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.
Programs designed to help children and families connect with parks in ways that engage them in exploring, learning, and practicing stewardship.
At the Eisenhower National Historic Site, children ages 7-12 are invited to complete the Junior Secret Service Agent Training Manual and earn their badge and certificate. Ranger programs on Eisenhower and the Secret Service will be presented. Children will also earn a special patch commemorating National Junior Ranger Day. Included in site admission. For additional information, call 717-338-9114.
At Gettysburg National Military Park, children and families are invited to take part in a special "Hands on History Cart" and Junior Ranger Station for National Junior Ranger Day. Civil War trading cards and official Junior Ranger patches will be presented. Free of Charge. For additional information, call 717-338-4469.
For more information go to www.nps.gov/gett.
GNMP Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325