Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
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.
You can also check for travel delays in Pennsylvania by visiting www.511PA.com before departing. There will be construction at the following four locations that may cause traffic delays this spring and summer. Click each bulleted item for an alternate route suggestion.
• Rt. 15 into Gettysburg from Maryland
• 116 into Gettysburg from Fairfield
• Rt. 30 into Gettysburg on York Road
• Baltimore Street