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Destination Gettysburg recommends four days to experience historic Gettysburg, the Gettysburg National Military Park, and all the fantastic experiences throughout Adams County.

With the central location of our community, visitors can choose from Harrisburg International, Philadelphia International, Baltimore Washington International, Regan National or Dulles International Airports.

Yes, it is now possible to get to Gettysburg using public transportation utilizing Amtrak and Rabbit Transit. We provide more information on getting to Gettysburg via public transportation here.

We are only 90 minutes from the Nations' Capital.

No, because the Gettysburg National Military Park is hallowed grounds, the reenactment is held on a private farm.

Just one, hosted by the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee. The event is held as close to the anniversary dates of July 1-3 as possible. But, if you can't make that event, Living History Encampments are held April through October giving you a first-hand experience with Civil War soldiers.

There are several ways, including a service through the Gettysburg National Military Park and another through the Horse Soldier.

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