle or try a wine flight at one of our vast seating areas. No reservations are needed. Guests are always welcome to bring their own snacks with them or purchase some from our selection.
The Hanover Area Historical Society protects and promotes the historical heritage of the greater Hanover area. The Society acquires, preserves and provides access to historical buildings and sites and to artifacts and archives that have historical significance to the Hanover area.
Located in the forests of South Mountain, Kings Gap Environmental Education Center offers outdoor recreation, overnight lodging at the impressive Cameron-Masland Mansion and a variety of environmental education and interpretive programs.
A preservation society located in one of Gettysburg's premier historic buildings offering an event venue, Underground Railroad Tours, a variety of educational programs, an October Barn Tour, and a Salvage Warehouse for those "do it yourselfers".
The Historic G.A.R. Building, 53 E. Middle Street Gettysburg, PA 17325
In 1802, Elizabeth Ann Seton was a loving wife and mother. Within two years, her husband’s business failed, and he died. Just 29 years old, she was a widow, single mother of five, and bankrupt. Discover how she faced these challenges, thrived, and went on to become the first American-born saint.