Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is an iconic American town rooted in history. Gettysburg is located in Adams County in central Pennsylvania and is only an Amtrak ride away from many metropolitan areas. Known for the 1863 American Civil War battle and Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg is an ideal destination for anyone interested in American history.
Discover the history of Gettysburg by taking a guided tour, wandering around the city, or taking a museum and house tour. Visit Gettysburg National Military Park to find out more about the Gettysburg Battle. Take a Pennsylvania Civil War Trail to gain a new level of appreciation for the lives that were lost during the war. If you are particularly interested in President Lincoln, visit the Lincoln Train Museum for hands on activities and presentations on American history. Feeling courageous? Try going on a Gettysburg Ghost Tour and see why Gettysburg’s historic buildings are often featured on TV shows for their alleged paranormal activity. You can even learn to use paranormal equipment and search for ghosts on your own with After Dark Investigations. In addition to history, Gettysburg also has streets filled with boutique shops and Civil War memorabilia.
Although there is plenty to do in Gettysburg, there are also many day trips since it is in close proximity to many historical sites and cities. Gettysburg is only one and a half hours from Baltimore, from two hours from DC, and two and a half hours from Philadelphia. For more history, visit the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, which is only a 45 minute drive from Gettysburg. If you are feeling adventurous, try taking a guided tour through the Indian Echo Caverns in Hummelstown. If you would rather take a tour that involves food, the UTZ factory tour in Hanover is less than a half hour drive away.
Whether you would like to stay in a bed and breakfast, motel, cabin, or campground, we make it simple for you to find a great place to stay. We offer Gettysburg vacation rentals throughout the town and countryside. If you would like to be treated like family by the locals, try staying in a bed and breakfast or an inn. To experience nature, stay in a rustic cabin in the forest or try camping at Drummer Boy Camping Resort or King’s Campground. Gettysburg also has guesthouses and vacation home rentals downtown or in the countryside. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Gettysburg vacation rental today!
Gettysburg has a unique location since it is relatively close to many large cities, including Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and New York City. Take Amtrak from any of these cities to get to Harrisburg, where you can then get on Rabbit Transit to get into Gettysburg. Once you are in Gettysburg, the best way to get around is by driving. Most businesses offer parking and there is also a large parking garage downtown called Race Horse Alley Parking Garage.
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