Historic Bushman House (Gettysburg), PA Campground Reservation, Info, Images, Map, Directions

Historic Bushman House (Gettysburg), Pennsylvania Campground Images, Info & Reservations

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Directions

The Bushman House is located at 30 S Confederate Avenue approximately 3 miles south of Gettysburg. From the north or south, follow US 15 to the Steinwehr Ave exit head toward Gettysburg. From east or west, drive into Gettysburg on US Rt. 30, turn South on Baltimore Street (Rt. 97), and then turn south on Steinwehr Ave or Bus Rt 15 South. The nearest airport is Harrisburg International Airport at Middletown, Pennsylvania, approximately 35 miles north of Gettysburg. The second closest is Baltimore-Washington International near Baltimore, Maryland. Gettysburg has a small airfield on Route 30 west of Gettysburg that will accommodate private aircraft.

Phone

717-334-1124

Activities

BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, VISITOR CENTER

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Overview

The historic Bushman House is an exceptional year-round place to stay and is located within the Gettysburg National Military Park, where it witnessed the Battle of Gettysburg. Beautifully restored and updated in 2017, the house is set back from the roadways and nestled within famous landmarks like Little Round Top and Devil’s Den, and near the historic town of Gettysburg.

Recreation

There are numerous ways to experience the battlefield. Visit the park’s Things to Do page to learn about self-guided Auto tours, Licensed Battlefield Guided tours, easy walking trails as well as unpaved to explore and hike. Trails are available for horseback riding, or contact a local outfitter or guide for bike and horseback tours. At the park’s visitor center , Visitors can marvel at the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting, Original artifacts, or find their own Civil War Ancestors. A variety of ranger-led programs are offered throughout the day. Kids can take advantage of the Junior Ranger program. Also, from the visitors’ center, guests can board a shuttle bus to the Eisenhower National Historic Site just about five minutes away. It is the only home ever owned by the 34th president. There, kids can earn a badge to be a Secret Service agent.

Facilities

The Bushman House offers three bedrooms, including a first-floor master bedroom; 1.5 bathrooms; fully-equipped and updated kitchen with dishes, utensils, Kurieg coffee maker, stove, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator; dining room; and sitting room. Central heating and air conditioning provide comfort year-round. Bed linens, sheets, pillows, and a limited supply of towels are available. Dish soap and dishwasher detergent are provided. Keyless access code provided prior to scheduled arrival.

Natural Features

The 6,000 acre Gettysburg National Military Park comprises a mosaic of pastoral landscapes and forested knolls, with pockets of dispersed wetland and intermittent streams. The park includes woodlots and forested habitat with mature oak and hickory trees. Springtime brings a variety of wildflowers such as bluebells and violets that cover the landscape with color. From summer to fall, the field and forest floors will come to life with the many species of aster and goldenrod found in the park. Black-eyed susan is abundant throughout the park. Visitors can also see cardinal flowers, a favorite to hummingbirds and distinguishable by its bright scarlet flower. The park is also home to numerous birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.

Nearby Attractions

Within a short drive, visitors can explore the town of Gettysburg with even more historic sites, quaint shops, and restaurants to please every palate. Throughout Adams County, visitors will find cultural festivals, wineries, cider makers, music festivals, covered bridges, antiques, crafts, and farmers’ markets brimming with local apples and other fresh, local produce. About 45 minutes away is Hershey, Pennsylvania, including Chocolate World and Hershey Park. Just 35 minutes from Hershey is Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Pennsylvania Dutch country.

Charges & Cancellations

A $10 cancellation or change fee applies if the reservation is changed or cancelled. Customers who cancel within 14 days before the arrival date will also forfeit the first night’s use fee.

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