Where History and Modern Cuisine Meet
Did you know that Gettysburg has heavy influences from the Pennsylvania Dutch centered around the town's foods? Gettysburg and the surrounding area offer fresh local produce and locally made cheeses.
Anybody who hears about Gettysburg knows about the history. The Civil War, the Battlefields. But what about the culinary scene? The area around Gettysburg is sprawling with agriculture. Thriving vegetable and fruit farms, flourishing dairy farms and breweries. The less talked about culinary scene in Gettysburg is worth paying attention to.
"This tour walked us around Gettysburg and fed us. We learned about the history and the food was great, we had some local fruits that were grown right down the road. Really cool tour."
What is Our Gettysburg History and Food Tour About?
From the Dutch influences to thriving Philadelphia influences, Gettysburg is quickly becoming a hot spot for food lovers. Embark on a delicious savory walking tour that visits some of the best local spots in Gettysburg. Walk like a local and gain insider tips and recommendations. Learn the history of the area and the foods that drive the locals wild! Come hungry because this tour will have you sampling local treats like fresh, local grown vegetables and pretzels, a Pennsylvania Dutch treat. Find out why cheesesteaks are the local's top choice for comfort food. You'll taste some of the best foods in the country.
What You Will See On This Tour
This is the perfect tour for food lovers and history buffs. The tour will be a tasteful and informative introduction to Gettysburg's culinary scene, culture, and history.
- Stop and taste local grown vegetables and treats
- Walk through historic downtown and see the echoes of war
- See where the locals go on weekends
- Taste chocolates made by one of the top chocolatiers in the country.
- Savor many more delicious foods
Food lovers will gain a new perspective on Pennsylvania Dutch foods. There are almost 30 restaurants, bars, and shops in Gettysburg. Your biggest problem in town might just be narrowing down the best local places to head to.
We had our local guides sip, savor, and eat their way through Gettysburg to find the best, most unique spots for a bite to eat. By hopping on our Food Tour, you are assured to sample the best foods at the best local restaurants and eateries.
"Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation."
Food tickets at each destination
Meeting point address: In front of: Sweet! The Candy Shop, 100 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA, 17325
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Parking: We recommend parking on or near Baltimore Street. There is metered parking on the street or parking lots. Click the link below for more options.
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"Sherie was very informative. Had a great time."
January 28th 2024
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Your ticket includes the culinary tastings at each establishment.
This tour is a walking tour.