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Stay in Gettysburg and stray throughout Adams County, Maryland and areas of Pennsylvania. Discover history, factory tours, arts and family fun.

Explore the preserve where people and animals who jump, swim, fly, roar and tweet to greet you get closer together.

301-271-4922

13019 Catoctin Furnace Road ,
Thurmont , MD 21788

Head to the oldest park in the Pennsylvania state park system for quiet solitude spent in nature as well as fun recreational activities like snowmobiling and fishing.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road ,
Fayetteville , PA 17222

The Lincoln Highway, our nation’s first coast-to-coast highway, marked the birth of popular American tourism – vacationing by automobile.

724-879-4241

Route 30 , PA

Closed for the 2020 Season: Visit our downtown Gettysburg location – The Cider House seven days a week!

717-677-7047

2135 Buchanan Valley Road ,
Orrtanna , PA 17353

Immerse yourself in the great outdoors with hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, fishing, ATV riding and much more at the beautiful 85,500 acre Michaux State Forest.

717-352-2211

10099 Lincoln Way ,
Fayetteville , PA 17222

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, roller skating and the largest arcade in South Central PA.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road ,
Carlisle , PA 17015

The Shriver family homestead for 6 generations. Tour this museum complex consisting of the main house and award-winning grist mill.

410-848-2288

3311 Littlestown Pike ,
Westminster , MD 21158

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.

85 Bittern Drive ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Visitors enjoy recreational activities for every season at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Get active with hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, cross-country skiing ice skating and much more.

717-486-7174

1100 Pine Grove Road ,
Gardners , PA 17324

East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue is a non-profit animal sanctuary located in the rural foot-hill mountains of Fairfield, Pennsylvania.

717-642-5229

320 Zoo Road ,
Fairfield , PA 17320

Step inside an Adams County gem… small on the outside, filled on the side – this wonderful gift shop offers home, apparel and garden gifts.

717-624-1527

170 Stoney Point Road ,
East Berlin , PA 17316

Come see, smell and taste the many delicious varieties of Utz Snackfood.

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street ,
Hanover , PA 17331

Explore Franklin County and hike at Penn National hosting 85k acres of Michaux State Forest with trail heads from the community into the forest.

717-352-3046

3720 Clubhouse Drive ,
Fayetteville , PA 17222

The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to furthering the business efforts of the greater Hanover area.

717-637-6130

146 Carlisle Street ,
Hanover , PA 17331

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.

717-432-5011

2200 Rosstown Road ,
Lewisberry , PA 17339

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!

301-271-7574?

14039 Catoctin Hollow Road ,
Thurmont , MD 21788

See and feel the emotions rise and fall as you embrace Bull Run, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, Antietam and Gettysburg.

717-260-1861

1 Lincoln Circle At Reservoir Park ,
Harrisburg , PA 17103

UTZ snacks deliver freshness you can taste in every satisfying crunch. See how we create the taste through a factory tour.

717-637-6644

900 High Street ,
Hanover , PA 17331

Located off Pumping Station Road, this bridge was used by both Union and Confederate Troops, visitors today can walk across the lattice bridge.

717-334-6274

Water Works Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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.

717-942-2370

2 West Main Street ,
New Freedom , PA 17349

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