|An historic car show at one of the annuaal Apple Harvest Festivals.|
|The backyard of the Shriver House Museum.|
|Many Gettysburg houses still bear the scars of the famous Civil War battle!|
|Biking or driving through the battlefields offer lovely vistas.|
|Photographed while biking through the battlefields.|
|Sachs Covered Bridge is both beautiful and eerie at sunset in the winter.|
|Halbrendts Winery collaborates with Paint.Local.Social to offer plein air panting to everyone, regardless of talent (even I did it!). This lovely vine-covered slope at the winery is one of the subjects of the plein air painting events.|
|Sachs Covered Bridge is lovely anytime of the day or year!|
|Ike Eisenhower raised Angus cattle on his farm in Gettysburg, and was partly responsible for raising the popularity of Angus beef.|
|Travel the highways and byways of Adams County, and you may run across an elephant statue!|
|Lovely bearded iris lurk in many Adams County yards!|
|Adams County, PA is known as the Apple Capital of the World!|
|A view of South Mountain from the Eisenhower Farm.|
|Come for the battlefields, but definitely stay for dinner! Tasty fennel and broccolini pizza |
can be found at Food101 in downtown Gettysburg!
|Tempting fresh fruit and vegetables await you at the farmers market on Lincoln square each Friday and Saturday!|
|A flight of hard cider at Hauzers Estate Winery and Cidery.|
|It's easy to spend an hour checking out all the goodies at Hollabaugh Orchard farmers market!|
|Mason Dixon Distillery offers a different kind of spirits in downtown Gettysburg!|
|The round barn is one of the prettiest barns in Adams County, and is being preserved both as a wedding venue|
and as the aptly named Round Barn Market.
|An old air pump still hangs on the side of a barn.|
|Downtown Gettysburg is filled with cool shops,|
boutiques, and great places to grab a cup of joe.
|Gettysburg and Adams County is filled with lovely bed & breakfast inns that are both picturesque and comfortable. |
Bonus: some are even haunted (but not the one pictured above!).
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