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Are you tired of over-crowded, walk and talk "ghost" tours? Do you want to experience what your favorite paranormal TV shows experience and use the same equipment they do? Do you want to hear and talk to the dead? We are paranormal investigators, and we will prove to you that the afterlife exists.
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!
In the summer of 1863, the people of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, endured unimaginable life-changing experiences during the 3-day battle. These tours tell the stories of the men and women of the town, their strength, resilience and courage, that inspire us today.
Meet at Unity Park, 37 Lefever St Gettysburg, PA 17325
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.
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
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.
Gettysburg Story Tour + Film brings the Battlefield alive for new visitors and buffs alike. The self-guided, driving, audio auto tour offers a gripping journey through the Gettysburg Battlefield following the official National Park Auto Tour route.
Available at the GNMP Visitor Center, online, and at other participating stores. Gettysburg, PA 17325
Discover the civilian experience like never before at the Adams County Historical Society's Beyond the Battle Museum – Gettysburg’s newest historical attraction. Travel through centuries of history in the footsteps of ordinary Americans who witnessed extraordinary events like the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln’s famous address.
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!
Everyone knows that Adams County is renowned for our amazing apples! As autumn rolls around, make sure to stop by the farmers market and pick up some of Adams County's favorite fruit - and any other fall favorites you might be craving!
Gettysburg Recreation Park, 545 Long Lane Gettysburg, PA 17325
Transforming lives by making you feel comfortable with yourself, through your outward appearance, so that it might permeate inward, to build your self-esteem and reach your highest dreams and potential.
Lincoln Into Art, Gettysburg's most prestigious and contemporary fine-art gallery, features unique portraits of Abraham Lincoln by world-renowned artist Wendy Allen. The gallery also hosts the American Art Retreat at Gettysburg, plein-air drawing instruction by master artist Amy Lindenberger.
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 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.
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.
Annual brass music festival taking place at various locations throughout Gettysburg June 8-12, 2022. 17 bands will perform in 2022. Visit the web site - www.gettysburgbrassbandfestival.com, for a complete schedule.
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.
Yes we are open all year round! Winter tends to be all about comfort and we have that here for you! Our market is still full of delicious baked goods, warm scarves, beautiful home decor and even freshly made soups! And, the best part, we still have apples in the bin for you to pick from!
Beech Springs Farm and Savor Gettysburg Food Tours have partnered to provide guests with a unique farming experience. After touring local farms, the ultimate destination is Beech Springs Farm where guests will savor a delicious meal under the spreading arms of the farm's maple tree.
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!
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!
With but few minor changes and repairs, the house remains much as it did more than 150 years ago. Authentically furnished from cellar to attic. Hear the story of the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg.
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!
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.
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.
The NEW interactive adventure for young historians in Gettysburg's most-family friendly children's history museum is now open. Explore the stories of Gettysburg through the words and experiences of children and young adults who lived here during the Battle of Gettysburg. Engaging first-hand accounts and interactive exhibits bring the stories to life. Visit GettysburgFoundation.org for tickets.
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.
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
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
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.
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!
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.
Opening soon - Take a step back into history by taking a self-guided walking tour and experience the museum. Our history, presented “in our own words” as told by the generations of families who have lived and thrived in Gettysburg and Adams County prior to, during and after the Civil War.
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.
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.
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.
Shop, Stay, Play! Stroll our quaint Main Street to find designer fashion, home decor and more. Two hotels, food court, restaurants TGI Fridays and Jack's Cider House featuring Mela Kitchen, along with year-round events make The Outlet Shoppes a perfect getaway destination!
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive Gettysburg, PA 17325
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.
Are you a hero? Find out at 1863 Escape Room in historic Downtown Gettysburg! Work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour before time runs out.
A botanical wonderland for downtown Gettysburg, PA: 100% local flowers and floral design, plants, and gifts
Reviving the love of local, seasonal flowers, and curating a handmade, heartfelt collection of gifts that spread joy.
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.
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!
Travel the historic fields of Gettysburg in the iconic, open air Double Decker Bus, or in the comfort of an air-conditioned guided tour bus. Watch history come alive through the eyes of a licensed battlefield guide. Enjoy a truly unique perspective into the three-day Battle of Gettysburg.
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 before, during and after the battle that ravaged this historic town.
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
Join us, June 9-14, 2023, for an exciting program featuring active battlefield experiences, lectures, and small-group discussions with leading Civil War scholars, including Harold Holzer, Peter Carmichael, Carol Reardon, Jennifer Murray, Jeffry Wert, Garry Adelman, and more!
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.
The official start to your Gettysburg visit. Explore Gettysburg. Begin with the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience. Tour the Battlefield with a Licensed Battlefield Guide. Connect to the battlefield with National Park Service programs.
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.
Real people. Real decisions. Real outcomes. Inspired by decision makers during and after the Battle of Gettysburg, the Gettysburg Foundation Professional Leadership Development programs offer an immersive experience surrounding the Gettysburg battlefield and our historic sites and experiences. All levels of management learn lessons of communication, strategic planning, team building, adaptability and decision making.
Battlefield Harley-Davidson should be a destination for every motorcycle enthusiast. The unique atmosphere offers motorcycles and one of the largest selections of genuine H-D Motorclothes, Parts, Service, and accessories in Central Pennsylvania.
Totem Pole always promises a star or two on the stage. You never know who will appear on our stage. In 2017 Michael Learned of The Waltons graced our stage.In 2016, Loretta Swit of TV's Mash appeared in Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks and in 2015 Melissa Gilbert of Little House on the Prairie.
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.
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.
All aboard for Gettysburg’s first and all-NEW immersive virtual reality experience. Travel back to 1863. Meet some of the station’s unlikely occupants. Hear the stories of historic figures in connection with the station during the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.