Gettysburg Historic Downtown Food Tour By Junket


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Come on our Gettysburg Historic Downtown Food Tour presented by Junket!
The most delicious food tour in Gettysburg! Gettysburg's history is familiar to everyone who hears of it. From Pickett's Charge to Cemetery Ridge, the Battle of Gettysburg was the high point of the Confederacy, and the town fully embraces its history today. But what about the culinary scene? The area around Gettysburg is rich in agriculture. Dairy farms, breweries, fruit and vegetable farms are booming. Gettysburg's lesser known food scene is worth exploring. Local chefs, influenced by Amish culture and Philly flavors, have created a growing foodie scene in Historic Gettysburg.
On this tour, you'll sample local delicacies such as chocolates made from locally sourced ingredients and Pennsylvania Dutch pretzels. Investigate and sample why cheesesteaks are a favorite food among locals. You'll enjoy some of the region's best foods on this tour sure to satisfy food lovers and history buffs alike.


Start your tour with a look around at this retro-inspired candy store. Get some ideas to come back later and buy.
Pretzels were influenced by the Catholic church, since their simple ingredients were allowed during Lent. And we all know about the cheesesteak. Sample both of these Pennsylvania traditions at this bar that hearkens back to the colors of the uniforms of the Union and Confederate armies.
This house is best known as the home where Abraham Lincoln stayed on the eve of giving his famous "Gettysburg Address".
Established in 1797, this hotel has become known as one of the most luxurious in the region, and even President Dwight D. Eisenhower stayed here while recovering from a heart attack, making it his temporary White House.
This company, started in 1996, makes bread in a way that honors European traditions, Sample a local favorite, apple hand pie.
This hotel was turned into a hospital for wounded soldiers during the Battle of Gettysburg, and is considered one of the town's most haunted buildings today.
Pennsylvania is an up-and-coming location for mushroom hunting and foods using wild mushrooms as an ingredient. Sample wild mushroom pizza, using locally sourced mushrooms.
Chocolate has a long history in Pennsylvania, with records of Benjamin Franklin selling chocolates in his print shop in Philadelphia, though the chocolate we know today is much different from what early settlers and colonists would have known.


Pre-selected food samples
Professional and courteous guide



Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • PARKING: PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN BRICKHOUSE INN PARKING. You will be towed. THIS IS RESERVED FOR OVERNIGHT GUESTS. There are plenty of parking spaces on the side streets behind the Inn and on the main street. Thank you.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than a day before the activity start time.