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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.

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

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

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

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

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

717-334-6408

241 Steinwehr Avenue ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

In 1863, at the time of the battle, Sadie Shriver was 7 years old; her little sister, Mollie, was 5. Walk through the Shrivers' home to see their bedroom, typical of the time period, while hearing what these two young children faced during one of the deadliest battles in the American Civil War.

717-337-2800

309 Baltimore Street ,
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, roller skating and the largest arcade in South Central PA.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road ,
Carlisle , PA 17015

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!

717-334-8838

401 Baltimore Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

A self-guided walking tour along the streets where soldiers fought, civilians lived and President Lincoln paraded to the National Cemetery in 1863.

717-334-6274

1560 Fairfield Road ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Come see, smell and taste the many delicious varieties of Utz Snackfood.

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street ,
Hanover , PA 17331

Celebrating its 15th season in 2019-2020, Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater keeps audiences applauding year round!

717-337-8200

25 Carlisle Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Hear the authentic stories of this church hospital, where doctors and local citizen-nurses worked valiantly to comfort and save 140 wounded and dying soldiers.

717-334-5212

30 Chambersburg Street ,
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

Walk with us through the historic and haunted city of Gettysburg as we tell chilling accounts of the town’s gruesome history. Our tour is family and pet friendly!

PO Box 5757 ,
Williamsburg , VA 23188

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

A 500-member non-profit agency supporting artistic efforts throughout the county’s schools and communities.

717-334-5006

125 S. Washington Street ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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.

717-642-8282

78 Country Club Trail ,
Carroll Valley , PA 17320

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

An adventure through “America’s Orchard” is a wonderful way to experience our authentic Adams County destination.

Historic South Mountain Fruit Belt ,
Adams County , PA

Experience Gettysburg on a level offered no place else! We offer guided tours, hourly rentals and relaxing twilight rides.

717-398-2600

71 Buford Ave ,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

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