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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.

Get a true Adams County experience and learn to drive horses, ponies or mules at one of our Driving Boot Camps on a historic farm on the western edge of Gettysburg.

717-779-4542

2450 Fairfield Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

A Civil War and Railroad historical experience aboard a steam powered, authentic replica excursion train.

717-942-2370 717-600-6535

2 West Main Street,
New Freedom , PA 17349

A self-guided walking tour along the streets where soldiers fought, civilians lived and President Lincoln paraded to the National Cemetery in 1863.

717-334-6274 1-800-337-5015

1560 Fairfield Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Explore Yesteryear Antique Center's 26,000 square foot facility for antique treasures! We have over 140 booths and display cases with amazing finds just waiting to be discovered.

717-637-1612

441 Pine Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Carlisle Events is one of the world’s largest presenters of car entertainment. We host 12 annual events for enthusiasts and car hobbyists worldwide.

717-243-7855

1000 Bryn Mawr Road,
Carlisle, PA 17013

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

The Musical Tribute Show that you have been waiting for.

301-933-4333

We strive to enrich the quality of community life through people, parks and programs.

717-334-2028

545 Long Lane,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Art gallery specializing in historical art as well as patriotic works. Custom frame shop. Open daily. Affordable prices.

717-398-2034 855-855-1863

15 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Tour the Battlefield in your vehicle. Completely updated. Available on dual CD's with map included. Soldiers' National Cemetery included.

717-655-5068

See Below,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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.

Discover nearly 2,000 pieces of authentic Polish stoneware from the Ceramika Artystyczna Factory in Boleslawiec, Poland, right in Gettysburg.

717-479-1083

102 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

724-879-4241

Shop the Market 7 am to 12 noon every Saturday morning from April to October on Lincoln Square.

Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Lovely non-profit gallery featuring original works of art in the form of paintings, photography, crafts, sculptures and much more! A great place to browse and find unique gifts and home decor all done by local artisans.

717-632-2521

32 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Come tour the Historic Daniel Lady Farm, which served as a Confederate staging area during the three-day battle and a field hospital afterwards. Open weekends. Also watch for special living history events listed in the events section, including battle reenactments during the summer and fall.

240-469-8642 717-338-1776

1008 Hanover Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Like an old time general store, filled with gifts and souvenirs featuring "Cat's Meow", Vera Bradley bags, Gettysburg tee shirts, candy and more.

717-334-2100

89 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Where things from the past, are available today. We specialize in Primitive, Country, and Colonial wares.

717-624-1498

6385B York Road,
New Oxford, PA 17350

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