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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.

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

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.

717-337-9151

20 East High 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

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

Join us here at the Farnsworth House for historical and ghost presentations. Tour one of the most haunted Inns in America during a ghost tour or paranormal investigation, or take an interactive history tour in Camp Tiger, our Civil War Camp located right on property!

717-334-8838

401 Baltimore Street,
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

Places Through Time Living History has been providing high quality, specially-crafted historical interpretations for almost 20 years. And our newest endeavor, Tea and History, allows visitors to experience the sumptuous Victorian teas of the 19th century.

717-398-2684

One of Gettysburg's largest and finest gift shops. Featuring an extensive selection of books, art prints & collectibles as well as souvenirs and apparel.

717-334-6245 800-887-7775 (orders

297 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Ages 8 and up. What an awesome thing to do with tweens when visiting Gettysburg! Witness the Battlefield at the Speed of History! We are Gettysburg National Military Park permitted and authorized and tour with Licensed Battlefield Guides. There is no better way to feel and understand the terrain.

866-907-0633 717-476-7428

McMillian Woods Youth Campground - Right turn off ,
Google Map Directions https://goo.gl/sDNW1P, Gettysburg, PA 17325

UTZ snacks deliver freshness you can taste in every satisfying crunch. See how we create the taste through a factory tour.

717-637-6644

900 High Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Annual music festival taking place at various locations throughout Gettysburg each June.

717-334-7719 717-253-2244

The Spirit of Gettysburg offers an exciting historical journey for kids of all ages. Stand face to face with those whose roles shaped The Battle of Gettysburg and sense the purpose and spirit of those who here have their lives that this nation might live.

717-334-1265

241 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg's Newest Attraction! Fun for the whole family!

717-420-2409

247 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A 500-member non-profit agency supporting artistic efforts throughout the county's schools and communities.

717-334-5006

125 S. Washington Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Tours of the Gettysburg Battlefield and area using Segway Personal Transporters(TM) and Licensed Battlefield Guides.

1-888-4SEGTOURS 717-253-7987

22 Springs Avenue,
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

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.

717-334-0655

35 Carlisle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Summertime when the listening is easy. It brings the park to a full swing of activity. Open 7 days a week.

717-334-7259

125 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The Daniel Lady Farm, headquarters for the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association, played an important role in the three-day battle of Gettysburg.

240-469-8642 717-338-1776

888 Hanover Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The Lincoln Highway, our nation’s first coast-to-coast highway, marked the birth of popular American tourism – vacationing by automobile.

724-879-4241

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