Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Gettysburg

Enjoy the area's museums, history and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Gettysburg. This welcoming city is known for its local tours, shopping and restaurants. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Gettysburg

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Gettysburg has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Mountain View Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Adams County Winery (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Liberty Mountain Ski Resort (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Carroll Valley Resort Golf Courses (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • The Bridges Golf Club (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Gettysburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gettysburg is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Caledonia State Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Pine Grove Furnance State Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Union Mills Homestead Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Catoctin Mountain Park (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Codorus State Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gettysburg

The nearest airport is in Hagerstown, MD (HGR-Hagerstown Regional), located 28 mi (45 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), which is 33.5 mi (54 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gettysburg?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 92 vacation rentals around Gettysburg. From 13 cabin rentals to 47 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a rural property in Gettysburg?

There's something kind of special about country living. If you're a city slicker longing for a bit of rural life, we can help you find what you're looking for. Vrbo has 19 rural vacation properties in this destination. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, Vrbo has a selection of other options, including:

  • 18 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 14 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 4 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Gettysburg?

Wave goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel-chain rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — as well as all the space you could need! There are 45 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $105 per night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other property options, like:

  • Hotel: 25 vacation homes. Prices start from $119 per night.
  • Apartment: 20 vacation homes. Prices start from $79 per night.
  • Cabin: 9 vacation homes. Prices start from $82 per night.

Can I stay in Gettysburg in a large group?

Whether you're going on a break with the whole family or spending a few nights away with all your old school friends, it's always lots of fun being under the same roof! The best news is that Vrbo has places that'll suit. House vacation homes are the leading option for larger sized groups, with 11 listed here. The vacation rentals that can cater to large groups in this area include:

  • Are you looking for vacation homes that can hold 6 of you? We have 27 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just $79 per night.
  • Require a rental property for 5 guests? We have 17 that will serve you well. Prices begin at just $110 per night.
  • Hunting down properties for rent to suit 8 people? You'll be pleased to discover we have 17 that'll be ideal. You can book one from just $123 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your aunt, your grandpa and all your besties to Gettysburg.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Gettysburg?

Show the door to samey hotel chains! Cherish the freedom of living like a local in a cost-effective rental instead. Feast your eyes on the amazing options that can be booked now on Vrbo. Booking a rental in Liberty Mountain Ski Resort is a great way to avoid breaking the bank. We have 3 options and the average cost is $133 per night.

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