Southcentral PA Attractions
 Dutch Country-Adams County PA

Visit the PA attractions in the southcentral part of the state on a Pennsylvania getaway.

The Pennsylvania tourist attractions in Dutch country offer sites in Gettysburg the history buffs will enjoy.

This is one of our favorite areas of the state we like to visit a few times every year.

We love the battlefield and the history there.

This area also has a lot of nice boutiques, cafes and coffee shops to stop at after a day of sightseeing.


Eisenhower National Historic Site
250 Eisenhower Farm Drive
Gettysburg PA 17325
717-338-9114
http://www.nps.gov/eise/index.htm
Gettysburg PA Hotels

9 AM-4 PM

  • Dwight D Eisenhower's former home used on weekends
  • Most of the furniture is still displayed
  • 690 acres with 4 farms on the land


Gettysburg Diorama

PA attractions white, tan and green Gettysburg Diorama and History Center sign on a stone building with red, white and blue flags along the front

241 Steinwehr Ave
Gettysburg PA 17325
717-334-6408
http://www.gettysburgdiorama.com

Spring Sun-Thurs 9 AM-8 PM, Fri-Sat 9 AM-9 PM
Summer 7 days 9 AM-10 PM

Has a narrated light and sound show depicting 3 days of the Battle of Gettysburg. Has Civil War paintings and historical displays.

Their Battle Of Gettysburg scale model covers 800+ square feet.

Gettysburg National Military Park

statue on a monument with New York on it in Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg PA, Adams County PA

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg PA 17325
717-334-1124
http://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm

April-October 6 AM-10 PM daily
November-March 6 AM-7 PM

black cannon on green grass in Gettysburg National Military Park in PA
  • Civil War and General Robert E Lee
  • Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address was here
  • Summer programs
  • Events
  • Kids activities
  • Take a driving tour, bus tour or guided tour of the battlefield
  • Special bike and hiking trails
  • Living history progams spring to fall


Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve
1537 Mount Hope Road
Fairfield PA 17320
717-642-5840
http://www.strawberryhill.org
Fairfield PA Hotels

Tues-Fri 9 AM-5 PM

This 60 acres preserve offers nature trails to walk on, lots of different birds for bird watching, different types of ferns, an historic log house. Wildlife viewing includes deer, fox, wild turkey and owls.

Educational programs are offered the 2nd Sunday of the month. There are guided nature walks monthly in the evening, maple syrup making demos in February and March, kids activities and programs, and seasonal events.

The Nature Center offers artifacts and displays and places to picnic.
Enjoy the sights and attractions in this area of the state!






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