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Big Slide & Loys Station Covered Bridge

1:43 hours, 74 miles | GPX file

https://marylandroadtrips.com/a-thrilling-ride-at-the-rocky-ridge-slide/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loys_Station_Covered_Bridge

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Helmets required – ride goes into Maryland. Scenic route to Big Slide. A 40-foot tall wooden slide towers in the background of Mount Tabor Park in Rocky Ridge just waiting to be conquered like a playground version of Mount Everest. Built by volunteers more than 70 years ago, the Rocky Ridge slide is a thrilling ride for kids and adults, and the fact that it’s located in the middle of nowhere makes it all the more fun. Parking is GRAVEL & GRASS. On the way to Route 15, make a short detour to cross the Loys Station Covered Bridge (route directs to the parking lot). Highways 15 & 30 back to Wyndham.

Dave & Jane’s Crabhouse

2:19 hours, 92 miles | GPX file

http://www.daveandjanes.com/menu.pdf

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Helmets Required – will ride in Maryland. Located in Rural Pennsylvania, Dave & Jane’s Crabhouse has become one of south central PA’s best-loved meeting and eating spots. Family owned and operated. Not the “typical” rural seafood restaurant, Dave & Jane’s Crabhouse offers the casual atmosphere of a coastal clam shack in a funky rural setting. The great menu concentrates on crabs & seafood but there’s also plenty to delight all appetites, including the vegetarian.

Dockside Willies Bar and Restaurant

1:14 hours, 90 miles | GPX file

https://www.docksidewillies.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham Gettysburg. Come down to Dockside Willies and discover for yourself why it’s a popular waterfront restaurant. 449 South Front Street Lemoyne, PA 17043. Enjoy the scenic view of downtown Harrisburg and watch the boaters and kayakers. Happy hour deals Sunday-Thursday 5-7 and Friday-Saturday 5-6 & 9-10.

Harrisburg Cycle Gear

3:37 hours, 122 miles | GPX file

https://www.cyclegear.com/stores/cycle-gear-harrisburg-pennsylvania-store-118

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. The ride begins with a quick trip to the Gettysburg National Military Park. If time allows, you may want to hang out here a while and explore the battlegrounds. From there, the ride will head north using scenic US-15 and PA-74 where you can find laid back winding roads and rustic dwellings mixed in with a natural landscape. The route takes you along US-22/322, which travels next to the Susquehanna River, past the PA Statue of Liberty before arriving at the Cycle Gear store, 3462 Paxton Street, Harrisburg PA, 17111. Hours, Sat. – Sun, 10 am – 7 pm, Mon – Fri. 10 am – 8 pm

Hog Wild BBQ & Half Pint Ice Cream 

1:14 hours, 39 miles | GPX file

http://rickshogwild.com/ 

https://halfpintcreamery.com/ 

Round trip from Wyndham Gettysburg to Hog Wild BBQ to Half Pint Ice Cream returning to hotel. Helmets required (ride goes into Maryland). Hog Wild BBQ 507 West King Street East Berlin, PA 17316. Half Pint 1101 Biglerville Road Gettysburg, PA 17325.

John Wright Waterfront Restaurant

2:32 hours, 102 miles | GPX file

https://jwrpa.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Circle around York PA to relax and unwind at the John Wright Restaurant 234 N. Front St. Wrightsville PA, 17368. The restaurant is located in the lower level of a restored silk mill that opens onto a green lawn that rolls to the banks of the Susquehanna River.

Kings Gap Environmental Center & Mansion

There will be a guided ride to this destination on Thursday and Saturday. Sign-ups in Registration at 8:30 am each day.

2:35 hours, 75 miles | GPX file

https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/KingsGapEnvironmentalEducationCenter/Pages/default.aspx

https://gable-design.net/2021/11/24/local-landmark-the-cameron-masland-mansion-at-kings-gap-state-park/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Some narrow twisty roads to Kings Gap, but no switchbacks. Route takes you to the Environmental Education Center (with limited parking) – Additional parking is available at the mansion (continue on route). Its unique attractions are its mountainous terrain, extensive forest, and panoramic views, which may be experienced while driving the winding road to the mansion area, or while hiking the trails. The sweeping view of the Cumberland Valley from the Cameron-Masland Mansion is impressive at any time of the year. Kings Gap is one of several state parks specifically dedicated to provide environmental education and recreational programs to the citizens of Pennsylvania. A variety of programs are available for children, teachers, and the general public to increase knowledge and awareness of the values and function of our natural resources. The Environmental Education center is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk. The route back to the Wyndham goes through the Michaux State Forest.

Maryland Loop

2:38 hours, 105 miles | GPX file

Loop starting and ending at Wyndham. Helmets required – route goes through Maryland. No destination – just a loop. PA 96 South into Maryland. Western route dipping between Maryland and Pennsylvania. Heading back north at Waynesboro PA. Back to the hotel on Rt. 30.

