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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.

What better time to visit a fruit farm than during the fall? Enjoy pick-your-own apples, a variety of apple baked goods, beautiful fall flowers and pumpkins and even an Orchard Scavenger Hunt for the family.

717-677-8412 717-677-9494

545 Carlisle Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

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 perfect walk-in activity room offering five types of creative activities including glazing ceramics, painting ceramics, creating crushed glass suncatchers, canvas paint alongs, and hand-made Gettysburg souvenirs. Reservations of parties with three or more are greatly appreciated.

717-752-4593

2650 Biglerville Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg Community Theatre is a not-for-profit community theatre organization offering performances and classes year-round in musical theatre.

717-334-2692

49 York 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

The official start to your Gettysburg visit. See the film, A New Birth of Freedom. Experience the sights and sounds of Pickett's Charge in the Gettysburg Cyclorama. Explore the interactive exhibits in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War. Tour the battlefield with a Licensed Guide.

717-338-1243 877-874-2478

1195 Baltimore Pike,
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.

Steinwehr is home to restaurants, lodging, specialty retail, gift & souvenir shops, museums, history centers, art galleries, tours, & living history.

717-337-1698 717-337-3491

Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Celebrating its 15th season in 2019-2020, Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater keeps audiences applauding year round!

717-337-8200

25 Carlisle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Enjoy the Annual National Apple Harvest Festival at the South Mountain Fairgrounds. Join the fun the first two full weekends of October - rain or shine.

717-677-9413

615 Narrows Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Offering an award-winning fitness center, gymnasium, indoor pool, whirlpool and seasonal outdoor pool. Don't let your vacation stop your recreation and fitness schedule!

717-334-9171

909 Fairfield Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

An old time baseball festival the 3rd weekend in July played by the rules and customs and using the same style equipment and uniforms from 1864.

410-967-7482

965 Pumping Station Road,
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

Can your family escape in time? Bring your crew to Escape Gettysburg for a one-of-a-kind experience. Try to escape the Mad Hatter's Tea Parlor or pull off the Gettysburg Heist. You have 1 hour to escape a fun themed room full of clues with a team of 2-8 players.

717-769-5397 717 420-2481

59 North Fifth Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Tour the historic Gettysburg Battlefield at your own pace, by scooter! No motorcycle license required.

717-778-8776

2285 Emmitsburg Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

The Gettysburg Story brings America's greatest battle alive for newcomers and experts.

717-500-1863

1195 Baltimore Pike,
available at the GNMP Museum & Visitor Center Book, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

Interactive exhibits, outdoor interpretive walking trail and free scavenger hunts available at the ticket counter.

717-339-1300

111 Seminary Ridge,
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

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