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The Destination Gettysburg Blog promotes the Gettysburg region as a place to learn, a place to rest and relax, and a place to have fun and enjoy the better things in life.

Our Gettysburg Wedding

By Erin Pearce – Have you ever planned a wedding? Even if you haven’t…I’m sure you’re aware of how challenging and stressful it can sometimes be. Who do I invite, what will I wear, what will we eat, what will we dance to, what kind of cake will we eat, what kind of flowers do I want and perhaps the most difficult of all…where will it be?

Sometimes, answering that last question doesn’t have to be so difficult. For my husband, Jason, and I, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was the obvious answer. It just clicked. We both previously worked for the National Park ... Read This Story

Recent Stories about Gettysburg

The Look, the Legacy of Lincoln

James Hayney has a smile you’ll never forget. And if you want to get a peek of that ear-to-ear grin, just ask him about Abraham Lincoln.

If you listen to James ... Read

Celebrating Fastnacht Day

By Jess Clevenger – There are many traditions that I’ve been introduced to since moving to Adams County three years ago, and one that I can most definitely get behind ... Read

The Stories of Gettysburg’s Black Citizens

The American Civil War left quite an impression on Gettysburg, even though our history touches on so many topics and time periods. We invite you to learn the stories of ... Read

10 Travel Tips for Your Vacation to Gettysburg

Your first trip to Gettysburg can often be full of questions… Where do I start? How long should I stay? Where should I eat? Gettysburg has so much to offer, ... Read