There are plenty of budget-friendly places to stay in the Gettysburg area if the event hotel is booked or you simply want to enjoy other historic accomodations.
Gettysburg and many of our historic homes and inns around the county have been featured on popular paranormal television series.
Dozens of teams have conducted investigations on fields, homes, and taverns; discovering spirits left behind from the Civil War and other periods. You are invited throughout the year to tour our streets, our bridges, and buildings and discover for yourself what has lingered…
Visit the Gettysburg Battlefield, famously known for three dramatic days in July 1863.
The fields that surround the small town of Gettysburg are vast in their landscape and stories. But it is the 6,000 acre Civil War military park, dedicated to the soldiers who fought here, that so many come to visit. For first-time visitors, an orientation program before your Gettysburg battlefield tour is a great way to understand what you are about to see.
There are lots of ways to choose to visit the Gettysburg Battlefield. You can see the fields by horse, Segway, carriage, bus or from your own car with a guide or on your own. You can even take an iPad tour or spend time with a Ranger. No matter how you take in the Gettysburg Battlefield, you will be inspired.
If you are interested in the civilian story, you may want a guided tour of the town, or possibly a museum or house tour experience. Perhaps you wish to discover the history for yourself. One of the best ways to experience history is to watch it come alive in first person presentations and encampments.
Check out New Oxford for antiques. Spend time strolling the streets of Gettysburg for eclectic shops with hand-made artistic offerings, amazing art, Civil War artifacts and tasting rooms. Roam the countryside for farm markets. Whether planning your next Gettysburg getaway to go shopping or looking for the perfect shop while you are here, you will be sure to find the perfect place.