Things to do in Gettysburg with kids

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Gettysburg
Explore & More is a Hands-on Children's Museum dedicated to providing challenging, educational experiences targeted at the education and growth of young children.
Gettysburg
The American Civil War Museum brings history "back to life" Located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, our museum is an educational and inspiring experience for families or tour groups of all ages. The museum is a "must" see for all visitors to Gettysbu...
Gettysburg
A fascinating way for kids to learn about the turning point in the Civil War, and the inspiration for Lincoln's Immortal "Gettysburg Address" - the battle site of Gettysburg.
Gettysburg
Get up close and personal with our famous namesake miniature horses and their farm animal friends. Races, Displays, and Special Events are sure to delight the kids and "kids at heart".
Gettysburg
offers 2 differing 18 Hole Mini Golf Courses, bounce houses and 2 exciting Go Kart Race Tracks.
Fairfield
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3, with one third territory for each level of ability. Plus two lift serviced tubing hills including a toddler one, and terrain park.
Alpaca Farm
(16 Miles)
York Springs
We are a family run Alpaca Farm located in the heart of South Central Pennsylvania. We Always Welcome Farm Visits. Just Contact Us to Set Up a Time! Alpacaholic Acres is located in York Springs, Pennsylvania, just minutes from Harrisburg or Gettysbu...
Thurmont
With 25 miles of hiking trails winding through both Catoctin Mountain Park and Cunningham Falls State Park a variety of experiences are available. The roads of the Park offer scenic driving all year; amping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, fly-fishing,...
Thurmont
Get stalked by a tiger, jaguar or lion and live to tell the tale. Feel the breath of a bear, follow a fallow deer, or tickle a tortoise. Hand-feed goats, sheep, donkeys, llamas, ducks and other curious creatures in the petting area.
Cascade Lake
(23 Miles)
Hampstead
A Water Park in Which to Relax, Play and Enjoy the Outdoors. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maryland
Lewisberry
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, but only 2 green runs. Plus covered lift serviced snow tubing hill, 2 terrain training parks and summer activities.
Dillsburg
Enjoy farming fun with wagon rides, farm stands, corn maze and pedal karts!
Mechanicsburg
Friendly farm animals to pet and feed year-round. Huge pick-your-own flower field in the summer months. Group tours and birthday parties. u-pick pumpkins, pumpkin chunkin' cannon, hayrides, maze, hay play with giant slide and covered fall fun fort...
Frederick
Skate Frederick Ice Sports & More is Frederick's premiere skating facility featuring two NHL regulation rinks (200' x 85'). Skate Frederick offers a snack bar, a Pro Shop for all your skating needs, video games, skate rentals, seating for spectators ...
Frederick
Cars...Trucks....Trains....and lego! Yes please!
Frederick
Interactive educational programs, exhibits, seminars and lectures provide the knowledge that Civil War medicine connects us not only to our past, but is the scientific and historical link to our present and our future.
Frederick
Get bowled over with Frederick's ONLY 10-pin bowling center!
New Market
Adventure Park USA is a 17.5 acre Western theme park. It offers offers enough adventure for the whole family. Desert Oasis Miniature Golf Course to our Rock Wall and Hang'Em High Ropes Course. Let the adventure begin!
Frederick
Summers Farm offers a day that is sure to bring families together. From pig races to pumpkin picking, Summers Farm offers something for everyone. Come out today to see all we have to offer. You will be glad you did! Homegrown fun and farm fresh...
Hagerstown
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Frederick
Get ready to take on a quest to combat an opposing team in semi-darkness, surrounded by lasers and smoke! Good luck!
Frederick
The interactive and multimedia exhibits located in the Visitor Center include numerous vignettes which take the visitor to important locations related to the Battle of Moncacy. Auto Tour and Walking Trails also available.
Reisterstown
3 Monkeys House of Bounce offers the largest indoor inflatable play center in Maryland. We offer "anytime" open bounce as well as birthday parties, group fun days, and fundraising opportunities. 3 Monkeys is extreme bouncing fun for your family!...
Williamsport
Exciting family resort great for a day, a weekend or for vacation campers. Beach entry pool with 400ft waterslides, Yogi Bear, mini golf, an outdoor movie theatre, pedal karts, laser tag and plenty of led activities besides.
Harrisburg
Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is the mid-states premier center for arts, education, entertainment and cultural enrichment. Composed of three main venues — Sunoco Performance Theater, Select Medical IM...
Harrisburg
A fun, creative and imaginative space where kids aged 2 - 5 can enjoy exciting Pennsylvania themed hands-on exhibits - their own museum within a museum!
Lets Pretend
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(37 Miles)
Middletown
Let’s Pretend is an interactive family play center, focusing on using creativity, pretending, and the arts. We are an indoor play center.
