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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.
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.
Explore the paranormal side of Gettysburg using professional equipment with an experienced tour guide where you are the investigator. We offer a small group setting, using our tools and expertise you become your own paranormal investigator and ghost hunter.
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!
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.
Visit Gettysburg. Learn some history. Bring home memories! We offer horseback rides on the Gettysburg Battlefield and battlefield and town horse-drawn carriage tours. Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield with Licensed Battlefield Guides on walking tours or private car tours- same day availability!
Under The Horizon (UTH) is an outreach based studio. We use our creative talents to serve our community. Offering walk-in art activities, pottery lessons, summer camps, parties, field trips and fundraisers. Enjoy our in-house pottery shoppe and online Etsy store at PrayerThumbprint.
The area's sweetest family tradition! Discover more than 12,000 elephant figurines in every size on display. Then check out our huge selection of candy, homemade fudge, fresh roasted peanuts and unique gifts, and stroll our acres of whimsical gardens. You'll never forget Mister Ed's!
Download the award-winning "Gettysburg: A Nation Divided" AR 360 mobile app today! Explore the battlefield in Gettysburg like never before, continue the journey at home wherever you are! Amazing AR technology, 360 degree spin arounds, artifact hunts, animated avatars and more! Available in Google Play and The App Store for only $6.99.
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!
A town changed forever! Dead and dying soldiers lying everywhere. Walk the streets of Gettysburg with a Licensed Town Guide and hear the civilians' experiences of life in Gettysburg before, during and after the Battle. Venture to Gettysburg's seldom seen places. Experience Lincoln's visit.
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, 35 Carlisle Street Gettysburg, PA 17325
Best known as the house where President Abraham Lincoln stayed prior to delivering the Gettysburg Address, the David Wills House features a National Park Service seven-gallery interactive museum relating the story of Wills, Lincoln’s visit and the Gettysburg Address.
Witness the Battle of Gettysburg from two unique perspectives – the civilians who called it home, and the soldiers on the battlefield. The story of the battle comes to life through both museum displays, and the battlefield orientation film, "Gettysburg Animated Map", produced by the American Battlefield Trust.
Go beyond the Battle of Gettysburg - experience the powerful stories of local residents across 300 years of amazing local history. ACHS - the county historical society in Gettysburg - offers free programs, tours and special events for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
Real people. Real decisions. Real outcomes. Inspired by decision makers at the Battle of Gettysburg, "In the Footsteps of Leaders®" offers an immersive experience on the historic battlefield. Learn lessons of communication, strategic planning, team building, adaptability and decision making.
Mount Hope Winery is excited to become a part of the Gettysburg community. Sample hand-crafted Mount Hope Wines, Swashbuckler Beers, Lancaster County Ciders and Spirits Distilling Company spirits at the new Gettysburg location.
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.
Let us guide your taste buds through a historic and savory journey throughout Gettysburg as we visit unique eateries, wineries and breweries and experience the food, rich history and culture in a way that only Gettysburg can offer.
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.
1863 Escape Room gives its participants the opportunity to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour. As the suspense, excitement, and intrigue build, you will work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to become a "hero" before time runs out. Proudly located in historic downtown!
Tour the historic Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback - hourly trail rides and narrated tours along the scenic trails of the Gettysburg National Park. No better way to see the Battlefield than on the back of an amazing horse!
Tours begin at McMillan Woods Youth Campground, West Confederate Avenue Gettysburg, PA 17325
Start your Gettysburg journey at the heart of the First Day's Fighting. Located along Seminary Ridge on the National Park Service's auto tour route, guided tours of the building's cupola are available offering wonderful battlefield views.
TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence winner.
Explore Gettysburg. The battlefield is vast. The names are legendary. The experience is humbling. Go prepared. Start your visit here. Begin with the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience. Tour the Battlefield with a Licensed Guide. Join National Park Service programs.
Bring back those summer memories with cold glass bottled sodas with pure cane sugar, over 60 flavors of Salt Water Taffy and those fun summertime candies from your youth! Everyone is a kid in our candy store. Stop in to discover over 3,000 items. Check out retro candies, modern candies and more.
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.
Are you tired of the same old push and shove ghost tours? Do you want to hear and talk to the dead? Do you love the ghost tv shows? We are paranormal investigators and we will prove to you that the afterlife exists. We will teach you to use paranormal equipment and be an investigator yourself.
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.
Walk in Lincoln’s footsteps in this free-to-visit museum featuring a self-guided tour, exhibits and artifacts relating to Lincoln and the railroad’s role in the history of Gettysburg. Stand where Lincoln arrived in Gettysburg on Nov. 18, 1863, the evening before delivering the Gettysburg Address.
