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Things to do in Gettysburg, PA

View the most comprehensive list of things to do in Gettysburg, including historic battlefield tours & visits, special events, festivals & tourist attractions. Our online activities directory lets you search for the perfect addition to your vacation and add it to an interactive trip plan.

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

724-879-4241

A "4 1/2 Star" rated facility by Golf Digest and a "Must-Play" by Golfstyles. Golfstyles & Golfweek Magazines have praised the course for it's unique layout & spectacular scenery.

717-359-8000

601 Mason Dixon Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Witness the Battle of Gettysburg from two unique perspectives – the civilians who called it home, and the soldiers on the battlefield. The story of the battle comes to life through both museum displays, and the battlefield orientation film, "Gettysburg Animated Map", produced by the Civil War Trust.

717-334-6245

297 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Small on the outside- Largest selection on the inside Everything you need for year round riding.

717-624-0900

426 Lincoln Way West,
New Oxford, PA 17350

View a collection of vintage racecars, artifacts, research library of rare books, and sport of auto racing documents & photos, plus a gift shop.

717-528-8279

100 Baltimore Road,
York Springs, PA 17372

The Shriver family homestead for 6 generations. Tour this museum complex consisting of the main house and award-winning grist mill.

410-848-2288

3311 Littlestown Pike,
Westminster, MD 21158

Less than 25 miles southwest of Gettysburg in the Catoctin Mountains you'll find this peaceful oasis with lakes, waterfalls, hiking and more outdoor activities. Give us a visit on your next trip to Gettysburg!

301-271-7574?

14039 Catoctin Hollow Road,
Thurmont, MD 21788

Reid's Orchard and Winery's downtown location. Stop by for a wine tasting, a hard cider flight or just to relax outside in our garden with a glass and some live entertainment on the weekends!

717-334-7537 717-677-7047

400 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The area's sweetest family tradition! Discover more than 12,000 elephant figurines in every size on display. Then check out our huge selection of candy, homemade fudge, fresh roasted peanuts and unique gifts, and stroll our acres of whimsical gardens. You'll never forget Mister Ed's!

717-352-3792

6019 Chambersburg Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Ride into history on a memorable and enjoyable tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield on our gentle and well-trained horses.

717-334-5100

610 Taneytown Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

High quality health care services for the people who live, work, travel through and vacation in Adams County, PA & northern MD.

717-334-2121

147 Gettys Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Looking for a little extra fun - you've found it at the Carlisle Sports Emporium, a mega entertainment complex with over 75,000 sq.ft. of indoor and outdoor fun. Located just north of Gettysburg, we offer fun for all ages.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

A farm adventure waiting just for you - themed corn mazes with in-maze games, pick-your-own pumpkin field, hayrides, a zip line, corn box, and more!

888-677-0093

64 Tree Lane,
Aspers, PA 17304

Immerse yourself in 19th-century culture, learn about the civilians & soldiers who struggled here, and discover the critical preservation work being done in Gettysburg.

717-338-1243

451 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The Musical Tribute Show that you have been waiting for.

301-933-4333

Travel back in time with a guide dressed in period attire as you walk through the Shrivers’ meticulously restored 1860 home to learn the other side of the Battle of Gettysburg - how families and their homes were affected during and after the battle that ravaged this historic town.

717-337-2800

309 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Quilting Retreats at Penn National November through March.

717-352-3046 800-221-7366

3720 Clubhouse Drive,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

THE source for therapeutic massage in the Gettysburg area.

717-253-0836

153 Carlisle Street,
Second Floor, Gettysburg, PA 17325

A European country escape awaits you at Pennsylvania’s Stone of Scone Farm.

717-345-5178 844-316-6238

1005 Littlestown Road,
Littlestown, PA 17340

Discover the treasures brimming from the Redbud House - the shop for housewares and gifts for any home.

717-624-3149 717-521-9053

14 Center Square,
New Oxford, PA 17350

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