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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.

Enjoy a relaxing bike ride through the Battlefield!

717-752-7752

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.

717-334-6408

241 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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

Shop the Market 7 am to 12 noon every Saturday morning from April to October on Lincoln Square.

Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Past & present meet in a multi-screen complex.

717-334-5577

20 Presidential Circle,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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

Winter is a season of recovery and preparation. We are closed to the public but look forward to seeing you in the spring.

717-334-7259

125 Glenwood Drive,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The Outlet Store is stocked daily with virtually the entire line of delicious UTZ products. It-s also where you-ll find exclusive Utz Gear.

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

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

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

See and feel the emotions rise and fall as you embrace Bull Run, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, Antietam and Gettysburg.

717-260-1861 1-866-258-4729

1 Lincoln Circle At Reservoir Park,
Harrisburg, PA 17103

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

Interactive exhibits, outdoor interpretive walking trail, free scavenger hunts available at the ticket counter.

717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Gettysburg's newest toy store featuring Barbie, plush animals, puzzles and so much more.

717-420-5465 717-524-8410

13 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Enjoy a fun and educational journey through the Gettysburg Battlefield atop our famous Double Decker Bus!

1-877-680-8687 717-334-6296

778 Baltimore 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 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!

717-253-5737

Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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