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  1. May 28, 2015
    Gettysburg Ranked as Top Historic Family Destination

    TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website, named Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the top "Historical Family Vacation Spots You Can Afford," in a recent ranking of U.S. destinations as part of TripAdvisor's Vacation Rentals blog.

    TripAdvisor identified nine of America's most historically prominent vacation spots and pulled their vacation rental review scores, plus, for some destinations, the average prices and how that compares to hotels, according to the website.
    "Embrace the charm and historical impact of this Pennsylvania town," the blog wrote. "Beyond the battlefield lies Adams County, a countryside filled with wineries, farms, outdoor recreational activities and beautiful terrain."

    Gettysburg topped other U.S. destinations, such as Charlestown, S.C.; Philadelphia, San Antonio, Texas; Washington, DC; Boston; Williamsburg, Va.; Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and Richmond, Va.

    "Historical family vacations are a great way to blend education and pastime with the thrill of experiencing a new place," the blog continued. "With more alternative accommodations available today than ever before, you don't need to break the bank on a 5-star hotel in America's most charming colonial cities.

    Gettysburg was also recently ranked the second most popular destination in the Northeast United States by Family Fun Magazine, and a top destination for group travel by Byways Magazine earlier this year.

Recent News Stories

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  2. April 18, 2017

    1. Poet and writer Nancy Cook is Gettysburg's new Artist-in-Residence
  3. April 11, 2017

    1. Successful Prescribed Burn Completed at Little Round Top
  4. April 4, 2017

    1. New Gettysburg Farmsteads and Battlefield Tours Begin April 8
    2. “Great Task” Youth Leadership Program at Gettysburg National Military Park Now Accepting Applications
  5. March 29, 2017

    1. “An Evening with the Painting” Special After-hours Exclusive Program April 29
  6. March 22, 2017

    1. Recruits Will Rehabilitate the Historic Apple Orchard at George Spangler Farm on Sunday, March 26
  7. March 17, 2017

    1. Itamar Reiner is Gettysburg’s new Artist-in-Residence
  8. February 27, 2017

    1. New Exhibit Spotlight to open March 2 at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
  9. February 21, 2017

    1. “An Evening with the Painting” Special After-hours Exclusive Program
  10. February 14, 2017

    1. Brief Closures Set for Eisenhower National Historic Site
  11. February 9, 2017

    1. Gettysburg National Military Park is Hosting its First Virtual Reality Artist-in Residence in March
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  12. February 8, 2017

    1. Great Backyard Bird Count - February 18
  13. January 26, 2017

    1. Sacred Trust Talks Event Announcement
  14. January 4, 2017

    1. Adams County Community Appreciation Day - February 20, 2017, Presidents’ Day