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.
The Farnsworth House is the only Civil War period dining experience in Gettysburg. Period fare served by period dressed servers in historic inn with over 100 bullet holes in the exterior south wall. Some specialties include game pie, peanut soup, spoon bread and pumpkin fritters, and steak and seafood dishes. We recommend reservations for our dining room which is open seven days a week at 5pm. Contact our bookstore to reserve your table.
We also have the family friendly Tavern, Sweney's, which serves lite fare with a touch of Pennsylvania Dutch.
Garden dining is available in season - dine along waterfalls and award winning garden.
Have children coming with you? Our children's menu is sure to please even the pickiest eater. This AAA recommended dining experience has something for everyone, and the Farnsworth House is the only restaurant in Gettysburg to have been reviewed by Bon Appetite Magazine, who wrote "History never tasted so good."
Our newly constructed beer garden is the perfect place to come, sit down, relax, and have a cold beverage. Offering entertainment on the weekends, our beer garden is the ultimate location to come with its view of Baltimore Street. With our kind and welcoming staff to serve you and shaded garden ambiance to keep you cool and comfortable, you are sure to leave satisfied.