3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Cleveland

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, and then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally contemplate the long history of Powel House.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary app .

Cleveland to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): 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 have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip itinerary site .

Getting from Philadelphia to Gettysburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Philadelphia in September since evenings lows in Gettysburg dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center ©
Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center

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