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Things to do in Adams County

Getting away to Gettysburg? Want to add something fun - take a short drive to one of the many small towns with big offerings. Love farm markets and crafts - head out to Apple Country and spend the day, or the weekend, at our overflowing markets and orchards. Wine tasting anyone - then head to our countryside and enjoy the flavors - and the scenic sights. Antique hunting - don't miss New Oxford or East Berlin. Be sure to take your time - wander through a covered bridge, have a picnic in the vineyard, or just take a country drive - just be sure to enjoy your stay.

Things to do in Adams County
Liberty Resort is a resort for all seasons!
Carroll Valley, PA
Shop the Market 7 am to 12 noon every Saturday morning from April to October on Lincoln Square.
Gettysburg, PA
Discover over 100 professional dealers in 300,000 square feet of display space. Just 10 miles east of Gettysburg on Route 30.
New Oxford, PA
Hospitality & delicious dinners served in a 190 year-old barn. Family recipes served include American foods favored by the area's German settlers.
Orrtanna, PA
The 1863 Gettysburg Civilians: Hear their stories! Experience their drama! Knowledgeable, period-attired guides bring Gettysburg's history alive.
Gettysburg, PA
1897 Victorian mansion of 6 rooms & suites personally decorated with Victorian and antique furnishings. Full breakfast & afternoon tea.
East Berlin, PA
Beautiful fruit farm & guest house attached just 15 minutes from Gettysburg. Enjoy picking fresh fruit, fishing in our pond, or gathering fresh eggs.
Biglerville, PA
Est. 1790, ten contemporary & traditional furnished rooms offer private baths, some with whirlpool tubs, wireless internet & Continental breakfast.
Abbottstown, PA
A free, self-guided tour takes of a small town, just 20-minutes east of Gettysburg. Allow approximately 60-minutes to complete the tour.
Gettysburg, PA
The self-guided tour travels east & northeast of Gettysburg to East Cavalry Battlefield, New Oxford & East Berlin, covering 40 miles of Adams County.
Gettysburg, PA
A 5th generation family-owned business. The only complete wholesale/retail garden center & farm market in Adams County, plus pick-your-own in season.
Biglerville, PA
Visit our 10,000 sq. ft. fireworks superstore! Pennsylvania's largest selection of fireworks under one roof! Nine miles south of Gettysburg.
Gettysburg, PA
Since 1950, Totem Pole Playhouse has provided professional summer theatre with high quality artists and a wide variety of theatrical programming.
Fayetteville, PA
Located off Pumping Station Road, this bridge was used by both Union and Confederate Troops, visitors today can walk across the lattice bridge.
Gettysburg, PA
Nowhere will you find more authentic German merchandise than at The Christmas Haus. Only 7 miles east of Gettysburg on Route 30. Open 7 days a week.
New Oxford, PA
Explore Adams County along this special trail including 2 of the area's newest wineries, 2 nurseries and 6 farm markets.
Orrtanna, PA
Circa 1797, 7 suites welcome you to an Inn where historians claim more Confederates passed through the front door than any other north of Richmond.
Cashtown, PA
Located in Fairfield, minutes from downtown Gettysburg & Ski Liberty, The Corner Brick combines a taste of past elegance with today's comforts.
Fairfield, PA
View a collection of vintage racecars, artifacts, research library of rare books, and sport of auto racing documents & photos, plus a gift shop.
York Springs, PA
Just 5 minutes from Lincoln Square, our 3-bedroom home offers peace, quiet and privacy for 2 to 8 people with all the comforts of home.
Gettysburg, PA
Trone Outdoor Advertising brings your business message to the consumer with outdoor billboard advertising.
Hanover, PA
A 3rd generation, family farm & market with fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, & fruit gift baskets; educational orchard tours for groups.
Biglerville, PA
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!
Orrtanna, PA
Enjoy the Annual National Apple Harvest Festival at the South Mountain Fairgrounds. Join the fun the first 2 full weekends of Oct. rain or shine.
Biglerville, PA
Inn, Estate & Full Spa on 30 acres of gardens, ponds, pasture, woods & waterfalls with 5 gracious Guest Quarters just minutes from Lincoln Square.
Gettysburg, PA
Office machines and furniture for all of your business needs.
New Oxford, PA
This upscale limited service hotel offers free high-speed internet, guest laundry, fitness center, express start breakfast & 24-hour guest service.
Hanover, PA
Just because you are on vacation doesn't mean you stop being healthy. Download this booklet of scenic healthy walks.
Gettysburg, PA
Attractions for the entire family - indoor/outdoor electric go-karts, laser tag, miniature golf, indoor play area, rollerball bowling and arcade games
Hanover, PA
Constructed in 1894 by Joseph Smith, this Burr-truss covered bridge is the only covered bridge in Adams County still used for daily traffic.
