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Ten Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit in Gettysburg

The holiday season is here, and if you are hoping to find that warm and cozy holiday feeling, Gettysburg is the place to be. Gather your family and friends and plan a December getaway to Gettysburg to experience all that the holiday season has to offer. Here are ten ways to get in the holiday spirit in Gettysburg!

Visit Lincoln Square and Downtown Gettysburg

Gettysburg’s historic town center – Lincoln Square – is a must-see during the holiday season. Stroll the streets and take in all of the charm as you admire the brightly lit Christmas tree and holiday decor throughout town. Tackle ... Read This Story

Recent Stories about Gettysburg

My Gettysburg Address

In 2018, we are celebrating the 155th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered 272 words that not only helped dedicate Gettysburg’s Soldiers’ National Cemetery, ... Read

Take a Walk in President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Footsteps

On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a 272-word speech to dedicate a new National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the site of the three day Battle of Gettysburg. Although ... Read

Adams County Pie Trail

If Adams County had a signature dessert, it would be pie. If you want to eat like a local, make your way through this pie trail on your next trip to ... Read

Test your Adams County Apple Knowledge!

We love our apples in Adams County, Pennsylvania! Our countryside is brimming with orchards, and while there is something to love about the entire growing season, we especially love apple harvest ... Read