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.
Whether you come to relax, to delve into Civil War History or to enjoy the great outdoors, you will discover a fun-filled family vacation experience at Granite Hill Camping Resort and Adventure Golf. Full amenities in the bright sunshine and forested seclusion in the tall trees are equally accessible. GHCR's scenic 150-acre Civil War era farm is graced with a perfect mix of woodlands, tree-dotted meadows and grassy rolling hills. Regardless of your personal definition of camping, you will always find precisely what you need at Granite Hill. GHCR offers private tent sites, spacious pull-thru sites catering to the largest RVs and Big Rigs, as well as a wide range of options in group camping and rustic cabins in a wooded setting. If camping isn't your style, enjoy a stay at the Historic Granite Hill Bed & Breakfast! This beautifully restored brick farmhouse dates back to the 1860’s and has seen much history in its 150-year lifetime. Whatever the preference, your Granite Hill campsite will never be far from a full range of resort amenities. Granite Hill is conveniently located far enough away from the crowds and commotion, yet close enough to what Gettysburg is truly all about. Make S'more family memories and book a camping trip today or make Granite Hill your base camp as you tour Gettysburg, Hershey, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Baltimore and Washington! Granite Hill is located just 6 miles from center square in downtown Gettysburg on route 116 west of town. Visit www.granitehillcampingresort.com or Google Maps to experience Granite Hill through VIRTUAL TOURS.
Amenities include: Big Rig sites, Group Camping, Scout rates, swimming pool, paddleboat and kayak rentals, playgrounds, doggie park (new 2016), fishing pond, basketball, shuffleboard, sand volleyball, horseshoes, arcade, Red Shed Café serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers wine & beer, Live performance venue, Sterling Pavilion, themed weekends, and tours to Gettysburg and and D.C.
Granite Hill is also home to the internationally acclaimed Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival! Since 1979, the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival presents twice a year in May in August as many as two dozen different traditional and contemporary bluegrass artists during the course of the four day event. Often New Grass, Old Tyme, Americana, and Singer/Songwriter performances will be sprinkled in here and there but the majority of the bands are the best of the bluegrass genre. Most artists will perform on the beautiful Timber Frame Main Stage while the Workshop Stage schedule presents a variety of informative and instructional presentations, band showcases, meet & greets, and jam sessions. Visit www.GettysburgBluegrass.com to see the lineup for the next festival.