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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.

Take a ride back in time and experience the thrill of touring Gettysburg National Military Park on a bicycle using guidebooks and digital maps designed for adventurous history lovers.

Head to Caledonia State Park for a day of hiking, swimming, fishing, picnicking and more in the great outdoors.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

Photography Venue - Regardless of the season, Beech Springs Farm provides a lovely backdrop for the memorable moments of your life. The farm's gently sloping lawns and meadows, stately farmhouse, rustic barn, stone walls, fountains, arbors, gardens and pond provide an idyllic backdrop for photos.

717-642-5695

784 Mount Carmel Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Carroll Valley Golf 18-hole championship course is located in a valley set amidst the picturesque rolling hills of South Central Pennsylvania, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This par 71 course, designed by Ault, Clark & Associates is a true championship length course.

717-642-8282

78 Country Club Trail,
Carroll Valley, PA 17320

Experience an unusual waterfall & cascading streams from atop Stone Mountain with Adventure Golf. A whole new element of excitement & fun for all ages

1-800-642-TENT 717-642-8749

3340 Fairfield Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Located in downtown Gettysburg, the David Wills House offers visitors a world-class museum experience that tells the story of Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address.

717-334-2499 877-874-2478

8 Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Hand-crafted gift items from many different countries, as well as other unique items and collectibles.

717-334-6371

2 York Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Looking for something quirky but educational? Our museum offers real history with a fun twist. The highly-detailed dioramas show the battlefield in action – but every handmade soldier is a cat! Come for the quirky, but stay for the stories of the men and women who lived during the Civil War.

717-420-5273

785 Baltimore St,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

Stop by our shop to bring a little of Ireland to your home. We import directly from Ireland and carry everything from Irish food and toys to jewelry and music.

717-334-6609

9 Chambersburg Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

We invite you to our small batch family farm brewery. We serve craft beer and hard cider, and even grow our own hops behind the brewery! If you like to snack while you drink, check out our menu featuring farm fresh ingredients grown on site.

717-334-3325 717-677-8842

290 Cashtown Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

See one of the most extensive private collections of artifacts from the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, Presidencies and Pop Culture.

717-337-2035

219 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

True Friends Boutique is a locally owned gift and accessories store. In addition to the boutique we also house the area's only beading supply store.

717-334-2800

22 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Discover the history of Gettysburg's African American citizens and those who impacted the history of Gettysburg on this self-guided tour in and around Gettysburg.

Throughout the area,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Head to the oldest park in the Pennsylvania state park system for quiet solitude spent in nature as well as fun recreational activities like snowmobiling and fishing.

717-352-2161

101 Pine Grove Road,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

Family owned and operated, with a tradition of customer service excellence, we're dedicated to helping each person who walks through out doors find the products they need to bring their creative ideas to life. Also check out our sewing and quilting classes for all skill levels!

717-352-3050

6195 Chambersburg Road,
Fayetteville, PA 17322

Winter, spring, summer, fall - you'll find something to do in every season at the 3,500-acre Codorus State Park. Located just a short drive from Gettysburg, we're the perfect addition to your family vacation.

717-637-2816

2600 Smith Station Road,
Hanover, PA 17331

Reid's Orchard and Winery's downtown location. Stop by for a wine tasting, a hard cider flight or just to relax 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

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

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