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Things to do in Gettysburg, PA

View the most comprehensive list of things to do in Gettysburg, including historic battlefield tours & visits, special events, festivals & tourist attractions. Our online activities directory lets you search for the perfect addition to your vacation and add it to an interactive trip plan.

A Civil War Sutler serving reenactors, shooters, living historians, hobbyists, collectors and history buffs.

717-338-1864 717-338-1815

49 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Visit the place where Abraham Lincoln first set foot in Gettysburg to deliver his Gettysburg Address in November 1863. Discover the many lives of Gettysburg’s historic railroad station.

717-338-1243

35 Carlisle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The area's sweetest family tradition! Discover more than 12,000 elephant figurines in every size on display. Then check out our huge selection of candy, homemade fudge, fresh roasted peanuts and unique gifts, and stroll our acres of whimsical gardens. You'll never forget Mister Ed's!

717-352-3792

6019 Chambersburg Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Come visit our cozy, historical house/gallery in winter months! We have plenty of handmade jams, local honey, apple butters, goat milk soaps, pasture-raised eggs, and handcrafted mugs and bowls.

717-337-0451 301-908-7255

855 Taneytown Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Head to Caledonia State Park for a day of hiking, swimming, fishing, picnicking and more in the great outdoors.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

Civil War living historians who portray the Lees.

717-337-2199 610-683-8861

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

Shop the Market 7 am to 12 noon every Saturday morning from April to October on Lincoln Square.

Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Visit Gettysburg. Learn some history. Bring home memories! We offer horseback rides on the Gettysburg Battlefield and battlefield and town horse-drawn carriage tours. Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield with Licensed Battlefield Guides on walking tours or private car tours- same day availability!

717-476-7428 866-907-0633

Carriages: 297 Steinwehr Avenue,
Horseback: Youth Camp Entrance, McMillan Woods, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Mystical shop in Gettysburg, PA featuring Healing Crystal, Divination tools, Wiccan & Pagan ritual supplies.

717-420-5637

529 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Get Creative Toady - Pottery, DIY activities, shop and so much more.

717-752-4593

2650 Biglerville Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Fine jewelry with a personal touch can be found at Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers. Just a short drive from Gettysburg, discover a large selection of jewelry and watches.

717-624-1444

2 Lincoln Way East,
New Oxford, PA 17350

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

Stop by for complimentary samplings of our full-flavored and delicious wines. From sweet to dry and red to white, we have something for every palate!

717-420-5634

619 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The Gettysburg Story brings America's greatest battle alive for newcomers and experts.

717-500-1863

1195 Baltimore Pike,
available at the GNMP Museum & Visitor Center Book, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Tour the historic Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback - hourly trail rides and narrated tours along the scenic trails of the Gettysburg National Park.No better way to see the Battlefield than on the back of an amazing horse!

717-253-6300

Tours begin at McMillan Woods Youth Campground,
West Confederate Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Celebrating its 15th season in 2019-2020, Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater keeps audiences applauding year round!

717-337-8200

25 Carlisle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Immerse yourself in 19th-century culture, learn about the civilians & soldiers who struggled here, and discover the critical preservation work being done in Gettysburg.

717-338-1243

451 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Preserving the heritage of over 200 years of firefighting from the Greater Hanover Area, this museum showcases historic memorabilia and equipment explaining the progression of firefighting throughout the years.

717-637-6674

134 East Hanover Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

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