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Explore Adams County

Explore Adams County

Take a drive beyond the battlefield.

Gettysburg and the Civil War history has been the draw to our area for over 150 years. For those of us who live here, and for many who have visited, it is the beautiful countryside filled with farms, wineries, recreation and Civil War history, that has charmed us. Take a drive beyond the battlefield, discover covered bridges, unique history and beautiful preserves. 

Bicycling around Gettysburg is a great way to see the sites, enjoy our community and stay healthy. Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian presents a variety of ride options in town, on the battlefield and throughout scenic Adams County. Download a variety of cue sheets for your next Gettysburg bike ride.

Enjoy the Annual National Apple Harvest Festival at the South Mountain Fairgrounds. Join the fun the first two full weekends of October - rain or shine.

717-677-9413

615 Narrows Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Shop for your local, organic produce, pastured raised meats, & more organic products at Oyler's. We're open year-round!

717-677-8411 717-321-4657

400 Pleasant Valley Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

The Hanover Area Historical Society protects and promotes the historical heritage of the greater Hanover area. The Society acquires, preserves and provides access to historical buildings and sites and to artifacts and archives that have historical significance to the Hanover area.

717-362-3207 717-637-6413

21 Baltimore Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

From our petting zoo to our bottle feeding and pony grooming experiences, our interactive farm is fun for the whole family. We believe it's important for children to have fun, laugh, explore and have experiences that make memories for years to come.

717-359-0070 410-259-6707

874 Plunkert Road,
Littlestown, PA 17340

A free, self-guided tour takes of a small town, just 20-minutes east of Gettysburg. Allow approximately 60-minutes to complete the tour.

800-337-5015 717-334-6274

1560 Fairfield Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The fall colors will put you in awe of the season. Home to miniature horses, performing animal shows, educational displays and events, races and animal friends of all kinds that you may touch and feed. Available for birthday parties and special events.

717-334-7259

123 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Constructed in 1894 by Joseph Smith, this Burr-truss covered bridge is the only covered bridge in Adams County still used for daily traffic.

717-334-6274 800-337-5015

Jack's Mountain Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Northern Central Railway–Steam into History is an excursion railroad that offers an authentic experience where you can meet presidents and generals, experience the Wild West, enjoy the beautiful countryside and ride along the very rails that helped build and save our nation.

717-942-2370

2 West Main Street,
New Freedom , PA 17349

Learn about the history of the apple and fruit tree industry in Adams County, Pennsylvania through exciting exhibits and historic artifacts. Also make your own apple crate as a souvenir of your visit to Apple Country!

717-677-4556

154 West Hanover Street,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Stop by our store located on the circle in New Oxford to sample our mead and shop our line of homemade, all-natural honey bee products. We also sell beekeeping equipment and other supplies.

717-688-7151

15 Center Square,
New Oxford, PA 17331

Check out our 15-station sporting clays course with new traps and beautiful new cages and sign up for Wingshooting School offering exceptional wingshooting instruction for all experience levels.

717-253-9665

519 Gladhill Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

A 5th generation family-owned business. U-pick cherries, blueberries, and apples available seasonally. Wine & hard cider tasting room. Live evergreen hedge maze. Full-service garden center and nursery. Open March thru Christmas.

717-677-8558 717-677-9567

405 Boyer Nursery Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

There's a crisp in the air and leaves are changing color so that must mean one thing...it's fall! We're open seven days a week for you to enjoy our seasonal specialty wines, festivals, craft classes and tours. Our popular pumpkin spiced wine Dancing Pumpkin will be released on September 28th!

717-334-4631

251 Peach Tree Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

A European country escape awaits you at Pennsylvania’s Stone of Scone Farm.

717-345-5178 844-316-6238

1005 Littlestown Road,
Littlestown, PA 17340

An adventure through "America's Orchard" is a wonderful way to experience our authentic Adams County destination.

Historic South Mountain Fruit Belt,
Adams County, PA

Just because you are on vacation doesn't mean you stop being healthy. Pick up your copy of this booklet and select from half-mile to 4 mile scenic healthy walks.

717-337-4137 717-334-6274

1560 Fairfield Road,
Available through Destination Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Carroll Valley Golf 18-hole championship course is located in a valley set amidst the picturesque rolling hills of South Central Pennsylvania, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This par 71 course, designed by Ault, Clark & Associates is a true championship length course.

717-642-8282

78 Country Club Trail,
Carroll Valley, PA 17320

View a collection of vintage racecars, artifacts, research library of rare books, and sport of auto racing documents & photos, plus a gift shop.

717-528-8279

100 Baltimore Road,
York Springs, PA 17372

Located off Pumping Station Road, this bridge was used by both Union and Confederate Troops, visitors today can walk across the lattice bridge.

717-334-6274 800-337-5015

Water Works Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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