Plan Your Gettysburg Trip


Spring Fever Getaway Trip Idea to Gettysburg, PA

When Spring rolls around, everyone is ready to get out - and that means something different for everybody. Here is a great two day plan to help you get out this spring in Gettysburg and Adams County. Can't wait to see you!

Day 1

When Spring rolls around, everyone is ready to get out - and that means something different for everybody. Here is a great two day plan to help you get out this spring in Gettysburg and Adams County. Can't wait to see you!

Pack your comfy shoes and make a stay of it! Blend the great outdoors with great history for a fun-filled adventure. Consider camping to really get into the outdoors - don't worry, we have great cabins if you don't want to rough it. Once you are set and ready — explore.

Take a hike at Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve. With 10 miles of trails open daily, you will discover woodlands, mountain streams, ponds and amazing wildlife. Depending on your visit, you can even take in one of their many special events and talks.

Grab a bite to eat from one of our many farm markets throughout the Historic South Mountain Fruit Belt. A drive through the fruit belt is a sensory overload tour! 

Sip the fruits of our vines and orchards at one of our wineries. Be sure to check out the hard cider offerings - Adams County is tops in apples in Pennsylvania and the cider we produce is hard to beat! 

Day 2

Enjoy the great outdoors will taking in the history with a horseback tour of the National Park. What an amazing way to see the battlefields - just as the cavalry did 150 years ago, only you have a guide! Looking for something a little different? Did you know you can tour the battlefields by carriage, Segway, bicycle and scooter? Check out all the ways to explore the 6,000-acre military park and the stories of those who fought here.

With spring always comes the golf enthusiasts' itch to tee off. Consider a stay-and-play package, or just book a round. Carroll Valley Golf Course at Liberty Mountain offers an 18-hole championship course designed by Ault, Clark & Associates. The Links At Gettysburg offers a unique layout and spectacular scenery. If you're looking for a full grass practice range, look no further than Mountain View Golf Club in Fairfield. Penn National Golf Course offers two courses for your playing pleasure. Quail Valley Golf Course is a local favorite with two distinctly different nines.


With so many courses, you may want to book a week of just golf! Check out this itinerary for your golf day in Gettysburg!

Featured in this Trip Idea

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.


1537 Mount Hope Road,
Fairfield, PA 17320

Trip Plan

Experience ranger programs & walks, campfire programs, living history & events that assist in preserving & interpreting the Gettysburg Battle.

717-334-1124 ext. 80

1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

There's a crisp in the air and leaves are changing color so that must mean one's fall! We're open seven days a week for you to enjoy our seasonal specialty wines, festivals, craft classes and tours. Our popular pumpkin spiced wine Dancing Pumpkin will be released on September 28th!


251 Peach Tree Road,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Trip Plan

First Friday events, local brews on tap, live music and wine tastings.


100 Chambersburg Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

Expansive views and wonderful wines made in our production cellar. Daily tastings. 8 miles west of Gettysburg off Rte 30, 1 mile North, look for signs.


410 Cashtown Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Trip Plan

Gettysburg Campground is bordered by beautiful Marsh Creek, with both shady and sunny RV sites, and a primitive tent area along the creek.


2030 Fairfield Rd,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

84 acres with 72 campsites owned by the Jacobs Brothers Evangelistic Association located along Route 15 between Gettysburg and Hershey. A family-friendly campground with walking trails.


145 Glenwood Road,
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Trip Plan

300 campsites offering up to 50 AMP Electric. Camping Cabins available. Home of the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.


3340 Fairfield Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

Let the 2003 KOA Kampground of the Year be your host as you learn about one of the nation's most important Civil War battlefields.


20 Knox Rd,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

An adventure through "America's Orchard" is a wonderful way to experience our authentic Adams County destination.

Historic South Mountain Fruit Belt,
Adams County, PA

Trip Plan

Experience Gettysburg on a level offered no place else! We offer guided tours, hourly rentals and relaxing twilight rides.


297 Steinwehr Avenue,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

We are the only and longest-running bicycle tour company in Gettysburg's History. This is the ONLY way to truly EXPERIENCE Gettysburg


1195 Baltimore Pike,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

Visit Gettysburg. Learn some history. Bring home memories! We offer horseback rides on the Gettysburg Battlefield and battlefield and town horse-drawn carriage tours. Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield with Licensed Battlefield Guides on walking tours or private car tours- same day availability!


Carriages: 297 Steinwehr Avenue,
Horseback: Youth Camp Entrance, McMillan Woods, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

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!


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

Trip Plan

Ride into history on a memorable and enjoyable tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield on our gentle and well-trained horses.


610 Taneytown Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

Experience the amazing Gettysburg Battlefield on horseback. See the site of Pickett's Charge and talk throughout your ride with our Licensed Battlefield Guide. Gentle horses, small groups and plenty of personalized attention.


McMillan Woods on the Gettysburg Battlefield,
West Confederate Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

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.


78 Country Club Trail,
Carroll Valley, PA 17320

Trip Plan

Since opening in 1993, a favorite choice for local & visiting golfers offering an outstanding challenge with two distinctly different nines.


900 Teeter Road,
Littlestown, PA 17340

Trip Plan

A "4 1/2 Star" rated facility by Golf Digest and a "Must-Play" by Golfstyles. Golfstyles & Golfweek Magazines have praised the course for it's unique layout & spectacular scenery.


601 Mason Dixon Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trip Plan

Quilting Retreats at Penn National November through March.


3720 Clubhouse Drive,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

Trip Plan

Premiere wine & hard cider tasting room located at Boyer Nurseries & Orchards, Inc.


405 Boyer Nursery Road,
Biglerville, PA 17307

Trip Plan

We are a small family owned winery in Orrtanna, 7 miles west of Gettysburg, specializing in artisan wines from our vineyard and local growers.


1150 Evergreen Way,
Orrtanna, PA 17353

Trip Plan

Get the Gettysburg, Pa Travel Planner

Check out our Travel Planner online or have us send you one. Have an immediate question? Call us at 1.800.337.5015

Get the Planner

Free Destination Gettysburg Planning Guide

Events Calendar

Check out our unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater, & concerts.

View Calendar