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A Winter Visit to Gettysburg


While many visitors think of Gettysburg as a summer destination, others know that winter is the time to discover the peace that is Gettysburg. A quiet tour of the battlefield without the crowds of spring and summer allow you to see clearly how the troops moved along the tree lines and through the open fields. Winter recreation adds a new spin to what you thought you knew – just a few minutes from Gettysburg, Liberty Mountain Resort offers skiing, snowboarding and tubing for you, your friends and your whole family.

Bundle up if you are coming for a visit. A walk through town to hit our cool shops while collecting your holiday gifts will be brisk in December. Those days seem warm compared to January and February when the snow blankets the fields and sidewalks. You can expect temperatures to range from the 40s to the 30s during the day and dip in the evenings and overnight. We average about 3” of snow, but even the meteorologists struggle with predictions during winter. Be prepared to warm up by the fire in the evening – check to see which of our accommodations offer fireplaces before you book your room.

Cold or not, if you bundle up, Gettysburg is beautiful, peaceful and fun in the winter. It’s our little secret… for now.

Tune in to Gettysburg’s Music Scene

Tune in to Gettysburg’s Music Scene

On your next visit to Gettysburg, treat your inner musician to live musical entertainment around our historic town. Whether you like bluegrass, rock, period music, or something in between – you can find it in Gettysburg!

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8 Things to Do in Gettysburg this Winter

8 Things to Do in Gettysburg this Winter

Most visitors think of Gettysburg as a summertime destination – the re-enactment, battlefield walk, the ice cream shops and a cold beer at a tavern looking out over Lincoln Square. But more and more visitors are seeing the winter months as the ideal season to spend a weekend in one of America’s most popular destinations. … Continue reading 8 Things to Do in Gettysburg this Winter

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The Magic of Snow Tubing at Liberty Mountain Resort

The Magic of Snow Tubing at Liberty Mountain Resort

By Paige Neidig –  Growing up, my family and some of our friends would go snow tubing every winter. My mom would tightly bundle me up in snow gear, layer after layer, until I could barely move, but that didn’t stop me from sprinting to the tubing area to pick out what I deemed to be … Continue reading The Magic of Snow Tubing at Liberty Mountain Resort

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