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A Spring Visit to Gettysburg


Spring in Gettysburg is an explosion of the senses. After a long cold Mid-Atlantic winter, the fresh green grass appearing alongside budding flowers brings a warm smile to your face. The smells of spring blossoms and beautiful greenery fill the air. Combined with the beautiful sunrises and sunsets in Adams County, every Gettysburg vacation day is a day in paradise.

It’s the perfect time to tour the battlefield – by foot, bicycle, Segway, scoot coupe, horseback, carriage, car or bus; take your pick. You may also want to save time to play a round or two on one of our award-winning golf courses.

A drive through our countryside brimming with peach, cherry and apple blossoms delivers the aromas of tasty treats to come. Before long, our fields and orchards will produce the freshest fruits and veggies for you to buy right from the farm market or to enjoy at one of our many farm to table restaurants. And don’t forget the craft beer, wine, cider, spirits and mead produced right here in Adams County and found along the Adams County Pour Tour.

A spring visit to Gettysburg will tease your senses for a return in every season.

Walk through History with Ike

Walk through History with Ike

President Eisenhower lived in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on several occasions, and this small town quickly became a place he called home. Walk through history with Ike and check out these spots frequented by the president when he was in town.

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10 Places for Outdoor Dining in Gettysburg

10 Places for Outdoor Dining in Gettysburg

In Gettysburg, one of the perks of a beautiful sunny day is being able to enjoy a meal outside. At many of our restaurants, you can dine outside while people watching at Lincoln Square or while taking in views overlooking historic battlegrounds. We’ve compiled a list of places for outdoor dining in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. … Continue reading 10 Places for Outdoor Dining in Gettysburg

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Adams County Growing Season – Blossom to Harvest

Adams County Growing Season – Blossom to Harvest

In Adams County’s countryside, time is measured in growing seasons. It begins in spring – when we start to see the first signs of new growth – buds pushing their way through the branches of fruit trees. Those buds then turn to beautiful, vibrant blossoms that create a blanket of color on the orchard-covered hills … Continue reading Adams County Growing Season – Blossom to Harvest

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