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Winter Getaway

Discover Gettysburg, Pa, this winter for a weekend getaway or a mid-week escape. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventure, history or a quiet escape, Gettysburg is ready to welcome you. Spend a few days enjoying our food, shops and each other and rejuvenate your soul to start a new year.

If you are looking for adventure, head to Liberty Mountain Resort where you can ski and board with downhill and park options. You can also have a ball cruising down the snow tube hill – friends or family, it’s fun for all. And don't miss ice skating with friends and family. You’ll find a variety of activities scheduled throughout the season. Don’t forget to hit the tavern for a warm drink and bite to eat.

Winter is a great time to take in the history. It may be a little chilly outside, but there is something beautiful about fresh snow on the battlefields. Be sure to make time for the Presidents, whether on their special weekend or anytime – you’ll learn about Lincoln and Eisenhower through tours and museums.

Maybe all you need is a little time away. If so, just escape to a little inn, a cool cabin or a comfy hotel. Wander the shops, taste our wines and ciders and discover the new Gettysburg foodie scene. You will quickly find that Gettysburg is your new favorite place to make your own history.

A Winter Couple's Retreat

A Winter Couple's Retreat

In the winter months, sometimes all we want to do is get away and snuggle up with the one we love. Cozy, small-town Gettysburg has the perfect balance of recreational activities and relaxation for that much-needed long-weekend getaway.

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Your 2017 Gettysburg Holiday Bucket List

Your 2017 Gettysburg Holiday Bucket List

With “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” right around the corner, Gettysburg is gearing up for the holiday season. The town, with history and the spirit of the season blended so perfectly together, is transformed into a winter wonderland experience you won’t want to miss. If you’re looking for a place to get into … Continue reading Your 2017 Gettysburg Holiday Bucket List

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Wassail Punch – Honoring Adams County Apple Orchards

Wassail Punch – Honoring Adams County Apple Orchards

By Jess Clevenger – I recently came across a story about apple orchard wassailing and was instantly intrigued to learn more. I love hearing stories about traditions and customs of past generations and places, especially those associated with apple orchards. Apple orchard wassailing seemingly originated in cider-producing areas of England. Sometime in the winter months, most … Continue reading Wassail Punch – Honoring Adams County Apple Orchards

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