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Gettysburg Tourism and Sightseeing
Historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is a small town with a big passion. As the site of a tragic Civil War battle in 1863 and the place where Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg welcomes millions of visitors every year who pay honor, reflect and learn about its rich history. Gettysburg is truly one of America's most iconic places. 2013 will mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. ''Home to the Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg's history stretches well beyond 1863. Visitors will enjoy a wonderful mix of antique and boutique shopping, farm markets and wineries as well as outdoor recreation and award-winning golf. Gettysburg is located within close proximity of many major metropolitan areas in the Mid-Atlantic region, making it a great driving destination.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Gettysburg National Cemetery
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National Park in Gettysburg, PA USA
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens delete things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Gettysburg, PA USA

Rediscover the Magic of the Christmas Spirit Discover the Magic of the Christmas Spirit with this ninety-minute adaptation of the second most popular Yuletide story of all time.

Civil War Tails Diorama Museum
Civil War Tails Diorama Museum things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Highly accurate Civil War dioramas made with miniature cats! Our museum offers real history with a fun twist.

Five Christmases at the Shriver House
Five Christmases at the Shriver House things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA USA

Candlelight Christmas tours of the 1860 Shriver House. The Shriver family moved into their new home just before the Christmas of 1860. In anticipation of showing off their beautiful new home to family and friends, their house is fully decorated for a mid-19th century Christmas gathering.

Five Christmases at the Shriver House
Five Christmases at the Shriver House things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Recreation in Gettysburg, PA USA

Holiday House Tour The Shrivers, one of the oldest and wealthiest families in Gettysburg in the 1860s, experienced five very different Christmases while living in their beautiful home on Baltimore Street.


Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Station where Pres. Abraham Lincoln arrived in Gettysburg. Stand in the footsteps of President Abraham Lincoln where he arrived in Gettysburg on the evening of Nov. 18, 1863–the night before delivering his immortal Gettysburg Address. Admire the classic Italianate style architecture, popular in the United States in the 1850s.

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

The official start to your Gettysburg visit. The Legacy Lives Here: True Stories. Authentic Artifacts. New Perspectives. The official start to your Gettysburg visit. Reflect on the Battle of Gettysburg and the emotional outcomes with the film, A New Birth of Freedom.

Historic Downtown Food Tour
Historic Downtown Food Tour
Food Tour in Gettysburg, PA USA

Eat, Walk, Get a Taste of History Savor Gettysburg Food Tours offers a total food cultural experience. Our 3-hour walking food tour lets you taste Gettysburg’s most loved eateries. Our tours are suitable for all age groups.

Lincoln Train Museum
Lincoln Train Museum things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Celebrate American hisotry and the heroes of our nation! Experience the spirit of the men and women who achieved American independence and freedoms as they journey through time with President Abraham Lincoln.


Lincoln Train Museum
Lincoln Train Museum things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

American history museum. Celebrate the history and the heroes of our nation with the Lincoln Train Museum.

Rupp House History Center
Rupp House History Center things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Interactive displays, exhibits, scavenger hunt & historians Get a glimpse of civilian life during the Civil War and the soldiers who fought in and around the town of Gettysburg. Learn how the battle and its aftermath impacted the Rupp family and their neighbors.

Savor Gettysburg Food Tours
Savor Gettysburg Food Tours
Food Tour in Gettysburg, PA USA

Delicious Food Tours OUR SEASON RUNS APRIL THROUGH NOVEMBER There's no better way to see the town you're visiting than to eat your way through it. Enjoy a culinary and cultural experience through historic downtown Gettysburg - ONE DELICIOUS TASTE AT A TIME! Eat...Walk...

Segway Tours and Rides of Gettysburg (SegTours, LLC)
Segway Tours and Rides of Gettysburg (SegTours, LLC)
Segway PT Tour in Gettysburg, PA USA

The fun and easy way to see the Gettysburg battlefield! Segway tours of the Gettysburg battlefield. Experience the history and enjoy the ride! The Segway Personal Transporter (tm) is environmentally-friendly,self-balancing, extremely easy to operate and lots of fun! You'll be an expert after 15 minutes of free training.

1863 Inn of Gettysburg
1863 Inn of Gettysburg
Hotel in Gettysburg, PA USA
Currently as low as $104.42/night!

Set in the heart of the historic district of Gettysburg Pennsylvania within walking distance of the town centre and attractions such as The Gettysburg National Cemetery this hotel offers convenient amenities. The 1863 Inn of Gettysburg features a seasonal outdoor pool. Free Internet,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed.

Christmas Day Extravaganza
Christmas Day Extravaganza
American restaurant in Gettysburg, PA USA

Celebrate Christmas Day in 1863 Restaurant Make 1863 Restaurant a part of your holiday traditions. We are celebrating the holiday by featuring our Christmas Day Extravaganza menu served between 12:00pm and 6:00pm. Make your reservations now: email: gburginfo@interstatehotels.

Easter Brunch
Easter Brunch
American restaurant in Gettysburg, PA USA

Enjoy a delicious Easter Brunch at the Wyndham Gettysburg Make the Wyndham Gettysburg a part of your holiday tradition. Join us for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 12, 2020 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM Reservations are required.

Gateway Theater 8
Gateway Theater 8 things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Movie Cinema in Gettysburg, PA USA


Gettysburg Museum of History
Gettysburg Museum of History
Military Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

The Gettysburg Museum of History is a museum like no other. Located in historic Gettysburg PA our museum has one of the most extensive collections of civil war artifiacts, civil war relics, and civil war artifacts.

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Hanover Movies 16 things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Movie Cinema in Hanover, PA USA


Holiday Inn Express Hanover
Holiday Inn Express Hanover
Hotel in Hanover, PA USA
Currently as low as $108.00/night!

This hotel is 5 minutesGÇÖ drive from Hanover Pennsylvania town centre and 6.5 miles from Codorus State Park. It features an on-site fitness centre a continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Free Internet, Free Breakfast.

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Best Places to Stay in Gettysburg


1863 Inn of Gettysburg
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From $104 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express Hanover
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From $108 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Motel 6-Chambersburg PA
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From $59 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Quality Inn & Suites - Gettysburg
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From $55 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Gettysburg


The best time to visit Gettysburg is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures range from upper 70's to highs in the upper 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 60's. Fall offers beautiful colors and temperatures that are cooler with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the low 60's. Fall nights are colder with lows in the lower 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Gettysburg


Month Low Avg High
January 19.3 29.1 38.9
February 20.8 31.5 42.2
March 30.0 40.8 51.6
April 38.6 50.5 62.3
May 48.8 60.6 72.3
June 57.1 69.0 80.8
July 62.5 74.3 86.0
August 60.5 72.6 84.7
September 53.2 65.4 77.5
October 41.0 54.2 67.3
November 31.8 43.5 55.2
December 24.5 34.7 44.8

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