Month: September 2016

Top 10 Things to be Excited for in Gettysburg this Fall

September 22, 2016

By Paige Neidig – There is something about autumn that awakens the senses! We gaze upon the beauty of vibrant and colorful leaves falling from the trees, smell a campfire on a crisp fall night, hear leaves crunch beneath our feet as we walk, taste freshly baked pies of the apple and pumpkin variety and feel the warmth of a cozy sweater wrapped close around us during these fall days and nights. In Gettysburg, these 10 things will give you all of the fall feels!

1. Fall Foliage

Gettysburg is beautiful any time of year. However, take a carriage ride on the ... Read This Story

The Perfect Fall Getaway in Gettysburg, Pa.

September 16, 2016

By Stacey Fox – One of the best times to visit Gettysburg is during the fall season. The days are cooler – perfect for spending hours outside, and nights are crisp and clear – perfect for snuggling close to that special someone on an evening ghost tour. If you’re looking to put the work week behind you and unwind, head to Gettysburg, Pa. 

Arrive in town Friday evening to make the most of your weekend. Grab a bite to eat at one of our many restaurants – many offering freshly harvested fruits from our countryside – then head out for a ... Read This Story

Get Up-Close and Personal with Adams County’s Farm Market Scene

September 9, 2016

By Davin Jurgensen – When you visit a farm, a market or a restaurant, it’s common to expect the freshest produce you can find – especially when you’re in Adams County, Pa. – the heart of the Pennsylvania Fruit Belt.

The land in Gettysburg’s countryside provides great opportunity for farmers to grow everything from apples and berries to corn and zucchini.

What’s more, the region and its residents present the chance to involve you in the farm-fresh process. Did you ever wonder what it was like to stay overnight on historic farmlands? What about choosing homemade jams made from fresh, local fruit or ... Read This Story

Four Unique Experiences Only Found in Adams County, Pa.

September 2, 2016

By Paige Neidig – Are you looking for something new to do during your next vacation to Gettysburg? Mix things up with one of these unique experiences right here in the Gettysburg area. I bet you didn’t know Gettysburg is the home to 12,000 elephants, cat soldiers, a piano-playing pig and the world’s largest ball of ties!

 

1. Civil War Tails at the Homestead Diorama Museum Both history buffs and cat lovers must check out Civil War Tails! Twin sisters Ruth and Rebecca Brown began making clay cat soldiers at 11 years old. Yes, the soldiers are actually miniature cats. They turned ... Read This Story