Fairfield, PA
Eight miles west of Gettysburg on Route 30, discover Gettysburg's first winery. Free tastings daily in a 130 year-old bank barn.
Orrtanna, PA
Two guided driving tours offering a look into the African American history of Gettysburg and Adams County. Reservations required.
Gettysburg, PA
Hickory Bridge Farm is a wonderful place to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the country in our lovely bed and breakfast.
Orrtanna, PA
Expansive views & wonderful wines made in our production cellar. Daily tastings. 8 miles west of Gettysburg off Rte 30, 1 mile North, look for signs.
Biglerville, PA
Located in the quiet town of Blue Ridge Summet, PA is this beautifully restored springhouse. The Inn is very unique, as guests rent the entire house!
Blue Ridge Summit, PA
Third & 4th generation family farm with seasonal, on-farm market featuring many kinds of tree fruit, vegetables, melons, berries, & fall ornamentals.
Arendtsville, PA
1840 four-bedroom farmhouse and cozy country cottage nestled in the middle of 83-acres of rolling Pennsylvania countryside.
East Berlin, PA
Enjoy our Civil War Farm, located on 65 acres just 5 miles from the Gettysburg National Military Park. There are 2 beautifully decorated facilities.
Littlestown, PA
The self-guided tour takes you through Adams County's historic interests, natural beauty & rolling orchards covering over 36 miles around Gettysburg.
Gettysburg, PA
Built in 1743, the house was located along Mason & Dixon's survey line with half in PA & half in MD. Today, we offer 4 rooms, 3 in MD & 1 in PA.
Gettysburg, PA
The Historic Round Barn and Round Barn Farm Market is owned and operated by Knouse Fruitlands, Inc. The barn is just 8 miles west of Gettysburg.
Biglerville, PA
A farm adventure waiting just for you - themed corn mazes with in-maze games, pick-your-own pumpkin field, hayrides, a zip line, corn box, and more!
Aspers, PA
Located on the Confederate Retreat from Gettysburg, July 4, 1863, food, spirits & lodging.
Fairfield, PA
Local family owned builder with communities in both York and Adams Counties specializing in building new homes for all lifestyles.
Hanover, PA
Two dining options in one restaurant... Lunch and dinner served daily at Lulu's Grille and Spirits or the Underside Pub & Eatery.
Abbottstown, PA
From the freshest fruits and produce to flowers, herbs, vineyards, and more, our markets bring the best of Adams County to three convenient locations
Gettysburg, PA
Penn National Golf Course Community is a 1,400 planned recreational community nestled at the foothills of South Mountain.
Fayetteville, PA
10 miles of trails featuring woodlands, mountain streams, ponds, & a restored mineral quarry. Trails open daily; trail maps & birding lists at kiosks.
Fairfield, PA
This brick encased log house is the second oldest building in New Oxford. Features private baths, sitting areas, fireplaces and central air.
New Oxford, PA
For nearly 200 years, the Cashtown Inn has greeted hungry travelers. Today's menu features traditional foods prepared in an eclectic fashion.
Cashtown, PA
Built at the turn of the 20th Century, discover old-world charm with modern day comforts. The home has been in the Martin family for 82 years.
Fairfield, PA
Since opening in 1993, a favorite choice for local & visiting golfers offering an outstanding challenge with two distinctly different nines.
Littlestown, PA
This quiet, genteel Bed and Breakfast is the best of beautiful surroundings, gracious hospitality, and exceptional service.
Gettysburg, PA
Allenberry, a 57-acre Country Estate with professional theatre along the famous "Yellow Breeches," features lodging, restaurants, swimming and tennis.
Boiling Springs, PA
Washington, DC tour by motor coach includes a stop at Arlington National Cemetery. Pick-ups at most Gettysburg accommodations.
Gettysburg, PA
The Chamber advances, promotes, attracts, stimulates, rehabilitates and revitalizes New Oxford, Pennsylvania.
New Oxford, PA
We proudly serve regional airports to transport you to Gettysburg. Diana's Limousines is a proud member of the National Limousine Association.
Littlestown, PA
Events
College Days and Nights at Liberty Mountain
Time: Wednesdays
College Event
Operation Thank You
Time: 9:00am-10:00pm
Outdoors Event
Owl Prowl
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Outdoors Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
Gettysburg Rocks
150+ bands across 12 venues in Gettysburg, PA with proceeds benefiting the Four Diamonds Fund in care of Penn State Mont Alto-s THON organization
Presented by:
Gettysburg Rocks
Time: See description for details
Concert Event
Do It For The Love Rail Jam
A Terrain Park Competition benefiting the American Heart Association
Time: 8:30am-3:00pm
Sports Event
Felix Hell, organist presented by Music, Gettysburg!
We've been counting the days since last year - the mighty Andover will sing and dance!
Presented by:

