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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!
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!
The air is crisp and leaves are changing color so that must mean one thing...it's fall!
The Farm Winery location in Orrtanna is open for outdoor, onsite consumption and to-go purchases Wednesday-Sunday from noon until 5pm (Open at 11am on Saturdays).
To learn more please call 717-334-4631.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Hickory Falls Entertainment Center offers safe, clean, budget-friendly fun for the entire family within 30 minutes of Gettysburg! Parts of our facility are closed as a result of Covid-19. 18 Hole Mini-golf is open. Our Cafe is serving hot foods and frozen treats from Rita's Italian Ice/Frozen Custard.
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.
Living history portrayals: James Maclay, Civil War and Gettysburg veteran, and George Washington, our first president. Music performances: Popular songs from the American Civil War and Colonial America. Acting, Dramatic Reading, Poetry Reading, and Public Speaking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
*Closed for the 2020 season. Will reopen in 2021. From our petting zoo to our bottle feeding and pony grooming experiences, our interactive farm is fun for the whole family. We believe it's important for children to have fun, laugh, explore and have experiences that make memories for years to come.
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.
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, 35 Carlisle Street Gettysburg, PA 17325
Shop handmade, holistic and organic home and body products that are affordable and effective. We are happy to offer help and resources on holistic products so you can learn about what products best meet your needs.
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
Summer tastes delicious at the Gettysburg Farmers' Market. Sweet corn! Peaches! Tomatoes! Homemade Yogurt & cookies! Sample the flavor for yourself every Saturday morning on Gettysburg's Lincoln Square.
Miscreation Brewing Company, located in Hanover, PA overlooking Center Square, has the goal of providing a variety of quality craft beers and a welcoming atmosphere to all who step inside. Come check it out for yourself!
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
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
Come tour the Historic Daniel Lady Farm, which served as a Confederate staging area during the three-day battle and a field hospital afterwards. Open weekends. Also watch for special living history events listed in the events section, including battle reenactments during the summer and fall.
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.
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 a bushel or two of our spectacular stone fruits - and any other fall favorites you might be craving!
Gettysburg Transit Center, 103 Carlisle Street Gettysburg, PA 17325
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.
1195 Baltimore Pike, Available at GNMP Visitor Center and online. Gettysburg, PA 17325
The fall colors will put you in awe of the season. Home to miniature horses, performing animal shows, educational displays and events, races and animal friends of all kinds that you may touch and feed. Open Friday- Sunday: 10am-5pm. Available for birthday parties and special events.
Adams County Winery, the area’s oldest winery, has been crafting wine for over 40 years. Our downtown Gettysburg Wine Shop is conveniently located just 1/2 block from the town center and offers complimentary tastings of award-winning wines seven days a week.
Stop by the Harvest Barn this season for pumpkins, straw bales, cornstalks, mums and more! We also carry a great selection of Halloween decor, pillows, blankets, soup mixes, dips and penny candy, as well as cider, pies and dumplings!
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.
Carroll Valley Golf 18-hole championship course is located in a valley set amidst the picturesque rolling hills of South Central Pennsylvania, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This par 71 course, designed by Ault, Clark & Associates is a true championship length course.
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.
Tour the Gettysburg battlefield with the Gettysburg Driving Tour App! GPS-enabled driving directions, audio and video allow you the flexibility to tour the battlefield at your own pace based on your preferences.
Begins at National Park Visitor Center Gettysburg, PA 17325
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.
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.
For more than 41 years we have offered beautifully handcrafted products that are designed to inspire you and those you love. We have something to appeal to every taste and sensibility in our remarkable collection of art and artisan crafts.
What better time to visit a fruit farm than during the fall? Enjoy pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, a variety of apple baked goods, beautiful fall flowers and pumpkins and even an Orchard Scavenger Hunt for the family.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prepare for your greatest challenges. The Gettysburg Leadership Experience uses a variety of uniquely tailored, core learning modules with action-oriented case studies to engage the participants in the experience.
6312 S Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 400 E Greenwood Village, CO 80111
The Rupp House History Center tells the story of civilian life during and after the Battle of Gettysburg. See, hear and feel how the 1863 battle and its aftermath impacted the John Rupp family and their Gettysburg neighbors. Join us for hands-on history, living historians, Civil War programs family activities and special events.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Make history with Gettysburg's first live Escape Room. Looking for something fun and different to do while in Gettysburg? You have exactly one hour to escape a fun themed room full of clues and puzzles with a team.
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.
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
Our three-in-one store offers something for everyone. Sample popular food products from The Gourmet Pantry, shop the latest trends in The Women's Boutique and check out our bath and body and home goods in The Main Room.
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.
Spring has sprung at the Gettysburg Heritage Center! Open daily, the gift store offers a variety of apparel, books, collectibles, home decor, souvenirs and more! The start of the spring season means new products are arriving almost daily! One of the largest selections in Gettysburg, at great prices!
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.
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.