2 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

2 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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2 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Gettysburg
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Indianapolis

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art and then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Indianapolis to Philadelphia is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, Gettysburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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