5 days in Gettysburg Itinerary

5 days in Gettysburg Itinerary

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Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes After Dark Investigations. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park and Old Bedford Village. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monocacy National Battlefield and Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gettysburg: Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum (in Winchester), Antietam National Cemetery (in Sharpsburg) and C&O Canal National Historical Park (in Williamsport). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gibson's Photographic Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Cemetery, and take in the history at Abraham Lincoln Statue.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip planner .

In October, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Winchester, National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Antietam National Cemetery, Old Bedford Village
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After Dark Investigations ©
After Dark Investigations
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters ©
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters

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