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Day Trips

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Stay in Gettysburg and stray throughout Adams County, Maryland and areas of Pennsylvania. Discover history, factory tours, arts and family fun.

See and feel the emotions rise and fall as you embrace Bull Run, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, Antietam and Gettysburg.

717-260-1861 1-866-258-4729

1 Lincoln Circle At Reservoir Park,
Harrisburg, PA 17103

An adventure through "America's Orchard" is a wonderful way to experience our authentic Adams County destination.

Historic South Mountain Fruit Belt,
Adams County, PA

Step inside an Adams County gem... small on the outside, filled on the side - this wonderful gift shop offers home, apparel and garden gifts.

717-624-1527

170 Stoney Point Road,
East Berlin, PA 17316

Quilting Retreats at Penn National November through March.

717-352-3046 800-221-7366

3720 Clubhouse Drive,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

Explore the preserve where people and animals who jump, swim, fly, roar and tweet to greet you get closer together.

301-271-4922 301-271-3180

13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,
Thurmont, MD 21788

Enjoy the Annual National Apple Harvest Festival at the South Mountain Fairgrounds. Join the fun the first two full weekends of October - rain or shine.

717-677-9413

615 Narrows Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

The Lincoln Highway, our nation’s first coast-to-coast highway, marked the birth of popular American tourism – vacationing by automobile.

724-879-4241

Northern Central Railway–Steam into History is an excursion railroad that offers an authentic experience where you can meet presidents and generals, experience the Wild West, enjoy the beautiful countryside and ride along the very rails that helped build and save our nation.

717-942-2370

2 West Main Street,
New Freedom , PA 17349

Located in the forests of South Mountain, Kings Gap Environmental Education Center offers outdoor recreation, overnight lodging at the impressive Cameron-Masland Mansion and a variety of environmental education and interpretive programs.

717-486-5031

500 Kings Gap Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

Take a day trip to Gifford Pinchot State Park 30 miles northeast of Gettysburg and plan a day of outdoor fun with activities like hiking, horseback riding, swimming, disc golfing, ice skating and more.

717-432-5011

2200 Rosstown Road,
Lewisberry, PA 17339

In 1802, Elizabeth Ann Seton was a loving wife and mother. Within two years, her husband’s business failed, and he died. Just 29 years old, she was a widow, single mother of five, and bankrupt. Discover how she faced these challenges, thrived, and went on to become the first American-born saint.

301-447-6606 301-447-6004

339 South Seton Avenue,
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue is a non-profit animal sanctuary located in the rural foot-hill mountains of Fairfield, Pennsylvania.

717-642-5229

320 Zoo Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Hickory Falls Entertainment Center offers safe, clean, budget-friendly fun for the entire family within 30 minutes of Gettysburg! Check out our indoor/outdoor electric go-karts, laser tag, miniature golf, indoor play area, rollerball bowling and arcade games.

717-632-9907

110 Hickory Lane,
Hanover, PA 17331

Visitors enjoy recreational activities for every season at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Get active with hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, cross-country skiing ice skating and much more.

717-486-7174

1100 Pine Grove Road,
Gardners, PA 17324

Our Famous Washington D.C. Tour Our Nation's Capital, Washington D.C. is just a short ride from historic Gettysburg. See it in a day with the Stars and Stripes Tour! It is the perfect complement to your Gettysburg vacation or a fun day trip.

877-723-1863 717-528-1660

Pick-up locations at selected Gettysburg hotels,
and campgrounds, York Springs, PA 17372

UTZ snacks deliver freshness you can taste in every satisfying crunch. See how we create the taste through a factory tour.

717-637-6644

900 High Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Bicycling around Gettysburg is a great way to see the sites, enjoy our community and stay healthy. Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian presents a variety of ride options in town, on the battlefield and throughout scenic Adams County. Download a variety of cue sheets for your next Gettysburg bike ride.

Located off Pumping Station Road, this bridge was used by both Union and Confederate Troops, visitors today can walk across the lattice bridge.

717-334-6274 800-337-5015

Water Works Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Closed for the 2019 Season: A family-owned and operated orchard and winery. We feature a wide selection of red, white and fruit wines, as well as hard ciders.

717-677-7047

2135 Buchanan Valley Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Come see, smell and taste the many delicious varieties of Utz Snackfood.

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

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