Plan Your Gettysburg Trip


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.

Our Famous Washington D.C. Tour

877-723-1863 717-528-1660

Pick-up locations at selected Gettysburg hotels,
and campgrounds, York Springs, PA 17372

Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf provides more than four acres of lush landscaping, waterfalls, streams and even caves to play through.


1360 Baltimore Pike,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Fun for the whole family awaits with a visit to this three generation family farm. Stop in to shop or plan a visit for one of our fantastic events, festivals, classes, or tours.

717-677-8412 717-677-9494

545 Carlisle Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

From the freshest fruits and produce to flowers, herbs, vineyards, and more, our markets bring the best of Adams County to two convenient locations.

PO Box 3224,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Civil War living historians who portray the Lees.

717-337-2199 610-683-8861

A scrapbookers dream - an amazing selection of paper, embellishments, die-cuts, stickers and our own exclusive line of 2-page scrapbook kits!


238 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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


40 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Created by pre-school teachers. Seven rooms of activities allow children to explore new ideas through play. Especially for children 3 to 8 years old.


20 East High Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

See the ENTIRE Battlefield & watch the troop movements of ALL 3 days of battle. A great orientation.


241 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A computer CD-ROM, driving tour CD and 56 page guidebook with detailed maps, photos & trivia. Available online and at the National Park Book Store.

888-458-6475 603-471-0127

1195 Baltimore Pike,
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

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

Past & present meet in a multi-screen complex.


20 Presidential Circle,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A self-guided walking tour along the streets where soldiers fought, civilians lived and President Lincoln paraded to the National Cemetery in 1863.

717-334-6274 1-800-337-5015

571 W. Middle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Located in downtown Gettysburg, the museum offers visitors a world-class experience that tells the story of Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address.

877-874-2478 717-334-2499

8 Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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


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

In 1863, at the time of the battle, Sadie Shriver was 7 years old; her little sister, Mollie, was 5. Walk through the Shrivers' home to see their bedroom, typical of the time period, while hearing what these two young children faced during one of the deadliest battles in the American Civil War.


309 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Discover the Civil War where it happened and fully appreciate the cost and sacrifice of our Commonwealth in the struggle for justice and equality.

Destination Gettysburg Area Information Desk,
1195 Baltimore Pike, 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.


451 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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