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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.

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

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

Explore the preserve where people and animals who jump, swim, fly, roar and tweet to greet you get closer together.

301-271-4922

13019 Catoctin Furnace Road ,
Thurmont , MD 21788

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!

717-253-6300

Tours begin at McMillan Woods Youth Campground, West Confederate Avenue ,
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

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

Enjoy a fun and educational journey through the Gettysburg Battlefield atop our famous Double Decker Bus!

1-877-680-8687

778 Baltimore Street ,
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

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

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

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.

717-334-0655

35 Carlisle Street ,
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

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!

717-334-6245

297 Steinwehr Avenue ,
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

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

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

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

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

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.

717-637-6674

134 East Hanover Street ,
Hanover , PA 17331

The Historic Round Barn and Round Barn Farm Market is owned and operated by Knouse Fruitlands, Inc. The barn is just 8 miles west of Gettysburg.

717-334-1984 (BARN)

298 Cashtown Road ,
Biglerville , PA 17307

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