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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.

Located in the forests of South Mountain, Kings Gap Environmental Education Center offers outdoor recreation, overnight lodging at the impressive Cameron-Masland Mansion and a variety of environmental education and interpretive programs.

717-486-5031

500 Kings Gap Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

Fall in love with autumn at The National Apple Harvest Festival! Enjoy beautiful handmade crafts, delicious food, and entertainment for the whole family!

717-677-9413

615 Narrows Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

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

Winter, spring, summer, fall - you'll find something to do in every season at the 3,500-acre Codorus State Park. Located just a short drive from Gettysburg, we're the perfect addition to your family vacation.

717-637-2816

2600 Smith Station Road,
Hanover, PA 17331

Closed for the 2019 Season: 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

Explore the preserve where people and animals who jump, swim, fly, roar and tweet to greet you get closer together.

301-271-4922 301-271-3180

13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,
Thurmont, MD 21788

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

Immerse yourself in the great outdoors with hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, fishing, ATV riding and much more at the beautiful 85,500 acre Michaux State Forest.

717-352-2211

10099 Lincoln Way ,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

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

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

Come see, smell and taste the many delicious varieties of Utz Snackfood.

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Central PA’s year-round indoor and outdoor entertainment complex is the perfect destination for all ages and every occasion, offering indoor and outdoor go-karts, miniature golf, two-tier LED LASERTRON laser tag, HOLOGATE VR, batting cages, roller skating and the largest arcade in South Central PA.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

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

1560 Fairfield Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Carlisle Events is one of the world’s largest presenters of car entertainment. We host 12 annual events for enthusiasts and car hobbyists worldwide.

717-243-7855

1000 Bryn Mawr Road,
Carlisle, PA 17013

Our Famous Washington D.C. Tour Our Nation's Capital, Washington D.C. is just a short ride from historic Gettysburg. See it in a day with the Stars and Stripes Tour! It is the perfect complement to your Gettysburg vacation or a fun day trip.

877-723-1863 717-528-1660

Pick-up locations at selected Gettysburg hotels,
and campgrounds, York Springs, PA 17372

East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue is a non-profit animal sanctuary located in the rural foot-hill mountains of Fairfield, Pennsylvania.

717-642-5229

320 Zoo Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Take a day trip to Gifford Pinchot State Park 30 miles northeast of Gettysburg and plan a day of outdoor fun with activities like hiking, horseback riding, swimming, disc golfing, ice skating and more.

717-432-5011

2200 Rosstown Road,
Lewisberry, PA 17339

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.

The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to furthering the business efforts of the greater Hanover area.

7176376130 7176376130

146 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

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

724-879-4241

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