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.
Nestled at the foot of the rolling Catoctin Mountains in Central Maryland, this unique hotel is acclaimed for its exquisite cuisine and luxurious accommodations.
Built in 1844, Antrim was once a thriving plantation and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The property now includes 40 guestrooms each uniquely decorated by the owner's wife, Dort Mollett, a full-service award winning restaurant, a pub with some of the finest whiskeys and cognacs in the world and a gorgeous wine cellar containing over 20,000 varieties.
Antrim 1844 has close ties with Gettysburg, as General Meade stayed on this historic property on the night of June 30th 1863 during the Civil War. He had been the Commander of the of the Army of the Potomac for only two days before fighting erupted. General Meade went on to defeat Robert E. Lee at Gettysburg and earned notoriety as one of the most important commanders of the Civil War. Antrim 1844 has named one of their rooms, "The Meade Room" in his honor.
Owners Richard and Dorothy Mollett have masterfully restored the Mansion and estate buildings on this 24-acre site. Visitors can enjoy firsthand the adaptive reuse of this exceptional restoration, expemliary service and escape to the timeless luxury of this historic property.