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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.

Visit the quaint shops, boutiques, galleries and more located in the downtown Gettysburg area. A variety of merchandise and services are offered.

PO Box 4914,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Experience your love of nature at Strawberry Hill! Explore miles of hiking trails that connect to Michaux State Forest, engage with our naturalists by booking an educational program, play in cold mountain creeks or enjoy a picnic by our pond.

717-642-5840

1537 Mount Hope Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

The Hanover Area Historical Society protects and promotes the historical heritage of the greater Hanover area. The Society acquires, preserves and provides access to historical buildings and sites and to artifacts and archives that have historical significance to the Hanover area.

717-362-3207 717-637-6413

21 Baltimore Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

1st Limited Distillery in South Central, PA, producing small batch, handcrafted and distilled spirits.

717-885-5095

1327 North Duke Street,
York, PA 17404

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

The Center presents various performances from pop to bluegrass, Motown to gospel, orchestras to bands, Broadway to dance & children's shows.

717-477-SHOW(7469)

Shippensburg University,
1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257

If you're taking a stroll in Downtown Gettysburg, the Adams County Farmers Market is a great place to check out for local treats, live music and family-friendly events. And who knows, you may even learn a thing or two about agriculture in Adams County!

717-339-7396

Gettysburg Transit Center,
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Guiding visitors for over 100 years! Step back in time in the comfort of your own vehicle and let your Licensed Battlefield Guide bring to life one of history's most famous battles.

717-337-1709 877-874-2478

The Original & Fastest-Growing DIY Wood Sign Workshop Chain in the U.S. right here in Gettysburg.

717-658-8133

100 Buford Avenue,
Suite E, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Discover award-winning wines from this Central PA winery in a classic barn style tasting room just a short scenic drive from Gettysburg.

717-259-0727

1246B Route 194 N.,
Abbottstown, PA 17301

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

Just because you are on vacation doesn't mean you stop being healthy. Pick up your copy of this booklet and select from half-mile to 4 mile scenic healthy walks.

717-337-4137 717-334-6274

1560 Fairfield Road,
Available through Destination Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325

The original! Based on true stories from the best-selling Ghosts of Gettysburg book series. Guides walk you on historic streets to sites of documented hauntings. Several tours to choose from.

717-337-0445

271 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Discover the unique tastes of Adams County, Pennsylvania's craft beverages with a self-guided journey along the Adams County Pour Tour.

717-334-6274

Around Adams County,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Explore Franklin County: Hike at Penn National 85k acres of Michaux State Forest with trail heads from the community into the forest.

717-352-3046 800-221-7366

3720 Clubhouse Drive,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

Learn about the history of the apple and fruit tree industry in Adams County, Pennsylvania through exciting exhibits and historic artifacts. Also make your own apple crate as a souvenir of your visit to Apple Country!

717-677-4556

154 West Hanover Street,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Constructed in 1894 by Joseph Smith, this Burr-truss covered bridge is the only covered bridge in Adams County still used for daily traffic.

717-334-6274 800-337-5015

Jack's Mountain Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Fresh Boutique is a locally owned women's clothing store located in historic downtown Gettysburg, one block west of Lincoln Square. You can find the hottest trends from unique brands at Fresh.

717-253-2144

28 Chambersburg Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Mount Hope Winery is excited to become a part of the Gettysburg community. Sample hand-crafted Mount Hope Wines, Swashbuckler Beers, Lancaster County Ciders and Spirits Distilling Company spirits at the new Gettysburg location.

717-665-7021

19 Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Shop two floors in one of Gettysburg's largest retail stores specializing in unique embroidered and screen printed apparel.

717-334-8611

65 Steinwehr Avenue,
PO Box 3104, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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