Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, PA, on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along with a 1957 PA GP 9 (converted to GP 10 in 1979) at the only place in the world where an original Pennsylvania railroad locomotive runs on a genuine Pennsylvania rail line.
Dates and Times:
Saturday, September 7 - 11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm
Sunday, September 8 - 11:30am
Sunday, September 22 - 11:30am
Thursday, September 26 - 11:30am
Sunday, September29 - 11:30am
The coaches are pushed and pulled by our vintage diesel locomotive. This excursion is one hour.
Tickets will be available to be picked up at the ticket booth in the back of the gift shop on the day of the trip. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.