Mountain Gate Restaurant

2:52 hours, 99 miles | GPX file

https://mountaingatefamilyrestaurant.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Helmets Required – riding into Maryland. ~40 minutes to the restaurant (including 20 miles on Hwy 15). Enjoy the signature buffet, complete with country cooking classics, salad bar, grill station, and desserts. Pile your plate the way you like. 2+ hour scenic route back to hotel.

Mr. Ed’s Elephant Museum and Candy Emporium

1:48 hours, 60 miles | GPX file

https://mistereds.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Route goes through the beautiful Michaux State Forest. Mr. Ed’s Candy and Elephant Museum is located at 6019 Chambersburg Rd, Orrtanna PA 17353. 717-352-3792. Hours 9 am – 7 pm daily.

New Freedom Restaurant

4 hours, 92 miles | GPX file

https://www.newfreedomrestaurant.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Helmets Required – will travel in Maryland. Enjoy a home-cooked meal at the New Freedom Restaurant in Pennsylvania. Route back to Battlefield HD includes ~10 miles on Rt. 83 (highway).

Pine Grove Loop

1:31 hours, 60 miles | GPX file

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Cruise through Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Pine Grove Furnace State Park was chosen by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and its Bureau of State Parks as one of the “25 Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks.”

River Loop

3 hours, 92 miles | GPX file

Loop around York – from Wyndham headed east to the Susquehanna river and return.

Sachs Covered Bridge

1:38 hours, 28 miles | GPX file

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sachs_Covered_Bridge

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel. Ride along open fields to the historic Sachs Covered Bridge, built in 1852 and used by both Union and Confederate Troops during the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863. It is located off Pumping Station Road crossing over Marsh Creek. Take a walk across the lattice bridge, taking in both the history and nature of the area.

Scenic Valley Tour

1:56 hours, 44 miles | GPX file

Pick up a handout at registration for descriptions of the sights along the route.

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Head into downtown Gettysburg and begin following the Scenic Valley Tour signs.

Short Gettysburg Loop

1:22 hours, 50 miles | GPX file

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Short loop with some G2 and G3 roads from Butler Motorcycle Maps.

Skeeter’s Pit BBQ

4 hours, 210 miles | GPX file

https://www.skeetersbbq.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Skeeter’s Pit BBQ in Shamokin Dam, PA (106 Victor Ln). Located on the bluff overlooking the Susquehanna River at the intersection of Routes 11 and 15 in Shamokin Dam, the sights are nothing less than spectacular – in all seasons. Owner and Founder the late John Skotedis described Skeeter’s Pit BBQ as “like dining in a treehouse!” Can take a more direct route (US 15) back to the hotel to save time.

South Mountain Scenic Tour

4:17 hours, 72 miles | GPX file

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. The ride will travel through the South Mountain area west of Gettysburg, through stretches of orchards and in/out of the trees. Some roads wind around a little more than others, but riders of all experience levels will find something to enjoy. Stopping at Caledonia State Park is a nice break, but you could push on a little bit if you prefer to stop at Laurel Lake, where the best parking is just beyond the actual park entrances (there are two) at the large open lot in front of the dam. Stay close to the road for the most solid footing, away from the gravel closer to the barrier at the actual dam. Bathrooms are available and the snack shop is generally open all summer during daylight hours for a quick beverage or a munchie.

TJ Rockwell’s American Grill

3.41 hours, 66 miles | GPX file

https://www.tjrockwells.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. This roomy, laid-back bar & grill, with indoor and outdoor seating, serves hearty pub fare – lots of greenery and farms to the restaurant and then a quick jump on to 15 south back to Wyndham Gettysburg hotel. Address: 896 W Grantham Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Twirly Top Ice Cream

2:21 hours, 57 miles | GPX file

http://www.thetwirlytop.com/

Round trip starting and ending at Wyndham. Head west on Rt 30, then ride through the beautiful Michaux State Forest. The Twirly Top is a local-family-owned and operated 1950’s era drive-in restaurant and has been in operation since opening around 1952. Beginning as a small ice cream stand on the corner of Pine Grove Road and Route 34 in Gardners, PA, The Twirly Top whips up only the absolute best soft ice cream in the area along with smooth shakes, floats, and sundaes, not to mention juicy burgers (always fresh, local, hand-pattied, 100% beef burgers), french fries, chili dogs, and more! Twirly Top is a great “spot to stop” on the way to or from the nearby swimming & boating lakes at Pine Grove Furnace state park or the numerous hiking trails and campgrounds less than 4 miles down the road. Twirly Top, 1 Pine Grove Rd, Gardners, PA 17324, 717-486-3424

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