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.
Jump in the car and head to the Annual National Apple Harvest Festival at the South Mountain Fairgrounds, just 10 miles northwest of historic Gettysburg. Join the fun during the first two full weekends of October from 8 am to 6 pm daily, rain or shine. Admission for the event is only $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, free for children under 12; parking and shuttle service are included in the price of admission. South Mountain Fairgrounds is located near Arendtsville at 615 Narrows Road (Route 234).
Celebrating 54 years!
Attractions Include: 300+ arts and crafts vendors, antique and classic cars, antique cider press, farm equipment, gas engines, shingle mill, apple art, jellies, and syrup making, chainsaw carving, free live entertainment, hayrides, Kid's Country Barn and petting zoo, pony rides, pie baking contest and auction, pie eating contest, photo contents, scarecrow building and tractor square dancing.