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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.

Spring Fever Getaway

Spring Fever Getaway

When Spring rolls around, everyone is ready to get out - and that means something different for everybody. Here is a great two day plan to help you get out this spring in Gettysburg and Adams County. Can't wait to see you!

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Hiking History: Exploring Big Round Top

Hiking History: Exploring Big Round Top

By Cory Runk –  When spring hits, my body tells me it’s time to get outside and be active. Spring can often be a big tease when it hits 70 degrees one day and then snows the next morning. Despite the ever-changing “mood” of the spring weather, you can’t help but get excited because you … Continue reading Hiking History: Exploring Big Round Top

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Face-to-face with Mother Nature in Gettysburg – Creatures, critters and cabbage

Face-to-face with Mother Nature in Gettysburg – Creatures, critters and cabbage

By Carl Whitehill – I don’t really care for the smell of cabbage, so I’m not sure why I agreed to plunge my nose into a stalk of “skunk” cabbage that Lizzy Ryan held in front of my face. Lizzy is the Assistant Education Coordinator at Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve near Fairfield, Pa. – just 20 … Continue reading Face-to-face with Mother Nature in Gettysburg – Creatures, critters and cabbage

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