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A Winter Visit to Gettysburg


While many visitors think of Gettysburg as a summer destination, others know that winter is the time to discover the peace that is Gettysburg. A quiet tour of the battlefield without the crowds of spring and summer allow you to see clearly how the troops moved along the tree lines and through the open fields. Winter recreation adds a new spin to what you thought you knew – just a few minutes from Gettysburg, Liberty Mountain Resort offers skiing, snowboarding and tubing for you, your friends and your whole family.

Bundle up if you are coming for a visit. A walk through town to hit our cool shops while collecting your holiday gifts will be brisk in December. Those days seem warm compared to January and February when the snow blankets the fields and sidewalks. You can expect temperatures to range from the 40s to the 30s during the day and dip in the evenings and overnight. We average about 3” of snow, but even the meteorologists struggle with predictions during winter. Be prepared to warm up by the fire in the evening – check to see which of our accommodations offer fireplaces before you book your room.

Cold or not, if you bundle up, Gettysburg is beautiful, peaceful and fun in the winter. It’s our little secret… for now.

Be Presidential in Gettysburg

Be Presidential in Gettysburg

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.

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Four Presidential Places in Gettysburg

Four Presidential Places in Gettysburg

By Cory Runk – Abraham Lincoln, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, these historic figures have greatly impacted the history of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg has always been the main attraction but there is a lesser known side to Gettysburg’s story, the presidential side. In honor of Presidents Day, I … Continue reading Four Presidential Places in Gettysburg

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Remembering Lincoln – Altogether Fitting and Proper

Remembering Lincoln – Altogether Fitting and Proper

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 Proper

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