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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 America’s first native-born saint.

301-447-6606 301-447-7172

339 South Seton Avenue,
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Authors Tour Nightly! Based on true stories from the best-selling book series Haunted Gettysburg. Guides take you to sites of hauntings.

717-334-1200 717-253-5013

27 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg Souvenirs and Gifts, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

717-334-2472

531 Baltimore Street,
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

Civil War living historians who portray the Lees.

717-337-2199 610-683-8861

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

Experience what life was like for Gettysburg civilians before, during & after the battle. An educational & inspiring experience for the entire family.

717-334-6245

297 Steinwehr Avenue,
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

Make history with Gettysburg's first live Escape rooms. Looking for something fun and different to do while in Gettysburg? You have exactly one hour to escape a fun themed room full of clues and puzzles with a team. Will you escape in time?

717-769-5397 717 420-2481

59 North Fifth Street,
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

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

iPad rentals loaded with a fully interactive tour system that allows you to experience the Gettysburg Battlefield from a completely new perspective.

717-334-6245

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

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