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Things to do with Kids

Things to do with Kids

Vacations are all about families ...

And many of you have young children you need to make smile. So where do you start when planning a visit to Gettysburg and Adams County? Check out a few ideas.

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

The Adams County Farmers Market frequently has family-friendly events where children of all ages can come and learn about healthy eating and Adams County agriculture. Check out what events are scheduled during your visit!

717-339-7396

Gettysburg Transit Center, 103 Carlisle Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The perfect walk-in activity room offering five types of creative activities including glazing ceramics, painting ceramics, creating crushed glass suncatchers, canvas paint alongs, and hand-made Gettysburg souvenirs. Reservations of parties with three or more are greatly appreciated.

717-752-4593

2650 Biglerville Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Looking for a way to excite your kids about the history of Gettysburg? Gettysburg: A Nation Divided allows your kids to explore the battleground through fascinating immersive animations, 360 spin arounds and compelling stories. Explore with the app together or on each family member's own device.

844-224-7669

1035 Austin Highway ,
San Antonio , TX 78209

See one of the most extensive private collections of artifacts from the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, Presidencies and Pop Culture.

717-337-2035

219 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Fun historical walking tours around town and paranormal expeditions where they kids are able to run the equipment and become the investigator.

717-521-2429

5 Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Ride into history on a memorable and enjoyable tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield on our gentle and well-trained horses.

717-334-5100

610 Taneytown Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Jubilee Cake Studio is a Decorate-It-Yourself Cake Studio. Pick your canvas – cupcakes or cake, grab your goodies – frosting, fondant, and sprinkles, and DECORATE!

717-550-7575

6 W Allen Street ,
Mechanicsburg , PA 17055

We are the only and longest-running bicycle tour company in Gettysburg’s History. This is the ONLY way to truly EXPERIENCE Gettysburg

717-752-7752

1195 Baltimore Pike ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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.

717-508-7793

Begins at National Park Visitor Center ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Steinwehr is home to restaurants, lodging, specialty retail, gift & souvenir shops, museums, history centers, art galleries, tours, & living history.

717-337-1698

Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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

View a collection of vintage racecars, artifacts, research library of rare books, and sport of auto racing documents & photos, plus a gift shop.

717-528-8279

100 Baltimore Road ,
York Springs , PA 17372

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.

240-469-8642

888 Hanover Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Summer is one of the most delicious times to visit our farm! Not only do we have a plethora of fresh fruits and produce, we also have delicious seasonal specialty milkshakes and the best berry, blueberry, peach and apple baked goods that anyone could ask for! And all only for a limited time!

717-677-8412

545 Carlisle Road ,
Biglerville , PA 17307

The original! Based on true stories from the best-selling Ghosts of Gettysburg book series. Guides walk you on historic streets to sites of documented hauntings. Several tours to choose from.

717-337-0445

271 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Adjacent to the Battlefield, President Eisenhower’s home and farm served as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders.

717-338-9114 x4411

1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100, Shuttle Service Only ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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.

717-632-9907

110 Hickory Lane ,
Hanover , PA 17331

Head to Caledonia State Park for a day of hiking, swimming, fishing, picnicking and more in the great outdoors.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road ,
Fayetteville , PA 17222

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

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