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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. 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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National Park


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.

Ain't Misbehavin'
Ain't Misbehavin' things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical. Thomas "Fats" Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin' new beat, swing music.

Civil War Ghosts
Civil War Ghosts
Recreation in Gettysburg, PA USA

Walking Ghost Tour of Gettysburg Civil War Ghosts is a walking ghost tour through the haunted history of Gettysburg.

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.


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.

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.


Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

The musical that tells the story of the last seven days of J Borrowing from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical tells the story of the last seven days of Jesus Christ's life on earth.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

Family musical about Joseph and his eleven brothers. One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.

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.

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Music in Fayetteville, PA USA

Ultimate feel-good show! Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads.

Murder for Two
Murder for Two things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

Perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder! Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder! In this hilarious 90-minute show, two performers play 13 roles - not to mention the piano - in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries.

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

Five Unique Food Tours OUR SEASON RUNS APRIL THROUGH DECEMBER 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.

The Queen of Bingo
The Queen of Bingo things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Culture in Fayetteville, PA USA

Everyone loves a game of bingo! 'Sis' and 'Babe', two sisters on the other side of 50, want to add a little fun and excitement to their lives...

The Shriver House Museum Celebrates Christmas 1860s Style
The Shriver House Museum Celebrates Christmas 1860s Style things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA USA

Candlelight Christmas tours of the 1860 Shriver House. Travel back in time to see how the Shrivers’ may have decorated their home for an 1860s Christmas while hearing the story of the family and how the Battle of Gettysburg and the Civil War affected them.

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Best Places to Stay in Gettysburg


Baladerry Inn
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From $139 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Inn At Herr Ridge
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From $169 / night.


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


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Thaddeus Stevens' Gettysburg Log Home
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From $225 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
The Inn At White Oak
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From $189 / 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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