What is the attraction to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania? You will quickly see Gettysburg Pennsylvania offers a wide variety of activities for everyone. Besides the obvious attraction of the battlefields and beautiful mountains, Gettysburg offers other family oriented activities, including dining, Adams County Winery, amusement parks and ghost tours. Gettysburg Pennsylvania is a vacation that has something for everyone.
- Amusement Parks
Here are some of our favorite Gettysburg Attractions:
- Visit the spot Lincoln slept the night before his famed Gettysburg Address, Lincoln Room Museum-The Wills House.
- Picture life-sized wax figures retelling the story of the Civil War at the American Civil War Museum.
- The home and farm of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on Taneytown Road.
- Pay your respects at the Evergreen Cemetery which is the final resting spot for some of the most notable names in Gettysburg history.
- Watch as President Lincoln returns to Gettysburg daily with a 45 minute presentation covering Lincoln’s life and allows time for questions.
- Visit the sweet National Apple Museum and learn about how the fruit industry shaped Adams County.
- Tour Gettysburg by carriage or by foot.
- Shop in the many, many for antiques, clothing, jewelry and so much more at the many specialty shops.
- Enjoy the produce from local farmer’s markets.
- If you have visited Pennsylvania before you know it is known for it’s covered bridges, Adams County is home to the Sachs Bridge and Jack’s Mountain Bridge.
- Become a Civil War ghostbuster, with your own EMF meter, find ghosts around some of the bloodiest battle spots in Gettysburg.
- Prior to your visit study the map which will help you become more familiar with the history and the layour of the battlefields. Be sure to print the map our before your visit to Gettysburg!
- Before you go check out packages and specials available from the Gettysburg Visitors Bureau