Choose to race with the North (blue) or the South (grey). Pick carefully, as the winning side receives an extra commemorative prize. We love a good competition within a competition!
Why We Love It
Gettysburg is best known for its American Civil War history, specifically the Battle of Gettysburg and President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. It is a family-friendly destination, home to museums, battle reenactments, tours, historic monuments, and national parks.
Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do
|Sachs Covered Bridge|
A pedestrian-only bridge used by Robert E. Lee's army during the retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg. Oh, and in spirit of full disclosure, some think it's haunted - enjoy!
A unique museum that offers a glimpse into what civilian life was like during the American Civil War.
|Gettysburg National Military Park|
Battlegrounds, cemetery, and statues of "one of the bloodiest battles" during the American Civil War. Activities: bike, hike, horseback.
|Gettysburg Museum of History|
A collection of 4,000 artifacts and exhibits relating to the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, U.S. Presidents, and pop icons.
|High - 55°F (13°C)||Low - 33°F (1°C)|
Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)
|Courtyard Gettysburg||0.6 mi (1.0 km) from start/finish|
|Gettysburg Hotel||2.8 mi (4.5 km) from start/finish|
|Hampton Inn Gettysburg||0.9 mi (1.5 km) from start/finish|
|Hilton Garden Inn Gettysburg||1.3 mi (2.1 km) from start/finish|
|The Inn At Herr Ridge||4.6 mi (7.4 km) from start/finish|
|The Brafferton Inn||2.7 mi (4.3 km) from start/finish|
|Wyndham Gettysburg||0.7 mi (1.1 km) from start/finish|