3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus:  1​h 30​min
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Hershey
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
End: New York City

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner .

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. In March in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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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 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Shriver House Museum, get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, snap pictures at Sachs Covered Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gettysburg online trip planner .

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. In March, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio

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Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex, get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hershey day trip website .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Hershey takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hershey

#Museums

Side Trip

Harrisburg
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National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum
AACA Museum, Inc. ©
AACA Museum, Inc.

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