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 Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center is the official start to your Gettysburg visit.
Then, tour the battlefield and visit the legendary landmarks with a Licensed Battlefield Guide.
Connect to the battlefield and its stories through National Park Service educational/interpretive programs.
Shop in the Museum Bookstore and gift shop, which offers a wide variety of items on the Civil War and Gettysburg. Eat in the Refreshment Saloon and sample some of the foods and recipes popular with both soldiers and civilians during the Civil War.
Visit the Eisenhower National Historic Site to tour the home of President Dwight Eisenhower. Take a self-guided walk around the farm and learn about the 1950s Secret Service operations and Eisenhower's role in World War II. Tours of the site are accessible via shuttle from the Museum & Visitor Center.
Tour the David Wills House, a National Park Service museum, in downtown Gettysburg. Visits include five galleries, two recreated rooms, including the Lincoln bedroom, two interactive stations, two films and a gift shop. Learn about the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, the establishment of the Soldier's National Cemetery and Lincoln's stay at the Wills House the night before he delivered the Gettysburg Address.
Discover the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital (summer only). The George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital is one of the best surviving examples of a farm used as a corps field hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg. Living history encampments and special programs are open to visitors Friday-Sunday in June, July and August. The site is accessible via shuttle from the Museum & Visitor Center.