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.
The senses are on overload in the fall. Bright colors adorn the trees as autumn foliage takes over. The orchards are bursting with apples that land in our markets and turn up in fresh-baked pies, ciders and delicious desserts. You can smell the crispness that is fall in Gettysburg.
This is the perfect time of year to stay longer on the battlefield or on the deck at the local winery without fear of overheating. With many festivals you’ll want to plan an extra day to make time for our traditional experience to be expanded with extra fun and food. If planning an October visit, book early as this month can be as busy as a weekend in July – and if you visit, you will quickly see why.
Gettysburg has hosted many presidents, but Eisenhower and Lincoln both left their mark on our community. We invite you to spend time learning their stories and feeling presidential while you’re here.Learn more about this trip idea
By Jim Cheney – As beautiful as the Gettysburg Civil War battlefield is, the true beauty of Adams County, Pa., lies in the countryside that surrounds the historic town. Despite visiting downtown Gettysburg numerous times, like many visitors, I had never taken the opportunity to really explore the rest of the area. Earlier this fall, I … Continue reading Taking the Scenic Route through Gettysburg’s Beautiful CountrysideRead this blog post
By Carl Whitehill – Years before I was promoting Gettysburg, I was actually covering Gettysburg with one of the local newspapers … well, sort of. I was rarely out and about seeing Gettysburg first-hand, but rather back at the office editing stories that reporters brought back after covering stories or events that took place in … Continue reading Remembering Lincoln – Altogether Fitting and ProperRead this blog post