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Stay in Gettysburg and stray throughout Adams County, Maryland and areas of Pennsylvania. Discover history, factory tours, arts and family fun.

The Shriver family homestead for 6 generations. Tour this museum complex consisting of the main house and award-winning grist mill.

410-848-2288

3311 Littlestown Pike,
Westminster, MD 21158

In 1802, Elizabeth Ann Seton was a loving wife and mother. Within two years, her husband’s business failed, and he died. Just 29 years old, she was a widow, single mother of five, and bankrupt. Discover how she faced these challenges, thrived, and went on to become America’s first native-born saint.

301-447-6606 301-447-7172

339 South Seton Avenue,
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

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

The Lincoln Highway, our nation’s first coast-to-coast highway, marked the birth of popular American tourism – vacationing by automobile.

724-879-4241

Looking for a little extra fun - you've found it at the Carlisle Sports Emporium, a mega entertainment complex with over 75,000 sq.ft. of indoor and outdoor fun. Located just north of Gettysburg, we offer fun for all ages.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

See and feel the emotions rise and fall as you embrace Bull Run, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, Antietam and Gettysburg.

717-260-1861 1-866-258-4729

1 Lincoln Circle At Reservoir Park,
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Understand the Gettysburg Campaign through this multi-state tour which begins in Virginia and follows the armies through Maryland into Gettysburg.

1195 Baltimore Pike,
Destination Gettysburg Visitor Information Desk, Gettysburg, PA 17325

10 miles of trails featuring woodlands, mountain streams, ponds, & a restored mineral quarry. Trails open daily; trail maps & birding lists at kiosks.

717-642-5840

1537 Mount Hope Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Enjoy the Annual National Apple Harvest Festival at the South Mountain Fairgrounds. Join the fun the first 2 full weekends of Oct. rain or shine.

717-677-9413 717-677-4961

615 Narrows Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Bucket List? See the world from a whole new perspective.

800-763-5987

2737 Old Philadelphia Pike,
Bird in Hand, PA 17505

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

Step inside an Adams County gem... small on the outside, filled on the side - this wonderful gift shop offers home, apparel and garden gifts.

717-624-1527

170 Stoney Point Road,
East Berlin, PA 17316

The self-guided tour takes you through Adams County's historic interests, natural beauty & rolling orchards covering over 36 miles around Gettysburg.

717-334-6274 1-800-337-5015

571 West Middle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Catoctin Breeze is a boutique vineyard and winery operation producing small lots of fine quality Maryland wines.

240-449-0677 240-449-0777

15010 Roddy Road,
Thurmont, MD 21788

The Outlet Store is stocked daily with virtually the entire line of delicious UTZ products. It-s also where you-ll find exclusive Utz Gear.

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Penn National Golf Course Community is a 1,400 planned recreational community nestled at the foothills of South Mountain.

717-352-3046 800-221-7366

3720 Clubhouse Drive,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

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

571 W. Middle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth;...Robert Frost The fall colors will put you in awe of the season.

717-334-7259

125 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A Civil War and Railroad historical experience aboard a steam powered, authentic replica excursion train.

717-942-2370 717-600-6535

2 West Main Street,
New Freedom , PA 17349

A family-owned and operated orchard and winery. We feature a wide selection of red, white and fruit wines, as well as hard ciders.

717-677-7047

2135 Buchanan Valley Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

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