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A Spring Visit to Gettysburg


Spring in Gettysburg is an explosion of the senses. With the grand farmland surrounding the quaint towns, visitors and locals alike are awakened by what they see, smell, taste and feel. After a long cold winter like the Mid-Atlantic is experiencing, the fresh green grass appearing alongside budding flowers brings a warm smile to your face. That combined with the beautiful sunrises and sunsets makes every Gettysburg vacation day one for the photo books.

It’s the perfect time to take bike or horseback tour of the battlefield. You may also want to save time to play a round or two on one of our award-winning golf courses.

A drive through our countryside brimming with peach, cherry and apple blossoms delivers the aromas of tasty treats to come. Before long, our fields and orchards will produce the freshest fruits and veggies for you to buy fresh or enjoy at one of our many farm to table restaurants. Don’t forget the wines and ciders grown and produced right here in Adams County.

A spring visit to Gettysburg will tease your senses for a return in every season.

Family Fun for Young Ones

Family Fun for Young Ones

It is never too early to bring the kids to Gettysburg – give them a taste of history, mix in the fun, and you have a recipe for the perfect family vacation!

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Seeking places of reflection, rejuvenation and reverence

Seeking places of reflection, rejuvenation and reverence

By Carl Whitehill – Having moved around a lot after graduating from college, I get asked frequently whether I enjoy living in the Gettysburg area, especially since it seems as though I’ve finally settled down. I always respond the same way – that not only do I love living in the Gettysburg area, I enjoy the abundance … Continue reading Seeking places of reflection, rejuvenation and reverence

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Adams County Peanut Butter Eggs

Adams County Peanut Butter Eggs

By Jess Clevenger – As a foodie, my favorite way to welcome a new season is, of course, through food and what better way to welcome spring than through making homemade peanut butter eggs! I turned to the National Apple Harvest cookbook – a collection of trusted recipes from Adams County locals – and found … Continue reading Adams County Peanut Butter Eggs

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