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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.

Welcome Back to Gettysburg

Welcome Back to Gettysburg

So many families visit when their kids are younger and then don’t make it back for years. If you haven’t been here in a few years, it’s time to reconnect with Gettysburg, and each other.

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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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Gettysburg, a Shopper’s Paradise

Gettysburg, a Shopper’s Paradise

By Allie Hagerman I have always loved small towns. I grew up visiting small towns like Gettysburg for vacation every summer with my family, but it wasn’t until I started working in the Gettysburg area that I truly started to appreciate the appeal of shopping in a small-town environment. Visitors are often quick to explore … Continue reading Gettysburg, a Shopper’s Paradise

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