Gettysburg Area

Gettysburg is a wonderful place to visit because there are so many FREE Gettysburg attractions. Of course, history abounds here, and there is also shopping, skiing, golf, horseback riding, state parks, and scenic drives!

Check out the Destination Gettysburg website for up to date information involving the time of your trip.

Attractions Map

Things To Do In Gettysburg

Gettysburg Things To Do

The National Park Service Visitor’s Center & Museum – The “must-see” for all coming to experience our Civil War past. Featuring a museum, film, and the restored Cyclorama painting, it is a great place to start your tour.

Licensed Battlefield Guides – A great way to tour the Gettysburg National Military Park is with a Licensed Battlefield Guide. They travel in their cars as you follow for a personalized two-hour tour.

The Shriver House Museum – Learn about what happened to the 2,400 citizens living in Gettysburg during the historic Battle of Gettysburg.

Guided Horseback Riding Tours – Take a 1 or 2 hour tour of the battlefield on horseback with licensed battlefield guides providing an enriching learning experience.

Self Driving “Scoot Coupes” or electric Bikes, the scoot coupes are three-wheel scooters and are open air seating two people.  Each tour is two and a half hours in length and covers all three days of the battle in sequence. Self-guided or with a tour guide.  

American Legion – For the Military Men and Women that stay with us, American Legion is right across the street from us. Get a great meal or join in their many activities.

Majestic Theater – Newly renovated with marvelous shows. Check the Majestic Theater website for the schedule. 

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg – Over 70 shops just five minutes away.

Farmers’ Market – Stop by the train station every Saturday for fresh local farmers’ market goods.

Antique Shops – Many unique shops within walking distance.

Gettysburg Battlefield at night
View of Gettysburg Battlefield

Ski Liberty – Only ten miles away for winter fun!

Art Galleries – Our area has a budding arts community with an abundant amount of local artists’ galleries available for exploration.

Ghost Tours – There are many in the area to satisfy your curiosity.

Restaurants – There are plenty of great local restaurants in the area – ask us for recommendations. Please remember many do require reservations.

If you care to travel to a nearby destination during your stay, we are close to Lancaster County, Hershey, Harrisburg, Baltimore, Frederick and Washington DC. Check our Accommodations.

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