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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.

Looking for something quirky but educational? Our museum offers real history with a fun twist. The highly-detailed dioramas show the battlefield in action – but every handmade soldier is a cat! Come for the quirky, but stay for the stories of the men and women who lived during the Civil War.

717-420-5273

785 Baltimore St,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

See the entire 6,000 acre battlefield at one time at the Gettysburg Diorama.

717-334-6408

241 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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

Make your trip to Gettysburg complete with a visit to the Harvest Barn! We have a great selection of local produce and meats as well as ice cream, cheese, baked goods, seasonal home goods and penny candy!

717-353-2459

1924 York Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Just 1/2 block west of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg. Wildlife & nostalgic fine art, handcrafted gifts, contemporary Eastern Indian & Frontier Art.

1-800-664-9797 717-334-7950

27 Chambersburg Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Visit us at our new pop-up Tap Room located at Suite 420 at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. The tasting room at 410 Cashtown Road in Biglerville is closed.

717-334-4888

1863 Gettysburg Village Drive,
Suite 420, Gettysburg, PA 17325

"Because everyone's a nerd about something." - Mr. Jones

717-334-6373

10 York Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

If you are looking for original Gettysburg items such as original printed and embroidered apparel, books, flags, and souvenirs, see Grannie's Attic

717-334-0127 1-800-827-5127

13 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Go beyond the Battle of Gettysburg - experience the powerful stories of local residents across 300 years of amazing local history. ACHS - the county historical society in Gettysburg - offers free programs, tours and special events for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

717-334-4723

368 Springs Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

The original! Based on true stories from the best-selling Ghosts of Gettysburg book series. Guides walk you on historic streets to sites of documented hauntings. Several tours to choose from.

717-337-0445

271 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

What could be better than to celebrate Christmas in Gettysburg? Shop, dine and see a show in the historic town of Gettysburg.

717-352-2164 1-888-805-7056

9555 Golf Course Road,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

Stop in to discover the taste of J & P Winery. With over 40 varieties of wine from sweet to dry, we have something for every palate.

717-549-2513

48 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

An old time baseball festival the 3rd weekend in July played by the rules and customs and using the same style equipment and uniforms from 1864.

410-967-7482

965 Pumping Station Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Civil War living historians who portray the Lees.

717-337-2199 610-683-8861

The Center presents various performances from pop to bluegrass, Motown to gospel, orchestras to bands, Broadway to dance & children's shows.

717-477-SHOW(7469)

Shippensburg University,
1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257

Discover the treasures brimming from the Redbud House - the shop for housewares and gifts for any home in our new store in Gettysburg.

717-624-3147

23 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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