9 Best Haunted Bed And Breakfasts In And Near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - Updated 2024

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Have you ever watched a horror film and wondered whether if you were the protagonist, you would live to tell the tale? Do you want to experience bone-chilling paranormal experiences or seek out the history of haunted places? This article is just for you! Gettysburg is a city replete with hauntings, and here you can visit Spangler’s Meadow to catch a glimpse of the infamous “Woman in White,” or head to The Angle, where you might hear haunting cries ringing out of the burial pits. Hospital Woods is another spot with many paranormal incidents. Besides, the city has all of the usual campsites, touristy spots, dining options, and activities available.

If you are holidaying in Gettysburg, make sure to explore its spooky hotels guaranteed to make an impression on you…, if you survive it of course! For spine-chilling options, check out our list of the best haunted bed and breakfasts in and near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) the property's historical significance involving ghostly encounters and legends, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 29, 2024.

1. Lightner Farmhouse B&B

During the Battle of Gettysburg, Lightner Farmhouse B&B was used as a hospital, and if the stories are to be believed, it still carries the wounds of the war. Much effort has been poured into ensuring the essence of the home is not lost, and inside, you’ll find original doors and fireplaces, as well as Isaac Lightner’s 19th-century squirrel-tail oven, used to make bread for soldiers. Previous guests tell tales of hauntings, and the property’s antique charm surely adds to the eerie atmosphere.

The home is also only 2 mi (3.22 km) from Gettysburg National Military Park, built on the site of the famous battle and known for eerie sightings of ghosts.

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Lightner Farmhouse B&B

Wifi Available

Address: 2350 Baltimore Pike
16.23 km (10.1 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out Heating

2. Battlefield Bed & Breakfast (from USD 219)

For the braver souls, try out Battlefield Bed and Breakfast for a spooky encounter. This haunted Gettysburg apartment is surrounded by nature, has an intricately designed interior with paintings, carpets, and stone walls–a perfect setting for a creepy stay. Its historic 1820s barn was used as a field hospital during the battle of Gettysburg, which probably explains guests’ numerous sightings and encounters with the supernatural; witness soldiers, nurses, and children if you’re ‘lucky’, or have doors randomly swinging open or shut during your stay. Participate in one of the bed and breakfast Inn’s paranormal investigations, which are scheduled throughout the year, or investigate on your own during your stay at your own risk. This beautiful home with rich history will definitely leave an impression on you no matter what!

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Battlefield Bed & Breakfast

Address: 2264 Emmitsburg Road
9.93 km (6.2 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Airport shuttle Daily housekeeping Library Pets allowed Free WiFi Airport shuttle (additional charge) Non-smoking rooms Air conditioning

Other haunted accommodations

3. Gettysburg Hotel (from USD 265)

Book your Gettysburg stay with Gettysburg Hotel for an experience of a lifetime. It has indoor gyms and a whole variety of dining options in the vicinity. Located in the heart of Lincoln Square, the hotel rooms are spacious and comes complete with large comfortable beds, a work space, a charming fireplace, and a clean bathroom.

Look out for Rachel, one of the most popular resident ghosts of the Gettysburg Hotel. Believed to be a Civil War nurse, Rachel can be seen wandering the hotel, opening drawers and removing clothes in your room! If you are lucky, you may even spot some of the ghost wounded soldiers wandering around the rooms at night. Hurry up and book your stay today, and share your chilling encounters with us.

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Gettysburg Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Lincoln Square
14.46 km (9.0 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

4. The Tillie Pierce House Inn (from USD 194)

If you’re looking for an accommodation that will tickle your horror fancy, The Tillie Pierce House Inn is the perfect inn in Gettysburg to stay at. Every morning, guests will be provided with delicious English-Irish style breakfast to kickstart the day. To add to the ‘chills and thrills’ aspect of the inn, Gettysburg National Cemetery is a nearby location that guests can add to their list of things to do at night. Other places that are close to the accommodation are Gettysburg Museum of History, Gettysburg Heritage Center and Jennie Wade House, to name a few.

