- Our list of the best things to do in Hanover, Pennsylvania, features the top 100 nearby activities — including 53 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Hanover, PA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Hanover, PA , followed by 83 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gettysburg, York, Westminster, Emmitsburg, Mount Airy, Thurmont and Thomasville
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.
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.'
86% 14 votes
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Reid's Winery Tasting Room & Cider House offers tours and tastings of fruit wines with no added flavorings, as well as spiced cider and other whites and reds. They also have jams, preserves and pumpkin butter.
Visitors can view artifacts, interactive displays, 3D productions, and historical documents related to the events during, before, and after the battle of Gettysburg at the American Civil War Museum. It borders the Gettysburg National Military Park battlefield.
A popular stop before any battlefield tour is a visit to the Gettysburg Diorama. The unique small-scale depiction of the battlefield features over 20,000 hand-painted 3D miniatures and helps visitors understand the history visually while a guide tells a story of the three-day battle.
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.
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.
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.
92% 338 votes
West Confederate Avenue, McMillan Woods Youth Campground, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Visitors can ride on the Gettysburg Battlefield with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg. The company offers both guided tours, and tour narration through individual devices along with special event carriages and horses.
Located on 1,637 acres, William H. Kain County Park has two lakes that can be used for boating and fishing. The park features trails for biking, hiking and horseback riding, a horseshoe pit, a playground and a volleyball court.