Gettysburg

Gettysburg Travel Guide

Articles about Gettysburg

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

Hotels in Gettysburg

The 1815 property was once used as a Confederate hospital, but has since been updated with 18 guest rooms and a restaurant. Plank floors, country quilts, and wood-burning fireplaces send you into a cozy time warp.

Restaurants in Gettysburg

The restaurant serves candlelit period meals including dishes like peanut soup, and the specialty is Game Pie made of turkey, pheasant, and duck.

Things to do in Gettysburg

For three days in July, watch ragged “soldiers” fight the bloody Battle of Gettysburg— celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2012—with cannons and bayonets. On your way out, grab a commemorative coffee mug or baseball cap at the Civil War store.