- The list below includes 93 free or cheap things to do in or near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Horseback Riding, Battlefields and Historic Sites.
- From The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg to Sachs Covered Bridge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gettysburg and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hanover, Chambersburg, Thurmont and Westminster.
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97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
The Soldier's National Cemetery at Gettysburg is the site where Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. Visitors can hike or ride bikes through the cemetery, as well as see the monument dedicated to soldiers from the Civil War through the Vietnam War.
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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.
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1195 Baltimore Pike (Route 97), Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
The Gettysburg National Military Park is built on the site of the deadliest battle during the American Civil War when 51,000 people were killed. The park offers a visitor's center with films and information, a museum, bookstore, refreshments in a Civil War restaurant, guided tours, and living history reenactmen…
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250 Eisenhower Farm Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Sixty acres form the Eisenhower National Historic Site. Visitors can tour the restored home of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the show barns where he raised his black Angus cows, and the skeet range.
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.
Visitors can learn about the cultural history of Gettysburg at Savor Gettysburg Food Tours. Consisting of a one mile walking tour, visitors get to sample food from local eateries; which features baked goods, ciders, ice cream, and more.
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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.
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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.'
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.