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Spring is here – and the weather is warming up! The sun is shining and it’s the perfect time of the year to visit Gettysburg. Are you looking to host a function, making a stop on a bus tour, or looking for a place for a class field trip? Look no further than Gettysburg, Pennsylvania!

Gettysburg was recently named in the Top 50 Group Tour Destinations of 2014 by 
Byways Magazine, so whether you’re looking for a great place to meet, learn or just relax, Gettysburg is ready to make your group’s experience here a memorable one. Group tour planning is something Gettysburg excels in, and Destination Gettysburg is here to assist you in making your next group tour experience flawless.

Gettysburg is centrally located to many other great sites as well. Make us an essential stop on your journey, as we are located within 1-2 hours of Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Hershey and Lancaster; Washington, D.C.; and Baltimore, Harpers Ferry and Antietam in Maryland.

Come spend a few days in Gettysburg with us, and your group is sure to love the Gettysburg experience, as well as all the tastes, sights and sounds that goes with it! Gettysburg – your next stop on your group tour!

Upcoming Events

Disney's Peter Pan Musical
Performed by the Penguin Project
Gettysburg Community Theatre
5/10/2014
Annual Spring Mother's Day Plant Sale
Sponsored by Gettysburg Garden Club
5/10/2014
Music & Merlot for Momma Event
Blackhand
Reid's Orchard & Winery
5/10/2014

What's Your Gettysburg Passion?

Gettysburg is a very special place to me. I first came for the reason everyone else does, because a famous war was fought there, but I return so many times for a much deeper reason, a reason I never dreamed I would feel inside.
 
I first came to Gettysburg with my sister back in October of 2004. We came for the history and of course, we heard of this famous "haunted inn" and wanted to see if it was for real. I'll never forget the feeling I had once I got out of my truck and stepped foot on the streets of Gettysburg. It was soulful. I felt such an intense connection and I had no idea where it was coming from. It wasn't until my next visit just a few months later in early January of 2005 when I truly realized that Gettysburg was now a very special place for me and I'd return many times a year, year after year. 
 
At first I thought it was my military background that made me feel so proud to be here, but as time went on I knew it ran deeper than that.  When you're standing on Little Round Top looking out over Devil's Den and you take yourself back to those 3 days it sends goose bumps all over my body. How lucky I am to be standing here. How precious is this place I stand before. It's hallowed ground and you can feel it in your bones and you can even hear it if you let yourself listen. Each time I return to Gettysburg I feel like I'm coming home. I return because there's an ache in my heart that needs fulfilled if I'm gone too long. When I need to make some life changing decisions, this is where I come to do it. This is where I feel free, free to be me and listen to my heart. 
 
I don't know how else to describe Gettysburg besides a place I know I cannot live without and I'm sad it took me until my mid 30's to it.  My hope is that everyone that comes to Gettysburg to visit will leave with just a piece of what I feel when I come here, because if they do, I know they will return and won't wait too long to do so and I know anyone that was once incomplete will now be whole. My wish is that someday I will be able to call this wonderful place home. I'm very sad when I leave and at that very moment I drive west on route 30 outside the city, I long for my next visit. I long for my next trip home. 
Beth Youngblood-Dale
Johnstown,PA