Gettysburg, PA is one of the most well preserved Civil War battlefields in the United States. There are a number of ways to learn about the battle, including self guided hiking tours, guided bus tours, museums, and exhibits. For those that love to shop, there is also an outlet mall! Once you decide to visit Gettysburg, the next question is where to stay. There are a number of hotels in the area in a variety of price ranges. However, my preference is to camp, and I’ve done that twice so far. There are many more places to camp around Gettysburg than I have listed here, so if you want to do a check for yourself, or these places are full, do a quick google search. That’s where I started, and what I have listed here is what ended up being my shortlist. I narrowed them down mostly by location, and their proximity to the battlefield. So pack up your tent or your RV and hit the road! Read on, for some of the best places to camp in and near Gettysburg.
Full of history, ghost stories, and natural scenic beauty, Gettysburg is a great place to get away and enjoy time camping. There are a number of campgrounds in the area. I have highlighted four to help out campers planning their next getaway, including the one that I have stayed at twice myself. Treat yourself to a camping trip to Gettysburg PA.