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Spirit of Fall

With cooler temps and breathtaking fall foliage, autumn can be one of the best times to visit Gettysburg. There is so much beauty from the battlefield to the bountiful orchards of Adams County. Take a road trip and get lost amidst the rolling hillsides, history and fall flavors that make up Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Our orchards are brimming with ripe juicy apples, our trees are bursting with vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red and the spirits of Gettysburg are active in the fall. The days are the perfect temperature for battlefield tours by horse, bike, scoot coupe or Segway or to sit out in the countryside enjoying locally produced craft beverages along the Adams County Pour Tour.

Take the kids to the farm to pick their own apples and pumpkins or to get lost in a corn maze. Try out a ghost tour or paranormal excursion – whether you’re a believer or not, you will be encapsulated by the tales of those who haunt Gettysburg. End your day warmed up by the campfire, roasting marshmallows and sharing ghost stories of your own. And don’t miss the National Apple Harvest Festival in October. Look no further than Gettysburg for the perfect fall getaway.

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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Adams County Wine Trail

Adams County Wine Trail

By Paige Neidig – What makes a perfect wine trail? Lots of stops close together, a scenic drive and fantastic wines, of course. In the heart of Adams County, Pa., you’ll find all of the makings for a perfect wine trail. To make it even better, your drive time will be spent meandering through fruitful orchards … Continue reading Adams County Wine Trail

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Adams County Pear Harvest Loaves

Adams County Pear Harvest Loaves

We’re celebrating fall and the beginning of the holiday season in Gettysburg, Pa., with this pear harvest bread, a recipe courtesy of one of our countryside fruit markets – Boyer Nurseries and Orchards. Warm ginger, zesty lemon, toasty walnuts, caramelly brown sugar and sweet, juicy pears are combined to make this comforting, festive bread. These … Continue reading Adams County Pear Harvest Loaves

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