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Things to do with Kids

Things to do with Kids

Vacations are all about families ...

And many of you have young children you need to make smile. So where do you start when planning a visit to Gettysburg and Adams County? Check out a few ideas.

A 500-member non-profit agency supporting artistic efforts throughout the county's schools and communities.

717-334-5006

125 S. Washington Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Tour the historic Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback - hourly trail rides and narrated tours along the scenic trails of the Gettysburg National Park.No better way to see the Battlefield than on the back of an amazing horse!

717-253-6300

Tours begin at McMillian Woods Youth Campground,
West Confederate Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

In our museum, kids can see Civil War battles as they would have looked – in miniature! Find the escape tunnel, peek inside the ironclad ships, find the one dog in the museum, see cavalry jumping off a cliff, and much more. We’ll even help you make a soldier to take home, if you ask us!

717-420-5273

785 Baltimore St,
Gettysburg , PA 17325

The 1863 civilians come to life as your costumed guide dramatically retells their adventures living in the battle's crossfire!

717-624-8154

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

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

See over 10,000 elephants. Home to one of the most unique gift shops with plush room, Pez & magnet room, & the largest candy display in the territory!

717-352-3792 717-873-5145

6019 Chambersburg Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Trail-Way Speedway has provided quality family entertainment for 46 years. Watch a race in the rolling hills of South Central Pennsylvania!

717-359-4310 717-359-7056

100 Speedway Lane,
Hanover, PA 17331

iPad rentals loaded with a fully interactive tour system that allows you to experience the Gettysburg Battlefield from a completely new perspective.

717-334-6245

Inside Gettysburg Heritage Center,
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325

One of Gettysburg's largest and finest gift shops. Featuring an extensive selection of books, art prints & collectibles as well as souvenirs and apparel.

717-334-6245 800-887-7775 (orders

297 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Join us here at the Farnsworth House for historical and ghost presentations. Tour one of the most haunted inns in America during a ghost tour or paranormal investigation, or take an interactive history tour in Camp Tiger, our Civil War camp located right on property!

7173348838

401 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A town changed forever! Dead and dying soldiers lying everywhere. Walk the streets of Gettysburg with a Licensed Town Historian and hear the civilians' experiences of life in Gettysburg before, during and after the Battle. Venture to Gettysburg's seldom seen places. Experience Lincoln's visit.

717-253-5737

Lincoln Square,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

A computer CD-ROM, driving tour CD and 56 page guidebook with detailed maps, photos & trivia. Available online and at the National Park Book Store.

888-458-6475 603-471-0127

1195 Baltimore Pike,
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

Let's get goofy! Add energy and expertise to your events with the Gettysburg Goofballs, professional entertainers and educators with over 20 years' experience in the entertainment industry.

917-449-9199 917-838-2598

2264 Emmitsburg Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Our Famous Washington D.C. Tour

877-723-1863 717-528-1660

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

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

Tours of the Gettysburg Battlefield and area using Segway Personal Transporters(TM) and Licensed Battlefield Guides.

1-888-4SEGTOURS 717-253-7987

22 Springs Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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