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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.

See the entire 6,000 acre battlefield at one time at the Gettysburg Diorama.

717-334-6408

241 Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Tour the historic Gettysburg Battlefield at your own pace, by scooter! No motorcycle license required.

717-778-8776

2285 Emmitsburg Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Offering an award-winning fitness center, gymnasium, indoor pool, whirlpool and seasonal outdoor pool. Don’t let your vacation stop your recreation and fitness schedule!

717-334-9171

909 Fairfield Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

“Because everyone’s a nerd about something.” – Mr. Jones

717-334-6373

10 York Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Experience ranger programs & walks, campfire programs, living history & events that assist in preserving & interpreting the Gettysburg Battle.

717-334-1124 ext. 80

1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100 ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The 1863 Gettysburg Civilians: Hear their stories! Experience their drama! Knowledgeable, period-attired guides bring Gettysburg’s history alive.

717-624-8154

65 W. Middle Street, Tour information available ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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.

301-447-6981

339 S. Seton Avenue ,
Emmitsburg , MD 21727

A town changed forever! Dead and dying soldiers lying everywhere. Walk the streets of Gettysburg with a Licensed Town Historian/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.

717-253-5737

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, 35 Carlisle Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Gettysburg Community Theatre is a not-for-profit community theatre organization offering performances and classes year-round in musical theatre.

717-334-2692

49 York Street ,
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.

Lincoln Square ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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.

717-359-0070

874 Plunkert Road ,
Littlestown , PA 17340

Bring your children of all ages to the Brass Instrument Petting Zoo!

717-253-2244

PO Box 3491 ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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

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 in a bus or car tour with a Licensed Guide.

717-334-2436

1195 Baltimore Pike ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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.

717-637-2816

2600 Smith Station Road ,
Hanover , PA 17331

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

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.

717-677-8558

405 Boyer Nursery Road ,
Biglerville , PA 17307

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

Experience an unusual waterfall & cascading streams from atop Stone Mountain with Adventure Golf. A whole new element of excitement & fun for all ages

1-800-642-TENT

3340 Fairfield Road ,
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

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