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Things to Do in Gettysburg

Discover Local Museums, Battlefield Tours and Wineries

The Lodges at Gettysburg is located five minutes from the historic Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and the Eisenhower National Park site. We are in close proximity to the Battle of Gettysburg reenactment site and just five miles from the shops, attractions and restaurants of downtown Gettysburg.  When planning what to do during your stay in Gettysburg, our staff will be happy to recommend popular local attractions and activities as well as assist with arranging transportation, tour packages and anything else you need to make your visit a relaxing and memorable experience.

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Museums & Visitor Center

Step into history at the Gettysburg National Military Park. This highly respected attraction gives you an important firsthand look at the famous battlefields. Check out the museum, attend talks with prominent historians and participate in memorable education programs that both inspire and inform.   

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Battlefield Tours

Gettysburg offers numerous ways to tour the battlefield, whether it is learning from an expert, to bus tours, horseback rides, bicycling, or simply driving at your own pace, you are sure to have a great time learning about the history that surrounds us.

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Breweries/Distilleries/Wineries

The rolling hills of Adams County offer beautiful wineries, distilleries and breweries for your enjoyment.  Get a behind-the-scenes look at some local breweries and wineries.  Sample a few of their products or take a tour to see how it is produced.    

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Escape Rooms

Experience the biggest entertainment craze -- Escape rooms are entertaining, fun and exciting for families, couples, and team retreats!

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Fun Ideas for Kids

Adams County, Gettysburg and the surrounding area have a numerous fun activities to do with your family, young or old.   State Parks, mini-golf, farm parks and zoo's are some of our favorites.

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Ghost Tours

Gettysburg has often been called the most haunted place in America with numerous tales written about ghosts in Gettysburg. Many of these stories have become ghost tours through the streets of historic Gettysburg. In September 2008, Haunted America Tours specifically named The Borough of Gettysburg the third most haunted city in America.

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Golf

Gettysburg is blessed with an abundance of great golf courses all conveniently located within a five- to 30-minute drive from the Lodges at Gettysburg.

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Hiking & Biking

A variety of walking paths are on site at The Lodges at Gettysburg. Take a quiet, peaceful hike anytime and feel the history of the area below your feet. In addition, there are a large number of other hiking and biking trails in the local Gettysburg area.

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Horseback Riding

A wide variety of riding stables await riders visiting Gettysburg.

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Hot Air Ballooning

Explore the beauty and history of Gettysburg - From Above!

Needs something to do near historical Gettysburg, a hot air balloon ride will give you a new perspective.

 

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Sporting Clays & Upland Shooting

Orvis Hill Country, located on over 500 acres, this beautiful and historic property is the newest venue in the Orvis Shooting Grounds Collection, joining Orvis Sandanona and Orvis Pursell Farms as the premier sporting clays, upland hunting, and instructional shooting properties in the world.    Located just 15 minutes from the Lodges!

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Skiing

The Lodges is located five minutes from skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing!

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