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Welcome to the Gaslight Inn

The Gaslight Inn, a Gettysburg bed and breakfast, provides uncommon attention to details - arranging a private tour guide, helping you select a restaurant for dinner, making certain your wine is chilled, or making arrangements for a carriage ride through the Battlefield.

An in-town oasis, The Gaslight Inn is conveniently located just one block from Lincoln Square, the center of Gettysburg, PA and one block from East Confederate Avenue, the Culps Hill area of the Battlefield.
An in-town oasis, The Gaslight Inn is conveniently located just one block from Lincoln Square, the center of Gettysburg, PA and one block from East Confederate Avenue, the Culps Hill area of the Battlefield.

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The Most Famous Small Town in America

The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War. For three hot days in July 1863, our small Pennsylvania town was the scene of hard-fought battles, esteemed bravery and the bloodshed of 51,000 men.  

With a much needed Union victory, many historians agree that it was on these hallowed grounds that our nation was saved, and deem the Battle of Gettysburg as the defining moment that changed the direction of the war and the morale of the nation. After nearly 150 years what happened in Gettysburg is not forgotten. We invite you to visit and walk in the footsteps of history.

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Northern Virginia Brew Tour: Harpers Ferry Brewing

June 13th

Virginia’s northern most brewery is located along the banks of the Potomac River.  This brewery is surrounded by gorgeous views of West Virginia and Maryland.  The in house kitchen serves pizza, soft pretzels, and other locally sourced snacks. The resident food truck on site serves nachos or fries with choice of 3 meats. And of course  a menu filled with Ales, IPA’s, Stouts, Sours, Hard Seltzers. There’s definitely something for everyone!!  Vanish Farmwoods Brewery: This 63 acre family owned farm brewery is known for good beer and laid back vibes. They use local ingredients in order to bring you plant to pint and seed to sip beers! During your stop enjoy some live music. Don’t forget to order a bar snack, try woodfired oven pizza, grab something from the Vanish Food Truck, or other tasty bites.  With over 20 taps, all tastes are covered, hoppy, malty, light, fruity, sour, barrel aged, and more! Ticket includes transportation only.
DEPARTURE: From Jack’s Hard Cider, Suite 420, Outlet Shoppes Gettysburg
TIME 11:00am-5:00pm
COST: $45/Person
Click HERE to purchase your tickets    

Latest Travel Advisory for Pennsylvania

As of May 26, 2021

As of March 1, 2021 the Order of the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health for Mitigation relating To Travel is no longer in effect. Travelers should still practice appropriate public health measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 such as masking, physical distancing, and hand hygiene.

According to the PA Health Department, If you've been fully vaccinated you can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic.
You will still need to follow guidance at your workplace, in healthcare settings, and in local businesses.
You should still watch out for symptoms of COVID-19, especially if you've been around someone who is sick. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should get tested, stay home and stay away from others.
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The Gaslight Inn staff will continue to wear masks to maintain ours and the health of our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks while in common areas for the same reasons; since there is no visible way to detect if anyone is fully vaccinated.
We appreciate your understanding and encourage patience and kindness when visiting our local establishments.

Considering a trip to Gettysburg?

Check out these upcoming events

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
May 1 - September 30, 2021
Open Daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

The battlefield and roads are open thirty minutes before sunrise to thirty minutes after sunset.
Comfort Stations located throughout the park are open for visitors during regular park hours. 

Eisenhower Spotlight at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
April - July
Inspired by the life and career of General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, a new Eisenhower Exhibit Spotlight is now open to the public in the Museum lobby. The introductory exhibition is included with a ticket to the Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience or the Museum Experience exclusively at the Museum & Visitor Center.

Evening “Walks Through History” Series – 2021
Tuesdays, June - August at 5 PM
$35/ adult
2021 will mark the tenth year of  Licensed Battlefield Guide-led  “Walks Through History” on summer Tuesday evenings, Guides will  lead an evening walk dedicated to a specific topic.  These are ideal for those who desire a more in-depth look at one aspect of the Battle of Gettysburg, or for those simply looking for something to do on a beautiful, and at times not-so-beautiful, summer evening.  Each session is offered for a fee of $35, payable to the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.

6th Annual Strawberry Fest
June 5-6
We definitely missed having our Annual Strawberry Festival last year and we are hopeful that this year will look just a little bit more “normal” than 2020.Our Festival will feature live music from Paul Zavinsky on both days from 1-4pm. We are also planning on having our amazing ice cream tent back up and running for the weekend so you can enjoy some delicious strawberry treats.  La Chingada food truck will be here on Saturday, June 5th, serving amazing tacos, and The Pretzel Spot will be here on Sunday, June 6th, with their yummy pretzels and sandwiches. A free strawberry craft will also be available for the kids and, of course, there will no end to strawberry themed products available for purchase.

Gettysburg Brass Band Festival
June 10 - 13
Musicians from across the US in the Athena Brass will join 11 bands from the District of Columbia and 5 states – Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia performing in our town, Gettysburg. Listen to these bands on their websites or Youtube links as you picture in your mind a wonderful weekend of live music in our town.

Pour Tour Shuttle–Wine Friday
June 11,  July 16,  August 13, September 10,  October 15, November 12
Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Adams County. You have selected the Wine Friday Tour. Your reservation includes a free gift, complimentary waters, a guide to the locations you are visiting. Most importantly, our guests will enjoy a safe and reliable mode of transportation to enjoy the variety of beverages available. Beverages and food (where available) are purchased separately at each location. We will have Adams County Pour Tour passports available to help you on your way to earning unique prizes through your tasting adventure.

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History Before Breakfast

Unfortunately we will not be providing History Before Breakfast until it is safe to do so.
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From the Blog

2020 has thrown all of us curveball, but we can still enjoy some holiday cheer thru virtual events. Grab you favorite beverage and check out this slide-show created by the Inns of the Gettysburg Area to see some of the member Inn’s decorated for the holiday season. There’s also a gift certificate special available at participating Inns! We wish you a very happy holiday season and we look forward to getting back to normal as soon as possible.

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Gettysburg battlefield photography by Ron Zanoni, Ronald Phillip Photography