In and Around Gettysburg

Transportation

Freedom Transit
Park once and leave the driving to us. Park at your hotel or at the conveniently located parking garage downtown (behind The Gettysburg Hotel). The Gray Line travels to Gettysburg College.

General Resources

Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
The official website for planning a visit to Gettysburg and Adams County. Discover the many things to see and do in the area, as well as dining and lodging opportunities and a full calendar of events.

Main Street Gettysburg
Main Street Gettysburg is a non-profit organization committed to the preservation and revitalization of historic Gettysburg for the benefits of its citizens, businesses, and visitors.

GARMA
Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association. Includes events and promotions, including information about First Friday-Gettysburg Style.

Steinwehr Avenue
From Civil War Encampments to authentic period clothing, gifts and souvenirs to the finest attractions, accommodations, dining, ghost tours and night life, Steinwehr Avenue has everything you want.

Specific Recommendations

Gettysburg Farmers Market on Lincoln Square
Catch the last Farmers Market of the season! The Gettysburg Farmers Market is located in the center of Gettysburg, on four quadrants of the town's historic Lincoln Square. The beautiful location, abundance of good food, and friendly service makes the Farmers Market a most enjoyable place to shop.
Saturday, October 26, 7 am - noon.

Guided Historic Walking Tours: Recounting the Civilian Experience
Offered by licensed guides, tours depart from The Gettysburg Hotel.

The David Wills House
A new National Park Service museum dedicated to the memory of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and the remarkable recovery of a town devastated by war. Led by Gettysburg College's very own alumnus, David Wills, a graduate in the class of 1851, a committee worked to inter soldier remains from the battle and form an appropriate dedication. Wills asked President Abraham Lincoln to attend the ceremony and deliver "a few appropriate remarks." Those remarks, finished while the President stayed overnight at the Wills home, became the immortal Gettysburg Address.

The Original Ghosts of Gettysburg
Candlelight walking tours. Choose the Carlisle Street Tour for the only ghost tour that includes Gettysburg College's campus.


Highlights from Family Weekend 2012

Family Weekend