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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
Site of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War.
Attraction type: Battlefields; Cemeteries; Historic sites; Monuments & statues; Visitor centres; National Parks
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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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Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
Attraction type: Battlefields
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The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg
The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg
Owner description: This is part of the park, the first national cemetary in the country, absolutly beautiful and humbling. Id like to do a review of it to let others who come to your site know to... more Owner description: This is part of the park, the first national cemetary in the country, absolutly beautiful and humbling. Id like to do a review of it to let others who come to your site know to visit it. less
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center
Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center
Owner description: To commemorate the Battle of Gettysburg, begin your visit at the official Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. The Museum and Visitor Center features the... more Owner description: To commemorate the Battle of Gettysburg, begin your visit at the official Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. The Museum and Visitor Center features the breathtaking Cyclorama Painting created in 1890 depicting the fury of Pickett's Charge, the film "A New Birth of Freedom" and the extensive Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil war. Purchase tickets prior to your arrival online and reserve a battlefield guide licensed through the National Park Service. Starting June 6, The George Spangler Farm Civil War Hospital Site opens its summer season for tours and program. less
Attraction type: Speciality 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 115 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Price: USD 2 - 4
Cuisines: Ice cream
Dining options: After-hours
Sunset Icecream Parlor
Sunset Icecream Parlor
Ranked #2 of 115 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice cream
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: After-hours
Hunt's Battlefield Fries & Cafe'
Hunt's Battlefield Fries & Cafe'
Ranked #3 of 115 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Price: USD 5 - 10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, After-hours, Dessert
Kilwin's Gettysburg
Kilwin's Gettysburg
Ranked #4 of 115 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Price: USD 2 - 8
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice cream
Dining options: Dessert
Sweeet!
Sweeet!
Ranked #5 of 115 Restaurants in Gettysburg
Price:
Cuisines: Dessert
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dessert

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Sleep Inn and Suites
2.5 of 5
Sleep Inn and Suites
USD 70 - 201
Ranked #5 of 29 Hotels in Gettysburg
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Quality Inn Gettysburg Battlefield
2.5 of 5
Quality Inn Gettysburg Battlefield
USD 68 - 140
Ranked #11 of 29 Hotels in Gettysburg
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Travelodge Gettysburg
2.0 of 5
Travelodge Gettysburg
USD 75 - 135
Ranked #12 of 29 Hotels in Gettysburg
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

James Gettys Hotel
3.0 of 5
James Gettys Hotel
USD 139 - 185
Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in Gettysburg
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Federal Pointe Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
3.0 of 5
Federal Pointe Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
USD 121 - 214
Ranked #3 of 29 Hotels in Gettysburg
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Comfort Suites Gettysburg
2.5 of 5
Comfort Suites Gettysburg
USD 94 - 193
Ranked #4 of 29 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.