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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. Visitor Information. 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
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 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.

Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Arts and Craft in Fayetteville, PA USA

The story of an elderly Jewish matron and her chauffeur. DRIVING MISS DAISY starring Emmy Award Winner Michael Learned from The Waltons Set in mid-century Atlanta, Driving Miss Daisy tells the story of an elderly Jewish matron, Daisy Werthan, and her chauffeur, Hoke Coleburn portrayed by New Orleans actor Lance Nichols.

Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Attraction Packages in Fayetteville, PA USA

The story of an elderly Jewish matron & her chauffeur DRIVING MISS DAISY starring Emmy Award Winner Michael Learned from The Waltons Set in mid-century Atlanta, Driving Miss Daisy tells the story of an elderly Jewish matron, Daisy Werthan, and her chauffeur, Hoke Coleburn portrayed by New Orleans actor Lance Nichols.

Field-To-Fork Agritourism Experience
Field-To-Fork Agritourism Experience
Food Tour in Gettysburg, PA USA

New food tour launches in Gettysburg, Pa. New food tour takes participants from the field to the fork Savor Gettysburg Food Tours in Gettysburg, Pa.


Forever Plaid
Forever Plaid things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

The Heavenly Musical Hit

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
Tour in Gettysburg, PA USA

2 hour tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield Travel the historic fields of Gettysburg aboard the famous Double Decker bus either with our Dramatized Audio presentation or with a Gettysburg National Military Park Licensed Guide.

Gettysburg Farmer's Market Tour & Cooking Class
Gettysburg Farmer's Market Tour & Cooking Class
Food Tour in Gettysburg, PA USA

Learn to cook like a chef using our local produce LEARN TO COOK LIKE A CHEF! Gettysburg is known for its long-standing history of rich agriculture, and we are proud to showcase our area's finest produce, meats, honey and cheese.

Gettysburg Heritage Center
Gettysburg Heritage Center things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Learn about the Gettysburg civilians & the three day battle The Gettysburg Heritage Center offers visitors a look at the town of Gettysburg, and the civilians that called it home during the battle. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the town of Gettysburg in a new and unique way.


Hall of Presidents & First Ladies
Hall of Presidents & First Ladies things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Complete collection of Presidents & First Ladies Here in one collection is the history of America as revealed by our Presidents telling their own stories in words and stirring music.

I Love a Piano, the Music of Irving Berlin
I Love a Piano, the Music of Irving Berlin things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

Follow the journey of a piano w/ Irving Berlin's music. I LOVE A PIANO, the Music of Irving Berlin I Love a Piano is the celebration of the music of Irving Berlin. It follows the journey of a piano as it moves in and out of American lives from the turn of the century to the present.

Jennie Wade House Museum
Jennie Wade House Museum things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA USA
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Jennie Wade only civilian killed during 3 day battle. With but few minor changes and repairs, the Jennie Wade House remains much as Jennie must have known it more than 130 years ago.

Keystone Fireworks
Keystone Fireworks
Excursion in Gettysburg, PA USA
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10,000 Square Foot Superstore Since 1989, Keystone Fireworks has been the leader in Pennsylvania fireworks retailing.

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.

Lincoln's Lost Treasure
Lincoln's Lost Treasure
Tour in Gettysburg, PA USA

A live adventure around the streets of gettysburg.... Lincoln’s Lost Treasure is like stepping into your very own action movie, sending you on an thrilling and entertaining quest to uncover a lost secret sparked by President Lincoln’s final breath.

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney
Love Letters by A. R. Gurney things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

Letters exchanged over a lifetime shared. Love Letters starring Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross of TV’s Family Ties. Love Letters by A.R. Gurney is comprised of letters exchanged over a lifetime between two people who grew up together, went their separate ways, but continued to share confidences.

Million Dollar Quartet
Million Dollar Quartet things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Music in Fayetteville, PA USA

Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis & Carl Perkins..........

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

3 Unique Food Tours We offer a 3 hour walking food tour and food tasting experience coupled with a cultural and historical tour of the town of Gettysburg. We cover a distance of just under a mile of non-continuous walking.

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.

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Best Places to Stay in Gettysburg


Baladerry Inn Bed and Breakfast - Adult Only
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From $135 / night.


Restaurant.
Hampton Inn Hanover
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From $127 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hanover
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From $114 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Raphael Inn
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From $138 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Swope Manor Bed & Breakfast
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From $155 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

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

Gettysburg Visitor Bureau


Destination Gettysburg

Destination Gettysburg


Free Gettysburg Visitor Guide


Official Visitor Guide

Official Visitor Guide



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