Sharpsburg
Joining a Ranger program, driving, hiking, and biking are just a few of the ways to experience the battlefield. Start at the park visitor center which includes two films, exhibits and a museum store.
Owings Mills
Enjoy Irvine Nature Center's resident animals, 116 acres of woodlands, wetlands and meadows, and an interactive exhibit hall free of charge! There are great trails for easy family nature hikes, exciting outdoor education programs, as well as a Nature...
Mercersburg
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering 7 green runs, plus 2 lift serviced tubing hills and 3 terrain parks.
Hummelstown
Challenge Family Fun Center, conveniently located between Harrisburg and Hershey, Pa, offers 22 holes of landscaped miniature golf, indoor batting cages, mini-bowling (duckpins), an arcade and a restaurant / ice cream parlor with indoor and outdoor s...
Brunswick
On the second floor, the Museum's exhibits tell the history of Brunswick and the people who have lived here. Life-sized recreations of late Victorian rooms are the centerpiece of these exhibits. On the Museum's third floor is a massive HO Scale model...
Kiddie Crusoe
(42 Miles)
Timonium
features include the Kiddie City Play Arena, Ultimate Play Set, Inflatable Arena, Imaginarium Activity Room, and Wii Gaming Lounges.
Hershey
enjoy a few hours go-karting, miniature golfing, taking a swing in the batting cages, cruising on the bumper boats and playing in the arcade
Hershey
Located just minutes from major attractions, our facility is a terrific solution for class trips, reward programs, corporate outings, teambuilding, and post prom or graduation parties. Guests enjoy gokarting, mini golfing, taking a swing in the batti...
Baltimore
Big House of Bounce is a healthy recreational option for today’s active families. We strive to provide a clean, safe, and stimulating environment for children.
Baltimore
Offers a variety of phsyical exercises and training for ages 4 months to 6 years. Their many facilities and play sets are rearranged each week for simple themes.
Big Pool
offers an extensive colonial era experience, with restored barracks and fort buildings; fishing, boating and hiking opportunities on the rivers plus a traditional adventure playground.
Hershey Park
(44 Miles)
Lancaster
Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are rides?
Harpers Ferry
The John Brown Wax Museum graphically tells the story of John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry. Voice, music, & animation enhance the experience. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Harpers Ferry for ki...
Germantown
This series is all about bringing wellness to the babies! I offer a wide range of classes for ages ranging from 6 to 18. Current course offerings include dance yoga, drama yoga, sports yoga and life coaching for girls.
Harpers Ferry
A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, is like stepping into the past. Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. There\'s a wide varie...
Romp n' Roll
(45 Miles)
Germantown
Romp n' Roll Germantown offers a huge variety of fun kids classes. They offer age-specific kids gym classes, art class, music class and more for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children in the Germantown area.
River Riders
(46 Miles)
Harpers Ferry
Incredible outdoor adventures for the whole family on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers! Rafting, canopy tours, tubing, kayaking, rock climbing...the list goes on!
Martinsburg
Make your big day one to remember with the soccer and basketball themed parties. Loads of fun for the family, entertainment and play for hours!!
Columbia
Smoke, lasers, tactics, teamwork and targets.....just your average experience at ShadowLand Laser Adventures!
Baltimore
Currently the Zoo's animal collection encompasses more than 1,500 birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, representing nearly 200 species.One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Baltimore for kids
Martinsburg
Offering a weekend treat for kids and traditionalists, classic family puppet theatre with additional hands on puppet exhibits for the kids to play with. Weekend and holiday shows.
Baltimore
Come discover and relive the origins of America's oldest sport! Engulf yourself in rare photographs and art, vintage equipment and uniforms, striking sculptures and trophies, cherished memorabilia and artifacts.
Annville
BounceU is Central PA's #1 spot for fun! Our bounce houses, games, inflatable slides and obstacle courses are a blast for kids of all ages.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Gettysburg with kids

1

Lets Pretend

(37 Miles) Indoor Play in Middletown

2

Curiosity Connection State Museum

(35 Miles) Kids Fun in Harrisburg

3

Challenge Family Fun Center

(40 Miles) Kids Fun in Hummelstown

4

Hershey Park

(44 Miles) Theme Parks in Lancaster

5

Land of Little Horses

(4 Miles) Zoos in Gettysburg

6

Paulus Farm Market

(28 Miles) Kids Fun in Mechanicsburg

7

Paulus Orchards

(26 Miles) Kids Fun in Dillsburg

8

BounceU of Annville

(47 Miles) Indoor Play in Annville

9

Whitaker Center

(35 Miles) Kids Fun in Harrisburg

10

Liberty Mountain Resort

(9 Miles) Skiing in Fairfield

Fun places to visit in Gettysburg with kids

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