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Gettysburg is steeped in the history of the Civil War. In 1863, it was the site of the epic Battle of Gettysburg, in which some 50,000 soldiers were killed. It is also, of course, the place where Abraham Lincoln delivered the immortal Gettysburg Address. The town itself is made up of houses, hotels and taverns dating back several centuries, but Gettysburg offers more modern travel and leisure activities, as well, like wine tastings, orchard tours, shopping and golfing.

All things to do » Things to do

Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Military Park
Owner description: The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred... more Owner description: The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee's second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion", Gettysburg was the Civil War's bloodiest battle and was also the inspiration for President Abraham Lincoln's immortal "Gettysburg Address". less
Attraction type: Battlefields; Parks
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Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center
Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center
Owner description: "A New Birth of Freedom," narrated by Morgan Freeman, orients you to the battle; then see the sights and hear the sounds of the battle in the historic Cyclorama Painting... more Owner description: "A New Birth of Freedom," narrated by Morgan Freeman, orients you to the battle; then see the sights and hear the sounds of the battle in the historic Cyclorama Painting Experience. Finally, tour the museum, packed with original artifacts and interactive exhibits. Tickets and shuttle bus to Eisenhower National Historic Site and seasonal programs at Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital from Visitor Center. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, USA Today Top 10 Places to Visit, AAA Gem. Purchase tickets prior to your arrival online and reserve a Battlefield Guide (licensed through the National Park Service) through the Gettysburg Foundation, non-profit partner to the National Park Service at Gettysburg. Admission fee for Cyclorama, Film and Museum. Entry to Visitor Center, Museum Bookstore and Refreshment Saloon is free. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
Attraction type: Battlefields
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Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Gettysburg Museum of History
Gettysburg Museum of History
Owner description: The Museum that was featured on History's "American Picker's" The Gettysburg Museum Of History has over 4,000 artifacts on display. The Museum is FREE TO THE PUBLIC! The Museum... more Owner description: The Museum that was featured on History's "American Picker's" The Gettysburg Museum Of History has over 4,000 artifacts on display. The Museum is FREE TO THE PUBLIC! The Museum covers all areas of American History. Military and Political History are the focus with some pop culture covered. Some highlights include: A lock of George and Martha Washington's hair, Abraham Lincoln's wallet and opera glasses,John Wilkes Booth's splint relic, the largest collection of Gettysburg battlefield relics on display in Gettysburg, an autograph or manuscript from each president, Harry Truman's hat, Dwight D. Eisenhower's golf clubs, JFK's rocking chair, suit, and bloodstained limousine upholstery from the assassination, the flag that flew during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Shell casing from Ruby's gun that Killed Oswald, Hitler's silver that was captured by U.S. forces at his home. The Fredrick G. Pfeffer collection of relics from Pickett's Charge. The Robert L. White collection of JFK, The Captain Good collection (wounded in action at Gettysburg) includes the items he used during the battle and the bullet that wounded him! Uniforms,flags, accoutrements, weapons, documents, photos, much much more!The Gettysburg Museum Of History also buys artifacts as well as sells them. Please stop by and see the most amazing collection in Gettysburg at no charge! less
Attraction type: Military Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Mr. G's Ice Cream
Mr. G's Ice Cream
Ranked #1 of 130 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Price: $2 - $4
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Food 101
Food 101
Ranked #2 of 130 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hunt's Battlefield Fries & Cafe'
Hunt's Battlefield Fries & Cafe'
Ranked #3 of 130 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Price: $6 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Garryowen Irish Pub
Garryowen Irish Pub
Ranked #4 of 130 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Price: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Dobbin House Tavern
Dobbin House Tavern
Ranked #5 of 130 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Days Inn Gettysburg
2.5 of 5
Days Inn Gettysburg
$80 - $161
Ranked #13 of 27 Hotels in Gettysburg
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Super 8 Gettysburg
2.5 of 5
Super 8 Gettysburg
$70 - $169
Ranked #17 of 27 Hotels in Gettysburg
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Budget Host Three Crowns Motor Lodge
2.0 of 5
Budget Host Three Crowns Motor Lodge
$61 - $113
Ranked #19 of 27 Hotels in Gettysburg
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Brickhouse Inn Bed & Breakfast
3.5 of 5
Brickhouse Inn Bed & Breakfast
$131 - $187
Ranked #1 of 23 Gettysburg B&B and Inns
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The Gaslight Inn Bed and Breakfast
The Gaslight Inn Bed and Breakfast
$120 - $186
Ranked #2 of 23 Gettysburg B&B and Inns
Federal Pointe Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
3.0 of 5
Federal Pointe Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
$139 - $250
Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Gettysburg
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.