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.

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!


425 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Make Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center your first stop and we'll make your visit to Gettysburg epic.

717-338-1243 1-866-889-1243

1195 Baltimore Pike,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Only at the Gettysburg Diorama can you see the entire 6,000 acre battlefield at one time. With over 20,000 hand painted soldiers, horses, cannons and buildings, the diorama includes a thirty minute light and sound show of the three day battle of Gettysburg. A great orientation program.


241 Steinwehr Avenue,
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

Let's get goofy! Add energy and expertise to your events with the Gettysburg Goofballs, professional entertainers and educators with over 20 years' experience in the entertainment industry.

917-449-9199 917-838-2598

2264 Emmitsburg Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A town changed forever! Dead and dying soldiers lying everywhere! Walk the streets of Gettysburg with a Licensed Town Historian and hear the civilians' experiences of life in Gettysburg before, during and after the Battle! Venture to Gettysburg's seldom seen places! Experience Lincoln's visit!


Lincoln Square,
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

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,
Gettysburg Heritage Center, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Civil War living historians who portray the Lees.

717-337-2199 610-683-8861

Comic books, toys, games and art in the heart of Gettysburg, PA


42 Baltimore Street,
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

Steinwehr is home to restaurants, lodging, specialty retail, gift & souvenir shops, museums, history centers, art galleries, tours, & living history.

717-337-1698 717-337-3491

Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Fresh lettuce, spinach, and garden plants from the Gettysburg Farmers' Market melt the cold of winter away! On Lincoln Square, every Saturday morning beginning April 30.

Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

From the freshest fruits and produce to flowers, herbs, vineyards, and more, our markets bring the best of Adams County. New location for 2017!

PO Box 3224,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The self-guided tour travels east & northeast of Gettysburg to East Cavalry Battlefield, New Oxford & East Berlin, covering 40 miles of Adams County.

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

571 W. Middle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Enjoy a relaxing bike ride through the Battlefield!


1195 Baltimore Pike,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Bring your children of all ages to the Brass Instrument Petting Zoo!

717-334-7719 717-253-2244

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

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.


35 Carlisle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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