Month: December 2016

2016 Year in Photos – Gettysburg, Pa.

December 29, 2016

The year of 2016 was a great one in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania! Gettysburg welcomed in Mason Dixon Distillery, as well as another Appalachian Brewing Company located on Steinwehr Avenue. The first Gettysburg Battlefield Marathon and PA Cider Festival took place. We saw the restoration of General Lee’s Headquarters and the opening of an ice rink at Liberty Mountain Resort. We also celebrated the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Let’s take a look back at some awesome Instagram photos taken by our visitors in 2016!

Although 2016 was a phenomenal year, we know 2017 has some even more exciting things in ... Read This Story

Cooking with a Gettysburg Chef – Sam Strock of Mason Dixon Distillery

December 22, 2016

By Carl Whitehill – In Gettysburg, food is second only to history. Restaurants, food tours, wineries, breweries and even distilleries are showcasing amazing menus with unique, farm-to-table food that is turning heads in this small town.

Today, visitors from around the world are making food one of the biggest parts of their vacation experience, and Adams County – with its rich agriculture – is no different. Gettysburg has been called one of the best culinary destinations in the region and we’re excited to highlight some of our talented chefs in the area.

We stopped in and talked recently with Sam Strock, the ... Read This Story

Mrs. Cratchit’s Plum Pudding Recipe

December 15, 2016

By Jess Clevenger – “The pudding was out of the copper which smells like a washing-day. That was the cloth. A smell like an eating-house and a pastrycook’s next door to each other, with a laundress’s next door to that. That was the pudding. In half a minute Mrs. Cratchit entered – flushed, but smiling proudly – with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half of half-a-quarter of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.”

This holiday season in Gettysburg, we can see that scene, and more, come to life as ... Read This Story

5 Ideas for a Girls’ Night Out in Gettysburg

December 8, 2016

Sometimes life can get a little hectic and you just need a night out with your girls. Next time you need a break from the kids, or maybe even a break from your significant other, get your group of girlfriends together and take a road trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to try a couple of these awesome ideas. Better yet, make it a weekend getaway and squeeze in all five!

 

1. Drink wine

When a woman need’s to unwind, often the first solution to come to mind is to grab a glass… or bottle… of wine. Adams County has three wineries with amazing ... Read This Story

8 Things to Do in Gettysburg this Winter

December 1, 2016

Most visitors think of Gettysburg as a summertime destination – the re-enactment, battlefield walk, the ice cream shops and a cold beer at a tavern looking out over Lincoln Square. But more and more visitors are seeing the winter months as the ideal season to spend a weekend in one of America’s most popular destinations.

Gettysburg features everything from winter recreation, shopping and dining, and a variety of events that help cure some of that cabin fever that strikes in after the holidays are over. Whether you’re an outdoor adventurer or a kick-back-and-relax kind of traveler, the winter in Gettysburg has ... Read This Story