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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.

Head to the oldest park in the Pennsylvania state park system for quiet solitude spent in nature as well as fun recreational activities like snowmobiling and fishing.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road ,
Fayetteville , PA 17222

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

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

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.

717-486-5031

500 Kings Gap Road ,
Carlisle , PA 17015

Magician Michael Cantori will amaze and puzzle you with his walk-around illusion and mystery shows for any audience.

410-961-5903

23 Baltimore Street, Suite 105 ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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

Visitors enjoy recreational activities for every season at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Get active with hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, cross-country skiing ice skating and much more.

717-486-7174

1100 Pine Grove Road ,
Gardners , PA 17324

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

Do you have what it takes to Escape Confusion? Work together as a team to solve puzzles and escape from one of our unique rooms in 60 minutes or less!

717-698-3088

12 Carlisle Street, 3rd Floor ,
Hanover , PA 17331

East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue is a non-profit animal sanctuary located in the rural foot-hill mountains of Fairfield, Pennsylvania.

717-642-5229

320 Zoo Road ,
Fairfield , PA 17320

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

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.

917-449-9199

2264 Emmitsburg Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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!

717-420-2409

344 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

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

717-253-2244

PO Box 3491 ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Can your family escape in time? Bring your crew to Escape Gettysburg for a one-of-a-kind experience. Try to escape the Mad Hatter's Tea Parlor or pull off the Gettysburg Heist. You have 1 hour to escape a fun themed room full of clues with a team of 2-8 players.

717-769-5397

59 North Fifth Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The Lincoln Highway, our nation’s first coast-to-coast highway, marked the birth of popular American tourism – vacationing by automobile.

724-879-4241

Route 30 , PA

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.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road ,
Carlisle , PA 17015

Get your Irish on in Gettysburg at the annual Adams County Irish Festival held the third Saturday of July at the Moose Park of Gettysburg.

PO Box 3492 ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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

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