Things to do in Gettysburg
This revitalized historic landmark and former vaudeville stage -- owned and operated by the College -- combines early 20th-century opulence in a 21st-century performance venue. The Majestic Theater has a main stage and two cinemas that show independent films.
Schmucker Art Gallery
The 1,600 square-foot Schmucker Art Gallery is a lively art space that displays seven to eight different exhibitions each year. Shows include local, national, and international contemporary artists, a faculty exhibition, and a student exhibition.
Gettysburg National Military Park
Site of the largest battle ever waged during the American Civil War
Monthly gallery openings that celebrate regional arts and culture
At the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, only a few miles from campus
Things to do near Gettysburg
Baltimore (75 minutes)
Inner Harbor, National Aquarium, Ravens and Orioles games, and more
Washington, D.C. (90 minutes)
Smithsonian Museum, National Art Gallery, panda watch at the National Zoo, and more
Skiing and Snowboarding (20 minutes)
Ski Liberty is open throughout the winter
Caledonia State Park and Michaux Forest (20-30 minutes)
For hiking, swimming, boating, and mountain biking
Hershey Amusement Park (60 minutes)
Home to Chocolate World and more than 60 rides and attractions, including 10 roller coasters
Harper's Ferry National Historical Park (90 minutes)
Site of the successful application of interchangeable manufacture, the arrival of the first successful American railroad, John Brown's attack on slavery, the largest surrender of Federal troops during the Civil War.
Looking at other Pennsylvania colleges?
Gettysburg is an ideal place to anchor your visit to other colleges in the area.