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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.

Winter Family Fun in Gettysburg

Winter Family Fun in Gettysburg

We know how stir crazy the kids, and the adults, can get during the wintertime. Pack the family up and head to Gettysburg for a long weekend!

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Taking a Snow Day at Liberty Mountain Resort

Taking a Snow Day at Liberty Mountain Resort

By Stacey Fox – Since winter finally hit in Pennsylvania, my husband and daughter have been taking advantage of their season passes at Liberty Mountain Resort, just down the road from Gettysburg, Pa. They decided it was time for me to head to the mountain with them and see if I still had what it … Continue reading Taking a Snow Day at Liberty Mountain Resort

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Ten Ways to Experience Gettysburg for Free

Ten Ways to Experience Gettysburg for Free

Gettysburg has always been known as an affordable destination. With inexpensive lodging, dining and attractions, it’s a great destination for a variety of travelers, especially families. And there’s no price more affordable than free. The region boasts a variety of free activities, museums and tours that make the trip enjoyable and give visitors some extra … Continue reading Ten Ways to Experience Gettysburg for Free

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