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Spirit of Fall

With cooler temps and breathtaking fall foliage, autumn can be one of the best times to visit Gettysburg. There is so much beauty from the battlefield to the bountiful orchards of Adams County. Take a road trip and get lost amidst the rolling hillsides, history and fall flavors that make up Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Our orchards are brimming with ripe juicy apples, our trees are bursting with vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red and the spirits of Gettysburg are active in the fall. The days are the perfect temperature for battlefield tours by horse, bike, scoot coupe or Segway or to sit out in the countryside enjoying locally produced craft beverages along the Adams County Pour Tour.

Take the kids to the farm to pick their own apples and pumpkins or to get lost in a corn maze. Try out a ghost tour or paranormal excursion – whether you’re a believer or not, you will be encapsulated by the tales of those who haunt Gettysburg. End your day warmed up by the campfire, roasting marshmallows and sharing ghost stories of your own. And don’t miss the National Apple Harvest Festival in October. Look no further than Gettysburg for the perfect fall getaway.

Civilians and Spirits

Civilians and Spirits

Gettysburg is known for two things - our Civil War history and our lingering spirits… plan a visit where the two collide.

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Test your Adams County Apple Knowledge!

Test your Adams County Apple Knowledge!

We love our apples in Adams County, Pennsylvania! Our countryside is brimming with orchards, and while there is something to love about the entire growing season, we especially love apple harvest time! A fall visit to the Gettysburg area isn’t complete without experiencing a component of the county’s annual apple harvest. There is no shortage of … Continue reading Test your Adams County Apple Knowledge!

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Celebrate Autumn in Gettysburg: Five Flavorful Fall Drinks

Celebrate Autumn in Gettysburg: Five Flavorful Fall Drinks

By Jess Clevenger – Fall is officially here and there are signs of it everywhere in Gettysburg, Pa. The days and nights are crisper and cooler, the leaves are just beginning to turn, there is that “fall smell” in the air and seasonal specials are being featured at all of our favorite restaurants and shops. … Continue reading Celebrate Autumn in Gettysburg: Five Flavorful Fall Drinks

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