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The Tillie Pierce House Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 301 Baltimore Street
14.18 km (8.9 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Garden Non-smoking rooms Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout Adult only Outdoor fireplace

5. The Brafferton Inn (from USD 220)

The history of Gettysburg itself is one of its biggest attractions, with numerous sightings of ghosts reported even outside of hotels at night. Therefore, if you are looking for paranormal activities outside of where you sleep, the Brafferton Inn is perfect for you.

Relative to the other hotels, this inn has fewer spooky sightings, probably because it used to be a Catholic chapel. Leave the ghostly sightings for places outside of your bedroom and have a good night’s sleep here. It is beautifully furnished with intricately decorated wallpaper and paintings, and we assure you a good night’s rest without any creepy disturbances!

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The Brafferton Inn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 44 York Street
14.57 km (9.1 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Skiing Family rooms Free parking

6. Farnsworth House Inn (from USD 145)

Located along Baltimore Street, Fansworth House Inn definitely deserves a spot on our list. With its intricate and beautiful design of its dining areas, rooms, and showers, there are also tour packages available which will take you around the inn, sharing the history of the apartment with you and previous spooky encounters experienced by past guests. If you are in for a supernatural experience, you will definitely want to consider this inn. Previous guests have reported sightings of doors swinging violently, and later learnt that a little boy who used to enjoy playing with guests had passed away there. Up for a spooky adventure at one of the haunted hotels in PA? This one will definitely not disappoint!

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Farnsworth House Inn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 401 Baltimore Street
14.13 km (8.8 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Free parking

7. Cashtown Inn

Cashtown Inn

Touted to be one of the most haunted places in the area, Cashtown Inn is frequented by ghost hunters. Its stint as a field hospital is infamous and has contributed to the belief that it is now haunted by the soldiers who died there. People claim to have heard loud noises at night and seen lights flickering. Some even say that their luggage was mysteriously packed up all on its own.

Sightings are said to increase in July, corresponding with the dates of the battle, so be sure to pop in for a visit if you’re around.

Cashtown Inn

Address: 1325 Old Route 30, Cashtown PA 17310

Price: from 160 USD

Star Rating: 4.6 Star

Travelers Review: Very good (from 250 reviews)

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8. Inn at Herr Ridge

Along Chambersburg Road lies an innocent looking home with a beautifully furnished interior. Its homey feel, with its comfortable bed, cosy fireplace, and clean showers are guaranteed to let you have a good night’s rest to feel recharged and refreshed for your next day’s activities. Yet, ghost hunting plays a large factor during your stay here. Paranormal activities have been quantified by investigations and witnessed by staff and previous guests. Additionally, the inn has also been featured on SyFy’s Haunted Collector paranormal series in 2013. Spooky! Hurry and book your stay today to experience this adventure for yourself!

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Inn at Herr Ridge

8.4 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 900 Chambersburg Road
13.07 km (8.2 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

9. Baladerry Inn (from USD 167)

This is a beautiful inn decorated with a rustic touch, complete with all functional amenities including a spacious writing area, large comfortable beds, clean showers, and plenty of greenery surrounding the apartment for you to get away from the bustle of city life. This inn used to be the union hospital during the civil war, and due to its long history, is believed to be haunted with sightings of soldiers, nurses, and children roaming around the corridors at night. Cassette tapes are reported to be playing even though it had been returned back to it’s drawer hours before. Don’t let these experiences put you off! Host Judy has been commended by most (if not all) guests for going to extra mile to make your stay one that is refreshing and relaxed, with her being available for any questions or need you may have. Book your stay today and let us know if you spot or experience any strange encounters! They would definitely make for good stories to share with your family after your vacation.

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Baladerry Inn

Address: 40 Hospital Road
14.06 km (8.8 mi) from Liberty Mountain Resort

Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Games room Allergy-free room Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Physical distancing in dining areas First aid kit available Internet services Cashless payment available

Head to Gettysburg for a chilling experience

Gettysburg has plenty of accommodations, such as Airbnb rentals, to make sure you have an amazing stay. But if it’s thrilling adventures you are looking for, this article is perfect for you. Hurry and book one of the most haunted accommodations in Gettysburg and let us know if you experience any supernatural encounters.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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