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The Inn at White Oak

1 White Oak Trail, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Innkeeper(s): Owner: Shiree Kwash, Craig Blucher

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  • Summary

    Celebrated Times from Historic Grounds

    What better way to walk the grounds at Gettysburg than to stay at an Estate as historic as the land itself. Ranked in the top three “Most Romantic Inns in Pennsylvania”, The Inn at White Oak offers guests a unique look at “America’s most famous small, historic town” from one of its most celebrated places to stay.

    From one of six luxurious Quarters guests enjoy a warm breakfast each morning and have access to 12 common rooms. Relax in the Library Great Room, Tea Room, private Theatre, Game Room, or Billiards Room. The Inn at White Oak rests on 33 acres of land, adorned by gardens, ponds, forests, waterfalls, and more and just a few minutes from downtown. Take advantage of a full service Spa inside the inn, a heated indoor swimming pool open year-round, and select copper and Jacuzzi tubs. Patrons have the option of several deluxe packages, including Breakfast in Bed, Spa Packages, and several romantic specials to make your trip as starry-eyed as it is luxurious.

    A quick trip from your accommodations is the historic town of Gettysburg, where you will find the history and American culture so unique to this area. Walk its famous battlefields and national parks, take in the attractions, and enjoy viewing Gettysburg College and the newly refurbished Gettysburg visitor’s center.

  • Introduction

    The Inn at White Oak - Gettysburg, PennsylvaniaGrab a map and explore not only beautiful, historic Gettysburg but this grand Gettysburg Estate nestled on 30 private acres of gardens, ponds, pasture, woodlands, wildlife and waterfalls just minutes from Downtown Gettysburg's Lincoln Square, historical attractions and Gettysburg College.

    Offering exceptional accommodations surrounded with luxury, romance, tranquility and the area's history, and a full service Spa and indoor swimming pool,  The Inn at White Oak will make your visit to Gettysburg, "the most famous small town in America", memorable and delightful.

    Gracious Guest Quarters and twelve large, lovely common rooms, including a Billiard Room, Tea Room, Theatre, Library, Formal Parlor and Spa, The Inn at White Oak, laid out like a town in 1865, provides a unique, private, relaxing experience that keeps guests coming back. It's so close to everything, but so far from ordinary.

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    A delicious, full homemade breakfast each morning of your visit is included in your Quarter's rate and is served either in our lovely Dining Room with views of the ponds, in your private Quarters (if you have chosen our "Breakfast in Bed" Package) or when warm, on one of the sprawling decks overlooking White Oak's acreage.

    Enjoy fresh seasonal fruit, homemade muffins, cinnamon rolls, biscuits or breads, and entrees ranging from savory quiches and omelets to sweet homemade syrups with pancakes and Belgium waffles. We are happy to accommodate special dietary needs and allergies with advance notice.

    Exceptional Guest Quarters each with private en suite bathrooms, Queen or King-sized beds, luxury linens, plush robes, flat screen cable televisions' with DVD players, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, air conditioning and complimentary high-speed wireless internet access.

    Rates include a full, hot homemade breakfast each morning of your visit, homemade treats with a selection of hot and cold beverages upon arrival and selections of snacks with hot and cold beverages 24 hrs in our Guest Kitchen.

    You are also welcome to enjoy our 12 common rooms including a Billiard Room, Tea Room, Library Great Room, Theatre, Spa Room and Game Room along with our 30 private acres of gardens, ponds, pasture, woodlands, waterfalls and wildlife!

    The Inn at White Oak is nestled on 30 peaceful, private acres in Gettysburg but is just minutes from downtown Lincoln Square, historical attractions, Visitors Center, shopping, dining, Gettysburg College, Lutheran Seminary, reenactments and all the action!

    Take a leisure stroll back in time while in Gettysburg, "the most famous small town in America" and enjoy all of the history, tours, museums, parks, monuments, shops, events, dining, ghost walks, golf, vineyards, theatres, outlets, reenactments and much more! There are many ways to see and explore historical Gettysburg and we are happy to assist you in your planning both before you arrive and during your visit!

    Each of our Quarters has valuable maps, itineraries, tour information, transportation information, attractions, locations, contact information, area shops, dining, skiing, golf courses, vineyards, parks, special event information, museums and hours, and lots more to help assist you while you are our special guest.

    Great day trips from our Inn in Gettysburg are Baltimore, Inner Harbor, Washington D.C., Hershey Park, Harpers Ferry, Antietam and Lancaster!

    Let us know how we might be of help to you and your planning in order to get the most out of your visit!

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to the innkeeper for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Most travelers stay at our inn because of our sincere hospitality and our great location and amenities in Gettysburg. We are only a few miles from downtown Lincoln Square and all of the attractions yet we are set on 33 private, peaceful park-like acres. We are ranked in the top 3 "Most Romantic Inns in Pennsylvania" offering luxury guest quarters and a full service Spa inside the inn. We also offer a year-around heated indoor swimming pool. Our rates include our famous full, 3-course homemade breakfast each morning as well as our delicious evening desserts with hot/cold beverages anytime.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are best known for our warm hospitality, our inn's unique, beautiful setting, large, luxury guest quarters with gorgeous views overlooking ponds and gardens, our famous full, homemade breakfasts and our many fine amenities--like our pampering full Spa and heated indoor swimming pool!

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Gettysburg is "the most famous small-town in America" boasting some of our nation's most historical events and attractions. There is so much to do and see in Gettysburg and the many historical attractions are well-preserved, well maintained, and wonderful to tour and explore. Downtown Gettysburg has a lot to offer with many delicious restaurants, great tax-free shopping (even outlet shopping) and fabulous famous re-enactments and living history events!

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    The best compliment we have ever received was that guests thought our property was one of the most beautiful properties they had ever been to and they felt like they were family being pampered at "home"and they never wanted to leave!

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Best kept secret is what a great home base Gettysburg makes for visiting other historical/Civil War sites on the same trip. We are within 90 miles of Washington, DC; Winchester, VA; Harper's Ferry, WV, Sharpsburg, MD (Antietam Battlefield); Frederick, MD; Manassas, VA, and Baltimore, MD.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    During a 4-night visit, guests would certainly want to visit Gettysburg's fabulous new Visitor's Center and have spa treatments in our tranquil, pampering spa. We will book them a Gettysburg Tour Package, for which we arrange a private, personalized Gettysburg Battlefield licensed tour guide who provides an incredible 2 to 3 hour private tour of the battlefields. We also recommend reservations for dinner at local, historic taverns and restaurants, tour the many museums, visit the famous locations where Lincoln wrote and read aloud the Gettysburg Address, and visit Eisenhower's Farm. We also suggest that guests make time to enjoy our inn's many amenities, like playing a game of pool, scheduling a private afternoon tea, watch a movie in our private theatre, walk the gardens and trails on our private 33 acre estate, sit by the peaceful ponds or waterfalls, lounge pool-side by our fireplaces or swim in our lovely private heated indoor swimming pool!

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Guests may enjoy our 33 private acres of trails, gardens, ponds, pasture, woodlands, waterfalls and all the many amenities our property and inn offers--such as our full-service spa and heated indoor swimming pool.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Guests should refer to the Gettysburg Visitor's Center website as : (the Gettysburg Convention and Visitor's Bureau website)

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    Our Inn & Spa at White Oak has 6 guest quarters.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not accept pets.