Experience Historic Gettysburg!


While you’re in Gettysburg, don’t miss out on all the exciting local and historic attractions – everything from Battlefield tours, to wine tastings, to golf outings. To learn more about all that Gettysburg has to offer, check out the Official Visitor’s Guide to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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Battlefield Tours


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Battlefield tour of Little Round Top

Gettysburg Battlefield With a Licensed Guide
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.
www.gettysburgtourguides.org

Gettysburg Battlefield on the Famous Double Decker Bus
Take a tour aboard the famous Double Decker bus or join a Licensed Battlefield Guide tour offering a unique perspective into the struggles of the battle.
www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com

Gettysburg Battlefield on Horseback
See the Battle from the saddle as you ride behind Confederate lines on horseback.
www.confederatetrailsofgettysburg.com

Gettysburg Battlefield on Segway Transporters
Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield and area using Segway Personal Transporters (TM) and Licensed Battlefield Guides.
www.segtours.com

Gettysburg Battlefield on a Scooter or Scoot Coupe
Tour the town of Gettysburg and the Battlefield area using a scooter or a scoot coupe. Take an individualized tour or go along with a licensed battlefield guide.
www.gettypeds.net


Historic Walking Tours


Guided Historic Walking Tours
Come experience civilian stories from diary entries, personal accounts, letters, drawings, and photographs from those that lived the experience.
www.gettysburgpa.org/guidedtour.htm

Historic Church Walking Tours
Take a historic church walking tour of eight downtown Gettysburg churches featuring the battle and its aftermath, hospital scenes, and heroic civilian nurses.
www.historicchurchwalkingtours.org


Museums and Historic Sites


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A view of the famous Battle of Gettysburg cyclorama at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor’s Center

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

Jennie Wade House Museum
With only a few minor changes and repairs, the house remains much as it did more than 145 years ago; authentically furnished from cellar to attic as a museum. http://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/gettysburg-tours/jennie-wade-house/

General Lee’s Headquarters
See the headquarters of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, where he and his staff planned the Battle of Gettysburg.
www.civilwarheadquarters.com

Eisenhower National Historic Site
Adjacent to the Battlefield, President Eisenhower’s home and farm served as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders.
www.nps.gov/eise/index.htm

Gettysburg Heritage Center
Learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to the people who lived here during the war.
www.gettysburgmuseum.com


Ghost Tours


Farnsworth House Ghost Walks & Theater
Descend the stairs into a 19th century Victorian Viewing Parlor or follow the lantern of period dressed guides into the night to hear dramatic stories.
www.gettysburgshauntedaddress.com

Gettysburg Ghost & Paranormal Association
This tour is vastly different from all the others. Each tour guide has their own distinct route. www.gettysburgparanormalassociation.com

Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Tour
Based on true stories from the best-selling books, guides take you by foot on historic streets to sites of hauntings.
www.ghostsofgettysburg.com


Outdoor Activities


Gettysburg Outdoor Adventures
Take a break from the summer heat and spend some time on the water! Experienced guides will give you an intro to kayaking during a leisurely tour.
www.gettysburgoutdooradventures.com

Strawberry Hill Nature Center & Preserve
10 miles of trails featuring woodlands, mountain streams, ponds, and a restored mineral quarry. Trails open daily; trail maps and birding lists at kiosks.
www.strawberryhill.org


Golf Courses


Carroll Valley Golf Course at Liberty Mountain
An 18-hole championship course located just minutes from historic Gettysburg and designed by Ault, Clark & Associates.
www.skiliberty.com/lmr/index.aspx

The Links at Gettysburg
Golf Digest rated 4 1/2 stars! Golfstyles and Golfweek magazines have praised the unique layout and spectacular scenery.
www.thelinksatgettysburg.com

Penn National Golf Course Community
Penn National Golf Course Community is a 1,400 acre planned recreational community nestled at the foothills of South Mountain.
www.pennhomes.com/index.php/penn/golf

 

Local Wineries


Adams County Winery
8 miles west of Gettysburg on Route 30, discover Gettysburg’s first winery. Free tastings daily in a 130 year-old bank barn.
www.adamscountywinery.com

Hauser Estate Winery
Expansive views and wonderful wines made in the estate’s production cellar. Daily tastings available.
www.hauserestate.com