Plan Your Gettysburg Trip


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Day Trips

Stay Local. Wander Far.

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

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


170 Stoney Point Road,
East Berlin, PA 17316

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


2135 Buchanan Valley Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

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

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


3311 Littlestown Pike,
Westminster, MD 21158

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.


29 S. Middlesex Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

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

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

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

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


2737 Old Philadelphia Pike,
Bird in Hand, PA 17505

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


1537 Mount Hope Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

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

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

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


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

Biking 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.

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.


125 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

UTZ snacks deliver freshness you can taste in every satisfying crunch. See how we create the taste through a factory tour.


900 High Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Explore the zoo 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

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

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