Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
This year, we are celebrating the 155th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered 272 words that not only helped dedicate Gettysburg’s Soldiers’ National Cemetery, his words gave a sense of hope and re-unification to a town, and nation, that had been raged by war. His words, 155 years later, still resonate. In the spirit of the anniversary, we want to know – what do the words of the Gettysburg Address mean to you? What positive meaning can we draw from these words that is relevant to today?
How do I enter?
In four sentences or less, let us know what the Gettysburg Address means to you. Feel free to include a personal photo to accompany your entry. Submit your entry here. Contest ends November 9.
What do I win?
At the close of the contest on November 9, ten entries will be chosen to be featured in an upcoming blog. All participants will receive a small gift via mail with the address provided in your submission.
General Disclaimer: Submitting an entry or picture does not guarantee you will be featured in the blog. Submitting a picture with your entry does not guarantee that it will be used with your entry should we choose it to be featured on the blog. By submitting your entry you grant full rights of all content, written and image, to Destination Gettysburg with permission to associate with your name, city and state in any and all future marketing.
Throughout 2018, we want you to share your #GettysburgInspired moments with us! Post your Gettysburg photos on Instagram with the hashtag #GettysburgInspired to be entered to win prizes. Every month, three winners will be chosen.
How do I enter?
Post a Gettysburg photo to your Instagram account with the hashtag #GettysburgInspired. Your Instagram account must be public to enter.
How do I win?
Every month, three winners will be chosen. Destination Gettysburg staff will vote for the three best submissions each month.
Can I enter more than once?
You may submit as many photos as you would like each month. However, you only have the opportunity to win one prize per month.
What do I win?
Each month, we will give away different prizes. First place prizes could be tickets to a Gettysburg museum or attraction, free tastings at a winery or distillery, or a gift card to a Gettysburg restaurant. Second and third place winners could be a Destination Gettysburg t-shirt, umbrella, bag, etc.
How do I pick up my prize?
We will contact the winners via private message on Instagram for a mailing address. All prizes will be sent via US Mail.
General Disclaimer: No purchase necessary to receive your prize. Only one prize may be won per person each month. No exchanges are permitted.