Located in the same facility as the Mela Kitchen, Jack's Hard Cider offers tastings of Jack’s Hard Cider, glasses of Atomic Dog Wines and wonderful meals by the Mela Kitchen. There is plenty of Jack’s Hard Cider and Atomic Dog Wines to go.
1865 Gettysburg Village Drive Gettysburg, PA 17325
Spring means one thing for us - the beginning of the farmers market season! Come visit for your share of fresh berries, beautiful flower bouquets, a relaxing market atmosphere and some great family friendly events!
Gettysburg Transit Center, 103 Carlisle Street Gettysburg, PA 17325
April showers bring May flowers. Visit the new babies. Check our website for the Value Days admission prices and events. Spring brings the famous namesake miniature horses and their farm animal friends out of the winter doldrums.
Let's get goofy! We are experienced, engaging and enthusiastic performers and educators providing event entertainment, theme parties, family-friendly ghost stories and group activities. Enjoy Stilt Walking, Fire-Breathing, Clowns, Face-Painting, Improv Games, Circus Lessons and more.
Join us here at the Farnsworth House for historical and ghost presentations. Tour one of the most haunted inns in America during a ghost tour or paranormal investigation, or take an interactive history tour in Camp Tiger, our Civil War camp located right on property!
Battlefield Harley-Davidson should be a destination for every motorcycle enthusiast. The unique atmosphere offers motorcycles and one of the largest selections of genuine HD motorclothes, parts and accessories in Central Pennsylvania.
We're open seven days a week for both onsite consumption and to-go purchases. Enjoy wine by the glass or bottle or try a wine flight at one of our vast seating areas. Guests are always welcome to bring their own snacks along or purchase some from our selection.
Wine slushies are back!!
The Interactive Adventure for Young Historians.
OPENING LATE SUMMER 2021.
Journey back to Gettysburg 1863 with your family.
The 1863 home of the John Rupp family, the Rupp House will soon be home to a new, interactive experience for your family.
Travel back in time with a guide dressed in period attire as you walk through the Shrivers’ meticulously restored 1860 home to learn the other side of the Battle of Gettysburg - how families and their homes were affected during and after the battle that ravaged this historic town.
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.
Shop, Stay, Play! Stroll our quaint Main Street to find designer fashion, home decor and more. Two hotels, restaurants, year-round events and the best Back To School Shopping make The Outlet Shoppes a perfect summer destination! Atomic Dog, Home of Jack's Hard Cider coming soon!
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive Gettysburg, PA 17325
5+ Historic Military weekends happening during 2021. While on site, tour the Historic Daniel Lady Farm house and barn, which served as a Confederate staging area during the three-day battle and a field hospital afterwards.
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.
Stop by for yoga classes, Reiki services and wellness programs or reach out to us about our professional and organizational development events. We are proud to be a part of Gettysburg and want to give back to you.
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
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.
Preserving the heritage of over 200 years of firefighting from the Greater Hanover Area, this museum showcases historic memorabilia and equipment explaining the progression of firefighting throughout the years.
WALK the battlefield. GAIN the leadership insights. PREPARE for your greatest challenges. Join us in Gettysburg. They’re like no other leadership programs.
The leadership experiences integrate uniquely tailored, core learning modules with game-changing case studies.
Leadership Experiences at Gettysburg:
The Gettysburg Leadership Experience
Pursuit, Retreat and Resilience
Women of Distinction
6312 S Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 400 E Greenwood Village, CO 80111
It's hard to find an ugly time to view the orchard, but spring has to stand out as one of the most beautiful times to visit. There is nothing more exciting than to see the colors start to creep out of the branches.
Gettysburg Day Spa is a full-service salon and spa offering touch, rest, relief from stress and improvement of health and well being. We are located at historic Willoughby Run, in the old Gettysburg Country Club. Relax in historic comfort.
Ghostly Images Ghost Tours offer nightly 90-minute walking tours inside the Jennie Wade House or Haunted Orphanage. These Locations have been seen on popular television shows and visited by thousands of brave souls.
Weekly specialty tours also offered throughout the year.
Join us, if you DARE!
Located just two miles east of the Gettysburg Square in the Historic Montfort Farm. Brewing and serving beers and spirits on-site. Beer and spirits to-go. Enjoy slow hand crafted beers that deliver a historical experience with a nice selection of brewpub food options!
We are open daily from 11am-6pm for to-go sales and onsite consumption with limited indoor seating available. Our downtown Gettysburg Wine Shop is conveniently located just 1/2 block from the town center.
To learn more please call 717-334-1381
Family owned and operated, with a tradition of customer service excellence. We're dedicated to helping each person who walks through our doors find the products they need to bring their creative ideas to life. We also service all makes and models of sewing machines.