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Gettysburg National Military Park

Take a tour with a licensed guide in your own car and visit two museums providing information on the Battle of Gettysburg.

Gettysburg National Military Park is a sprawling, verdant area that commemorates the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. The cemetery and museum here provide information on the fascinating battle during the American Civil War. Inspect the many memorials and statues that adorn this scenic park.

Visit the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center for a comprehensive overview of the battle and the Civil War. It contains the majority of the 43,000 military relics in the park. Watch A New Birth of Freedom, a film narrated by actor Morgan Freeman. Gather information about the park and the Battle of Gettysburg. Admire the 19th-century Gettysburg Cyclorama that portrays the intense battle scene.

Make your way to the Resource Room and the Museum Bookstore to continue your research into the famous military encounter, which had the most casualties of all battles in the American Civil War. Relax at the Refreshment Saloon with a few drinks and snacks.

Drive through the park with one of the licensed battlefield guides. In summer, the park offers bus tours, which last about 2 hours. Go to the David Wills House, where the namesake attorney worked on the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg. The house has informative displays relating to President Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address, among his most famous speeches.

Stroll through the scenic fields of the park and bring a picnic basket to enjoy a reflective lunch with your family. Snap photos of the round boulders of Devil’s Den.

The park opens daily year-round from morning until late evening. There is a fee to enter the museum, with discounts for seniors and youths. Toddlers enter for free.

The Gettysburg National Military Park is in the southern part of the town of Gettysburg, the seat of Adams County. Take the Rabbit Express bus from Harrisburg International Airport and get around Gettysburg via the Freedom Transit trolley. Visit nearby attractions, such as Sachs Covered Bridge and the Eisenhower National Historic Site.


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Lodging Near Gettysburg National Military Park

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$118
Wyndham Gettysburg

Wyndham Gettysburg

95 Presidential Cir, Gettysburg
4.5
of 5, from 678 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of The David Wills House, Majestic Theater, and Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau. Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum and Gettysburg Museum of History are also within 3 mi (5 km).

$64
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Gettysburg

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Gettysburg

1857 Gettysburg Village Dr, Gettysburg
4.2
of 5, from 260 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in a national park, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf, and Gettysburg National Military Park. Gettysburg Battlefield Museum and Gettysburg Visitor Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).

$125
Gettysburg Hotel

Gettysburg Hotel

One Lincoln Square, Gettysburg
4.3
of 5, from 376 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Gettysburg, this hotel is steps from The David Wills House, Majestic Theater, and Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau. Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum and Gettysburg Museum of History are also within 10 minutes.

$82
1863 Inn of Gettysburg

1863 Inn of Gettysburg

516 Baltimore St, Gettysburg
4.3
of 5, from 455 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Gettysburg, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Jennie Wade House, Shriver House Museum, and Cemetery Hill. Gettysburg Diorama & History Center and Gettysburg Museum of History are also within 10 minutes.

$42
Days Inn Gettysburg

Days Inn Gettysburg

865 York Rd, Gettysburg
4.2
of 5, from 786 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Gettysburg, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The David Wills House, Majestic Theater, and Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau. Gettysburg Railroad Station Museum and Gettysburg Museum of History are also within 2 mi (3 km).

$55
Colton Motel Gettysburg

Colton Motel Gettysburg

232 Steinwehr Ave , Gettysburg
3.2
of 5, from 70 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Gettysburg, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Gettysburg Diorama & History Center and Lincoln Train Museum. Hall of Presidents and First Ladies and Jennie Wade House are also within 10 minutes.

$85
Best Western Gettysburg

Best Western Gettysburg

301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg
4.8
of 5, from 25 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Gettysburg, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Lincoln Train Museum, Hall of Presidents and First Ladies, and Gettysburg Diorama & History Center. Jennie Wade House and Cemetery Hill are also within 15 minutes.

$79
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Gettysburg

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Gettysburg

1871 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg
4.8
of 5, from 17 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Gettysburg, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf, and Gettysburg National Military Park. Gettysburg Battlefield Museum and Gettysburg Visitor Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).