The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee’s second and the setting for President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address”.

1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA

The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, great music and wonderful food for forty years. The festival has something for everyone with hundreds of arts and crafts dealers, demonstrations, contests, food stands and entertainment.

Harley-Davidson enthusiasts make the journey to York, Pennsylvania to have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles. There is a section called Kids’ Rally, specially designed for visitors under the age of 12, making this an ideal family destination.

1425 Eden Rd., York, PA 17402

President Eisenhower’s Farm was the presidential and retirement home of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States. Eisenhower purchased the 189-acre farm in 1950 and retired to the farm in 1961 after having served two terms in office. He lived there until his death in 1969. First Lady Mamie Eisenhower continued to reside at the farm until her death in 1979.

US Army Heritage and Education Center is dedicated to educating the public about the culture of the US Army and the symbol of its strength, the American Soldier! The Army Heritage Trail serves as the USAHEC’s outdoor museum. It encompasses the grounds of the USAHEC, covering about one mile and highlights nearly every era of Army history with different exhibits and large artifacts. Designed to provide an immersion experience that allows the visitor to walk into each period represented, the Trail also serves as a stage for living history presentations by historians serving as interpreters.

Whether you’re looking for the thrill of the coasters at Hersheypark, watching a sporting event with the Reigning champions of the American Hockey League, the Hershey Bears, or maybe you’re wanting to experience ZooAmerica, an 11-acre walk through zoo! How about a great concert or hockey game?  The Giant Center at Hershey Park is the place to be. At Hershey, we have it all and so much more!

100 W Hersheypark Dr., Hershey, PA

Other Attractions Nearby

  • Fruit & Produce Stands
  • Eastern Museum of Motor Racing
  • Historic Boiling Springs PA
  • Amish in Lancaster County
  • Indian Cemetery
  • Cumberland County Historical Society
  • Antique Shops
  • The Round Barn
  • Huntsdale Fish Hatchery
  • Outlets
  • Gettysburg Outlet Mall
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Williams Grove Speedway
  • Omar Bradley Museum
  • City Island, Harrisburg
  • Pine Grove Furnace
  • National Military History Museum
  • The Carlisle Crossings (shopping)
  • Drive In Movie Theaters
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