Time: 4:00pm
Musical Event
Valentine's Wine Dinner
Featuring Pianist Ed Bower
Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm
Wine Event
BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO
Presented by:
Majestic Theater
Time: 7:30pm
Concert Event
Sweetheart Luncheon
featuring Harpist Anita Smith
Time: 11:30am
Culinary Event
Valentine's Day Tea
Time: 4:00pm
Culinary Event
TREASURE ISLAND
National Theatre Live from the London Stage!
Presented by:
Majestic Theater
Time: 2:00pm
Theater Event
Community Appreciation Day at Liberty Mountain
Time: 9:00am-10:00pm
Outdoors Event
Paint Night
Honest Abe
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Art Event
Fiddler On The Roof jr.
Time: See description for details
Theater Event
Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge
Time: 8:00am-4:00pm
4th Annual St. Francis Xavier Lenten Fish Fry
Presented by:

Time: Fridays, 5:00-7:00pm
8th Annual A Women's Purse Live & Silent Auction
Time: 5:30pm-10:00pm
Fundraiser Event
Home Wine Making Class
Presented by:
Adams County Winery
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Wine Event
Mount Hope Maple Madness
Time: See description for details
Outdoors Event
Jeff Fahnestock, tenor, and James Hontz, guitar presented by Music, Gettysburg!
Two of Sunderman Conservatory's most honored faculty members climb the Hill for a magnificent evening
Presented by:

Time: 4:00pm
Musical Event
Wine and Cheese Sundays
Presented by:
Adams County Winery
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Culinary Event
Open For Lunch
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Culinary Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
Winter Fitness Hike
Baker's Knob Trail with Naturalist Guide
Time: Steps off at 2:00pm
Outdoors Event
The Irish in Gettysburg
A walking tour of the Irish Brigade
Living History Event
John Scott Adams Seminar
Pickett's Charge: 1922, The Marine Maneuvers at Gettysburg
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Educational Event
The Metta Ensemble presented by Music, Gettysburg!
Works by Copland and Dvorak highlight this new area favorite
Presented by:

Time: 4:00pm
Musical Event
Easter Candy and Wine Pairing
Presented by:
Adams County Winery
Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
Wine Event
John Scott Adams Seminar
Pickett's Charge: 1922, The Marine Maneuvers at Gettysburg
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Educational Event
Gettysburg College Choir presented by Music, Gettysburg!
The College Choir repeats the homecoming concert from its Nicaraguan tour as a benefit for Project Gettysburg-Leon.
Presented by:

