Things to do around town


Our Gettysburg, PA hotel makes it easy to get to the most popular attractions in the area. Visit the site of a major turning point in the Civil War, take a Ranger-guided tour of the battlefield or sight see on your own. The Park features a Museum & Visitor Center which illustrates the historic battle with a film, displays, photographs, uniforms and more.   

The privately-operated Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours  also offers a variety of tours from their famous double-decker buses and is right across the street from our location.

Gettysburg Heritage Center offers a wonderful orientation on the battle, as well as a variety of services to our visitors. 

The Shriver House Museum Travel back in time with a guide in period attire as you walk through the Shrivers’ meticulously restored 1860 home to learn the other side of the story – the civilian side of the Battle of Gettysburg. 

Jennie Wade House Museumperience the tragedy of Jennie Wade, the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Gettysburg History Center – Presents the Gettysburg Diorama Stand face to face with those whose roles shaped and created the Battle of Gettysburg. Enlighten your senses with a walk through Pickett’s Charge as the battle unfolds around you. See the famous Gettysburg Diorama presenting the Battle of Gettysburg in a fully narrated, truly unique and original light and sound experience.

David Wills House, The home of Gettysburg attorney David Wills was the center of the immense clean-up process after the Battle of Gettysburg and where President Lincoln put the finishing touches on his Gettysburg Address. The museum features six galleries, including two rooms that have been restored to their 1863 appearance: Wills’ office, where he planned for a Soldiers’ National Cemetery after the battle; and the bedroom where Lincoln stayed and prepared the Gettysburg Address. Admission to the the Wills House is free.

Eisenhower National Historic Site preserves the farm of General and 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Adjacent to the Gettysburg battlefield, the farm served the president and first lady as a weekend retreat and as a meeting place for world leaders. With its peaceful setting and view of South Mountain, it was a respite from Washington, DC, and a backdrop for efforts to reduce Cold War tensions.

World War II American Experience You and your family can experience a wide variety of authentic WWII vehicles, uniforms and artifacts in realistic dioramas and exhibits that portray not just the battlefield, but the home front as well. Take in a re-enactment or one of the living history programs. Available as well are speakers, seminars, interactive offerings and simulated and real vehicle experiences. 

The Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum The museum tells the remarkable stories of ordinary eyewitnesses and their extraordinary experiences before, during and after the Civil War. 

The Seminary Ridge Museum & Education Center features three areas of emphasis not focused on anywhere else in Gettysburg including the First Day of the Battle, July 1, 1863, on the very site where it happened; Civil War field medicine in the building that was the largest Field Hospital at Gettysburg; and the larger issues of Faith and Freedom.

If you love to shop, grab your bags and head to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, the North Gettysburg Shopping Center, downtown, and many other interesting shops, boutiques, and stores. If you are visiting a loved one at Gettysburg College, campus is only a mile away.

Ski Liberty, one of the most accessible snow resorts in the East, is only 10 miles away and the area also features many challenging and fun public golf courses.


Every type of meal is within walking distance, from fast food to fine dining, including many family-friendly restaurants.

Rita’s Italian Ice & Custard, Hoof Fin & Fowl, O’Rorke’s Eatery and Spirits, Hunt’s Battlefield Fries, Cottage Creperie, Kilwins, Tommy’s Pizza and Bantam Coffee Roasters  are our neighbors and you can dine at two historic homes that survived the battle, The Dobbin House and The Farnsworth House (complete with bullet holes.)  If you’re looking for a relaxing time with some good wine, visit Buddy Boy Winery

Gettysburg Eddie’s, Blessing’s Restaurant,  Appalachian Brewery Company, and The Fourscore Beer Company are just a block away from our location.  

The Blue and Gray Restaurant offers multiple flatscreen TV’s to watch your favorite sports team any time!   The Pub & Restaurant, The Gettysburger Compnay, and Mama Ventura’s Italian Restaurant are less than one mile from our hotel near the famous Lincoln Circle.

Finally, for some good eats just a short drive away, visit the Gettysburg Family RestaurantPanera Bread, and Starbucks Coffee near Walmart.

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In Loving Memory of Andy Ward LBG

Andy was one of our valued guests and served as a Licensed Battlefield Guide at the Gettysburg National Park primarily during the summer months.  He also was a wonderful photographer and our hotel is filled with his beautiful scenic photos of Gettysburg.  Andy passed away peacefully on February 12, 2023.
"May we keep alive our loving memories of Andy through his beautiful photos."
Andy Ward Obituary July 5, 1959-February 12, 2023