- TripBuzz found 137 things to do with kids in or near Emmitsburg, Maryland, including 132 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gettysburg, Frederick, Hagerstown and Hanover.
- From National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes to National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, the Emmitsburg area offers 102 different types of family activities, including: Historic Sites, Colleges & Universities, Mountains and Movie Theaters.
- The city of Emmitsburg in Frederick county Maryland is located just shy of the Pennsylvania and Maryland border. A home to less than 3,000, Emmitsburg is both a historical and religious site. Founded in 1785 during the period of the French and Indian War, this city also became patron to a Catholic pilgrimage site and is the birthplace of the first U.S. saint.
George Washington Shriver brought the home, now the Shriver House Museum, in 1859 for $290. Visitors to the museum can tour four restored floors of the home with costumed guides, and learn about the civilian experience during the Civil War.
93% 411 votes
111 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to preserving the history for the largest battle of the Civil War, Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum contains educational exhibits. The exhibits display information about the battle, the hospital that cared for the wounded, and its religious history.
The Gettysburg Museum of History contains over 4,000 artifacts, including those from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, presidents, and pop icons. The museum also buys and sells historical items, and has experts to help you learn more about any historical items that you have.
99% 970 votes
22 Springs Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Segway Tours of Gettysburg (SegTours, LLC) offers tours of Gettysburg on Segways. The company offers two tours of the battlefield: a western end and a eastern end, or can offer specialized tours.
97% 291 votes
116 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Guests can experience history like never before with History Nerds Battlefield & Education Tours. Courses include subjects such as 'The Civil War Surgeon,' 'Custer's Last Stand,' and 'The Mud, The Blood, The Fear.'
99% 551 votes
PO Box 4152, Gettysburg, PA MoreLess Info
Commonly known as the A.L.B.G., the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides is an organization of officially recognized and credentialed guides to the battlefields of the Civil War. The organization has over one hundred members.
Miss Betty's Ghosts in Gettysburg Private Tour offers up close and personal accounts of Gettysburg's past. The night tour takes daring patrons through barns, battlefields and bridges for an unforgettable experience.
11% 19 votes
106 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Pioneer Lines Scenic Railway takes guests through a journey of early American History. The train traverses through the picturesque countryside and offers events such as murder mystery trains and parties.
For over 80 years, the Majestic Theater has been host to endless films and live productions. This small-town theaters boasts vintage ambiance and architecture as well as on-site catering and full-service concessions.
98% 439 votes
219 Crooked Creek Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Hickory Hollow Horse Farm offers two-hour tours of the Gettysburg Battlefield from horseback. They also offer limited trail rides, pony rides, and lessons, using a variety of horses, some of which have been rescued.