Baladerry Inn at Gettysburg
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An Historic Stay on Historic Grounds
An Inn as famous for its history as the landscape around it, the Baladerry Bed and Breakfast of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania once served the Army of the Potomac during the Battle of Gettysburg. While much time has passed on the grounds of the Baladerry, it is still rings famous for its cleanliness and hospitality.
An ideal stay for groups, reunions, and business conferences, the Baladerry is within walking distance of the Gettysburg battlefield and offers the best exposure to a popular tourist town by offering guests the seclusion of one of the finest inns in the area. Those lodging at the Baladerry will discover one of the best kept secrets of Gettysburg: its abundance of antique shops. The Innkeepers, Judy and Kenny Caudill, offer the finest luxury amenities and homemade breakfasts to build memories of the Baladerry that will last a lifetime. Whether enjoying a breakfast of minted citrus, stuffed French toast with apricot sauce, sausage, and chocolate chip banana muffins or warm fruit compote, crepes suzinn with bacon garnish, and sour cream streusel coffeecake, guests will experience the excitement of local American history with the quaint peace of the countryside. The Baladerry also serves as an ideal small wedding venue and offers many discount packages for special events.
For those staying more than a weekend, Judy and Kenny recommend a trip to Harpers Ferry, the local Hershey Park Chocolate Factory, or the New Oxford shop. The Baladerry is also a day trip within Virginia and Washington D.C., for those looking to add to their American history experience. The Dobbin House, a famous restaurant in the area, along with historic theatres, wineries, and state parks, make the Baladerry Bed and Breakfast a true destination for special occasions.
The Baladerry Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a city riddled with great American History.
Our Inn is an wonderful choice for your stay in the historic Gettysburg, as well as the Pennsylvania’s Adams County surrounding area. The Baladerry Inn offers comfort and in a unique country setting at the edge of the Gettysburg battlefield, and convenience by being in close proximity to restaurants and attractions in town.
The property features an expansive landscape and terraces outdoors, and a stately great room, fine furniture and carefully decorated guestrooms inside.
The Baladerry Inn has a rich history as well. The first part of the home was constructed in 1812, and in 1830, the rest of the main house was added. The home was originally a tenant farmer’s house, then occupied by George Bushman's son. The Bushman Farm was a field hospital for the Army of the Potomac during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Open year round.
- A full three course country breakfast is included with the rooms
- 24 hour beverage and snack center
- Romantic packages
- Four ccres with gazebo
- Access to patio
- Gas grill available
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Judy Caudill for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Most of our guests are interested in the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere that we offer.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
We are known best for the cleanliness and friendly hospitality. We are unique because we are in the country where it is quiet and still close to town and the tourist area. I love that we have a lot of common areas for the guests to enjoy. They have their rooms, but also the property outside and the great room, dining room and the family room.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
The #1 reason to visit Gettysburg is for the Gettysburg Battlefield, it's a must see! Visitors also enjoy all the quaint shops in town.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
We love compliments, but the best ones are about our friendly hospitality and the cleanliness of our inn.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
The best kept secret in Gettysburg is its abundance of antique shops!
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
For those staying longer than a weekend we recommend they make a day trip to Harpers Ferry, visit Hershey Park Chocolate Factory, the New Oxford antique shops and the Battlefield.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
The Battlefield is only one mile and it is a quiet and peaceful walk.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
The Dobbin House is the number one restaurant to visit while here, but there are so many others that are great as well.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau - gettysburg.travel/index.asp
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have 9 rooms and one suite.
Do you accept pets?
We do not accept pets.
Our full country breakfasts only rival our guestrooms and facilities in popularity. Breakfast is served both in the Great Room and, in season, on the terrace. The dining area features individual tables. The selections vary from day to day. One of our delicious breakfasts features Minted Citrus, Stuffed French Toast with Apricot Sauce, Sausage, and Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins. Another features Warm Fruit Compote, Crepes Suzinn with Bacon Garnish, and Sour Cream Streusel Coffeecake. Crepes Suzinn is our signature dish, a homemade egg and bacon filled crepe topped with melted cheddar cheese mixed with toasted onion and fresh chives. Coffee, tea and juices are always included, of course. Special meals are available for guests with low fat, restricted, or vegetarian diets. Complimentary hot and cold drinks available 24 hours a day.
The Baladerry Inn is easy to reach and convenient to U.S. Route 15, the National Park Visitors Center, and Lincoln Square. Please use this interactive Google Map to obtain travel directions from any point of origin, or to plan your route from the Inn to any destination. Of course, you may always feel free to contact your innkeepers for assistance or recommendations.
Things to Do in the Area
Gettysburg is a city rich with history, dating back to the Confederacy during the American Civil War, as well as the location for President Abraham Lincoln’s famed Gettysburg Address. Gettysburg offers a multitude of activities adn attractions that draw people worldwide. For a comprehensive list of activities, please visit the "Things to Do in the Area" page of the Baladerry Inn website.
Meet The Innkeepers
Judy & Kenny Caudill purchased Baladerry Inn Bed and Breakfast in June of 2010. Their goal is to uphold the traditions of the Inn that guests and visitors have come to appreciate, and go beyond by exceeding the expectations of new and returning guests.
Kenny and Judy found the Baladerry Inn and knew that this was the adventure they sought. The Baladerry Inn is in a quaint and quiet rural setting. They love people and look forward to welcoming guests into their family circle. They would like the Baladerry Inn to become a special place in the hearts of their guests. They plan to continue and expand upon the inn’s tradition of presenting special events and hope to make the inn a true destination for special occasions. Together with their guests, Kenny and Judy hope to build special memories that will last a lifetime.