8 days in Gettysburg Itinerary

8 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.
Let the collections at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Jennie Wade House capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Antietam National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gettysburg: Village Artisans Gallery (in Boiling Springs), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry) and Frederick (The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center & Monocacy National Battlefield). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip planner.

In August, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Harrisburg, Hershey, Frederick, Brown's Orchards and Farm Market, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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