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Family Connections

Gettysburg has always been about connecting with history – whether it be learning about the Civil War, finding an ancestor who fought here or understanding what the Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg or the Gettysburg Address means to us today. As a vacation destination, Gettysburg is also a place for families to slow down and reconnect with each other.

Exploring the history of Gettysburg is why millions of people visit Gettysburg each year. Touring the battlefield, visiting the museums, interacting with living historians all allow us to connect with the historical happening of 1863. By walking in the footsteps of the soldiers and civilians of the time, we reconnect with our past and understand the impact this great tragedy still has on us today.

So many are drawn here because of family connects to the battle, others are drawn here to reconnect with their family of today. What better way to create memories than a visit to Gettysburg to bike the battlefield, hike across Pickett’s Charge or tour the town to learn about families like your own. Of course you have to mix in the fun with miniature golf tournaments, hikes at Strawberry Hill, go-kart races, pick-your-own fruit activities at our farms and outstanding concerts and festivals. Get ready to post your pics – you won’t want to forget one moment of your family time together.

Hop on Over to Hanover

Hop on Over to Hanover

Many visitors vacation in Gettysburg multiple times a year and are always looking for new things to experience. Take a short day trip over to Hanover, Pennsylvania on your next vacation!

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What kind of traveler are you?

What kind of traveler are you?

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania offers such diverse experiences that draw a variety of travelers to the area. From foodies to history buffs, from outdoor lovers to the family traveler… there is a little bit of something for everyone. With so many options on things to do, we thought we’d help you narrow it down based on how … Continue reading What kind of traveler are you?

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Walk in General Eisenhower’s Footsteps – 5 Spots to Visit in Gettysburg

Walk in General Eisenhower’s Footsteps – 5 Spots to Visit in Gettysburg

General Dwight D. Eisenhower was a resident of Gettysburg not only during his later years, but also early in his military career as the commander of Camp Colt, a tank training camp on the fields of Pickett’s Charge, during World War I. During both of those experiences, Eisenhower could be found throughout the town and … Continue reading Walk in General Eisenhower’s Footsteps – 5 Spots to Visit in Gettysburg

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