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Things to do with Kids

Things to do with Kids

Vacations are all about families ...

And many of you have young children you need to make smile. So where do you start when planning a visit to Gettysburg and Adams County? Check out a few ideas.

An experience for the entire family. Journey through the history of our nation with President Abraham Lincoln and enjoy American history presentations and collections, interactive train layouts, President Lincoln's Funeral journey, hands on activities and more!

717-334-5678

425 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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

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

717-334-6373

10 York Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Summer tastes delicious at the Gettysburg Farmers' Market. Sweet corn! Peaches! Tomatoes! Homemade Yogurt & cookies! Sample the flavor for yourself every Saturday morning on Gettysburg's Lincoln Square.

Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

717-642-5840

1537 Mount Hope Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

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 Historic Round Barn and Round Barn Farm Market is owned and operated by Knouse Fruitlands, Inc. The barn is just 8 miles west of Gettysburg.

717-334-1984 (BARN) 717-677-8842 (OFFICE

298 Cashtown Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

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

Visit Gettysburg, Learn some History. Take Home Memories! One and two hour Licensed Battlefield Guided Horse drawn Carriage Battlefield Tours in the luxury of our new carriages with air ride suspension! Guided in-town evening carriages and evening town rides with period musicians available.

866-907-0633 7174767428

297 Steinwehr Avenue,
The Gettysburg Heritage Center, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Get your Irish on in Gettysburg at the annual Adams County Irish Festival held the third Saturday of July at the Moose Park of Gettysburg.

PO Box 3492,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The authentic stories of this church hospital, where doctors & local citizen-nurses worked valiantly to comfort & save 140 wounded and dying soldiers.

717-334-5212 717-334-4958

30 Chambersburg Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Do you have what it takes to Escape Confusion? Work together as a team to solve puzzles and escape from one of our unique rooms in 60 minutes or less!

717-698-3088

12 Carlisle Street,
3rd Floor, Hanover, PA 17331

Come tour the Historic Daniel Lady Farm, which served as a Confederate staging area during the three-day battle and a field hospital afterwards. Open weekends. Also watch for special living history events listed in the events section, including battle reenactments during the summer and fall.

240-469-8642 717-338-1776

1008 Hanover Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Celebrating its 10th season, the Majestic Theater announces international entertainment that will keep audiences applauding all year.

717-337-8200

25 Carlisle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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 the first American-born saint.

301-447-6606 301-447-7172

339 South Seton Avenue,
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

A 5th generation family-owned business. U-pick cherries, blueberries, and apples available seasonally. Wine & hard cider tasting room. Live evergreen hedge maze. Full-service garden center and nursery. Open March thru Christmas.

717-677-8558 717-677-9567

405 Boyer Nursery Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Gettysburg Community Theatre is a not-for-profit community theatre organization offering performances and classes year-round in musical theatre.

717-334-2692

49 York Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

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