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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.

See the entire 6,000 acre battlefield at one time at the Gettysburg Diorama. Stand face to face with those whose roles shaped the Battle of Gettysburg and sense the purpose and spirit of those who here gave their lives that this nation might live at The Spirit of Gettysburg.

717-334-6408

241 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Ghostly Images Ghost Tours offer nightly 90-minute walking tours inside the Jennie Wade House or Haunted Orphanage. These Locations have been seen on popular television shows and visited by thousands of brave souls. Weekly specialty tours also offered throughout the year. Join us, if you DARE!

717-334-6296 Evening 717-334-1156

778 Baltimore Street,
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

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

A once a year three-day reenactment event with different exciting battles each day, live mortar fire, living history, Sutler village and great food.

717-338-1525

965 Pumping Station Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

1st Limited Distillery in South Central, PA, producing small batch, handcrafted and distilled spirits.

717-885-5095

1327 North Duke Street,
York, PA 17404

Trail-Way Speedway has provided quality family entertainment for 46 years. Watch a race in the rolling hills of South Central Pennsylvania!

717-359-4310 717-359-7056

100 Speedway Lane,
Hanover, PA 17331

With but few minor changes and repairs, the house remains much as it did more than 150 years ago. Authentically furnished from cellar to attic.

717-334-4100 717-334-6020

548 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

See over 10,000 elephants. Home to one of the most unique gift shops with plush room, Pez & magnet room, & the largest candy display in the territory!

717-352-3792 717-873-5145

6019 Chambersburg Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

A large assortment of Gettysburg souvenirs and apparel for the entire family.

717-334-2472

531 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

You may not be an artist when you enter Under The Horizon, but you will be one when you leave. Pottery, Ceramics, drawing, painting and so much more! All ages and abilities welcomed with open arms. UTH is Faith-In-Action. We are here-to-serve!

717-752-4593

2650 Biglerville Road,
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

A non-profit organization dedicated to preservation, conservation and education, as it pertains to East Berlin and outlying areas.

717-259-0822

332 West King Street,
East Berlin, PA 17316

A downtown wine shop where you will be able to sample and buy award-winning wines, enjoy wine by the glass, or peruse wine-related merchandise.

717-334-1381

25 Chambersburg Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Photography Venue - Regardless of the season, Beech Springs Farm provides a lovely backdrop for the memorable moments of your life. The farm's gently sloping lawns and meadows, stately farmhouse, rustic barn, stone walls, fountains, arbors, gardens and pond provide an idyllic backdrop for photos.

717-642-5695

784 Mount Carmel Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Open Year Round | An 18-hole championship course located just minutes from historic Gettysburg and designed by Ault, Clark & Associates.

717-642-8282

78 Country Club Trail,
Carroll Valley, PA 17320

A great thing to do while in Gettysburg. You have exactly 1 hour to escape a fun themed room full of clues with a team of 2-8 players. Will you escape in time?

717-769-5397 717 420-2481

59 North Fifth Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Clothing, gifts and mementos. Located conveniently in Gettysburg's downtown on Chambersburg Street.

717-334-7575

24 Chambersburg Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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.

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