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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.

Civil War living historians who portray the Lees.

717-337-2199 610-683-8861

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

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 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

Enjoy a fun and educational journey through the Gettysburg Battlefield atop our famous Double Decker Bus!

1-877-680-8687 717-334-6296

778 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

1863 Escape Room gives its participants the opportunity to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour. As the suspense, excitement, and intrigue build, you will work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to become a "hero" before time runs out. Proudly located in historic downtown!

717-420-2409

247 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Magician, Michael Cantori will amaze and puzzle you with his walk-around illusion and mystery shows for any audience.

410-961-5903

PO Box 1046,
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

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

Adjacent to the Battlefield, President Eisenhower's home & farm served as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders.

717-338-9114 x4411

1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100,
Shuttle Service Only, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Explore the zoo 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

Come see, smell and taste the many delicious varieties of Utz Snackfood.

717-637-6644

861 Carlisle Street,
Hanover, PA 17331

Celebrating 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

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

Celebrating its 10th season, the Majestic Theater announces international entertainment that will keep audiences applauding all year.

717-337-8200

25 Carlisle Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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

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

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

724-879-4241

Open Year Round | An 18-hole championship course located just minutes from historic Gettysburg and designed by Ault, Clark & Associates.

717-642-8282

78 Country Club Trail,
Carroll Valley, PA 17320

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.

The Historic Round Barn and Round Barn Farm Market is owned and operated by Knouse Fruitlands, Inc. The barn is just 8 miles west of Gettysburg.

717-334-1984 (BARN) 717-677-8842 (OFFICE

298 Cashtown Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

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