Time: 4:00pm
Musical Event
Open For Lunch
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Culinary Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
Easter Festivities
Time: Noon-2:00pm
Childrens Programs Event
1st Annual Gettysburg Firkin Fest
A Craft Brew Festival featuring rare, cask-conditioned ales
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Culinary Event
Wine Glass Charm Craft Workshop
Presented by:
Adams County Winery
Time: 1:00pm-3:00 pm
Art Event
HGAC's Architectural Salvage Warehouse
Open the third Saturday of the month, April through October.
Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Fundraiser Event
Italian Night Wine Dinner
Presented by:
Adams County Winery
Time: 5:00pm-7:00 pm
Culinary Event
Wayne Hill And Friends presented by Music, Gettysburg!
Some of the area's favorite performers celebrate Easter in style!
Presented by:

Time: 4:00pm
Musical Event
17th Annual Greyhounds in Gettysburg
Hosted By Nittany Greyhounds
Dog Show Event
"Living History" Demonstrations & Events
Presented by:
The Rupp House
Time: Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm
Educational Event
Boston Shawm and Sackbut Ensemble with Schola Cantorum presented by Music, Gettysburg!
Party like it's 1500 as the world's finest Renaissance band returns to Gettysburg.
Presented by:

Time: 4:00pm
Musical Event
Gettysburg North-South Marathon
Presented by:

Time: 6:15am-Noon
Sports Event
Home Wine Making Class
Presented by:
Adams County Winery
Time: 1:00pm-3:00 pm
Educational Event
American Odyssey Relay Race
a Race through History
Presented by:

Time: See Website
Special Tour Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
60th Annual Apple Blossom Festival
Sponsored by Adams Country Fruit Growers Association
Presented by:

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Agricultural Event
Hertitage Hike
Pickett's Charge: 1922: The Marine Maneuvers at Gettysburg
Time: See description for details
Educational Event
Open For Lunch
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Culinary Event
Annual Spring Mother's Day Plant Sale
Sponsored by Gettysburg Garden Club
Presented by:

Time: 7:30am-2:00pm
Agricultural Event
Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra presented by Music, Gettysburg!
A Mother's Day tradition, this year featuring soprano Margaret Folkemer, with arias by Handel and Mozart.
Presented by:

Time: 4:00pm
Musical Event
Mother's Day Celebration
Time: Noon-5:00pm
Family Fun Event
69th Semi Annual Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Located at Granite Hill Camping Resort on Sterling Pavilion
Time: See Website
Concert Event
250th Littlestown Wine Festival
Presented by:

Time: Noon-6:00pm
Festival Event
Annual Spring Plant Sale
Sponsored by Gettysburg Garden Club
Presented by:

Time: 7:30am-2:00pm
Agricultural Event
Traditional G.A.R. Bean Soup Sale and Pulled Pork Sandwich Sale
Continuing by Popular Demand!
Time: 7:00am until Sold Out
Culinary Event
148th Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies
sponsored by Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission
Presented by:

Time: 2:00pm
Parade Event
"Courtyard Chats" at the Historic Rupp House
Presented by:
The Rupp House
Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
Educational Event
Man and Superman
National Theatre Live from the London Stage!
Presented by:
Majestic Theater
Time: 7:00pm
Theater Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
Historic Church Tours of Gettysburg
Visit and Hear of Events that Happened at Gettysburg's Historic Churches
Time: Wednesdays at 6:00pm
Educational Event
2015 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival
Presented by:

Time: See description for details
Musical Event
9th Annual BarnART Show and Sale
A Gettysburg Fest Event
Time: See Listing for Details
Art Event
8th Annual Gettysburg Fest
Time: See description for details
Festival Event
Mid-Atlantic Women's Motorcycle Rally
benefits Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation
Presented by:
Days Inn Gettysburg
Fundraiser Event
Celebrate Fathers
Time: Noon-5:00pm
Family Fun Event
42nd Annual Civil War & Collectors' Show
The largest Civil War artifacts & collectibles show in the nation!
Presented by:
The Daniel Lady Farm
Time: Sat. 10am-5pm & Sun. 9am-2pm
Collectors Show Event
Period Supper - Lee's Approach to Gettysburg
A Special Event By HGAC, the Historic Preservation Society of Gettysburg-Adams County
Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Culinary Event
152nd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment
Time: Gates open at 8:30am
Living History Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
Children's Butterfly Tea
Benefits "Adams County Special Olympics"
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Fundraiser Event
Gettysburg Bike Week
Time: 10:00am-10:30pm
Motorcycle Event
HGAC's Architectural Salvage Warehouse
Open the third Saturday of the month, April through October.
Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Fundraiser Event
Celebrate George Shriver's 179th Birthday
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Living History Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
Annual Peach Festival
Free Event!
Time: Noon-5:00pm
Festival Event
70th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Located at Granite Hill Camping Resort on Sterling Pavilion
Time: See description for details
Concert Event
HGAC's Architectural Salvage Warehouse
Open the third Saturday of the month, April through October.
Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Fundraiser Event
2nd Annual Gettysburg Brew Fest
Time: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Festival Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
USO Show and Dance
Hosted by the New Oxford Area Historical Society
Presented by:

Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Fundraiser Event
HGAC's Architectural Salvage Warehouse
Open the third Saturday of the month, April through October.
Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Fundraiser Event
24th Annual Adams County Heritage Festival
Presented by:

Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Festival Event
Fairfield Pippinfest
Presented by:

Time: 8:00am-6:00pm Saturday & 9:00am-4:00pm Sunday
Festival Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
51st Annual National Apple Harvest Festival
First 2 weekends in October!
Time: Saturday & Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm Rain or Shine
Festival Event
HGAC Civil War Barn Dance
benefits Historic Preservation Society of Gettysburg-Adams County's Barn Preservation Project
Time: 5:00pm-10:00pm
Dance Event
HGAC's Architectural Salvage Warehouse
Open the third Saturday of the month, April through October.
Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Fundraiser Event
Annual Olde Getty Place Gettysburg Halloween Parade
Presented by:

Time: 7:30pm
Parade Event
New Oxford 8th Annual Harvest Day & Parade
New Oxford's Traditional Fall Classic
Time: 10:00am-4:30pm
Family Fun Event
Gettysburg Blue-Gray Half Marathon & 5K
Presented by:

Community Health Event
55th Annual Gift Festival & Oriental Rug Event
A Ten Thousand Villages Event
Presented by:

Time: See Listing for details
Gift Show Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
The President's 13th Annual Remembrance Day Dinner & Ball
Two evenings, Friday and Saturday
Presented by:

Time: See description for details
Civil War Ball Event
Pancake Breakfast
sponsored by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Presented by:

Time: 7:00-11:00am
Family Fun Event
First Friday, Gettysburg Style
special discounts and late shopping hours
Family Fun Event
153rd Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment
Time: Gates open at 8:30am
Living History Event
Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies
Sponsored by the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Presented by:

Parade Event
154th Gettysburg Anniversary Civil War Battle Reenactment
Time: Gates open at 8:30am
Living History Event
Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies
Sponsored by the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Presented by:

Parade Event
Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies
Sponsored by the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Presented by:

Parade Event
Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies
Sponsored by the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Presented by:

Parade Event
Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies
Sponsored by the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Presented by:

Parade Event
Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies
Sponsored by the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Presented by:

Parade Event
Packages/Specials
Valentine's Weekend
Friday, February 13, 2015 until Monday, February 16, 2015
Lincoln at Gettysburg
Dinner with President Lincoln
Friday, February 20, 2015 until Sunday, February 22, 2015
Liberty Mountain Ski Package - Courtyard Gettysburg
Take a Snow Day in Gettysburg!
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 until Saturday, March 21, 2015
Family Snow Tubing Package - Wyndham Gettysburg
If you are looking for good old fashioned wintertime fun, create memories your kids will never forget at the Wyndham Gettysburg and enjoy the finest snow tubing trails in the region at nearby Liberty Mountain Resort's Boulder Ridge.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 until Saturday, March 21, 2015
Liberty Mountain Ski Package - Wyndham Gettysburg
Escape "cabin fever" to the beauty and splendor of the Wyndham Gettysburg and enjoy the finest skiing in the region at nearby Liberty Mountain Resort.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 until Saturday, March 21, 2015
College Days and Nights!
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 until Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Winter Specials
30% Off
Sunday, November 02, 2014 until Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Family Funtime Slumber Party Package
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 until Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Winter Special
Friday, January 02, 2015 until Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Spring Fling
20% Off April Sunday thru Thursday
Sunday, January 18, 2015 until Thursday, April 30, 2015