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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Gettysburg Museum of History. Family-friendly places like Hersheypark and Lake Tobias Wildlife Park will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gettysburg: Indian Echo Caverns (in Hummelstown), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, Head underground at Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park, get engrossed in the history at Jennie Wade House, and browse the exhibits of Shriver House Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg day trip planner .

In September, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

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Side Trips

Hershey, Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park, Indian Echo Caverns, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Antietam National Battlefield
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Antietam National Battlefield
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