4 days in Hershey & Philadelphia Itinerary

4 days in Hershey & Philadelphia Itinerary

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4 days in Hershey & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): find something for the whole family at Hersheypark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Hershey Story, then experience rural life at The Amish Farm and House, then examine the collection at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally wander the streets of Kitchen Kettle Village.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hershey online trip itinerary planner .

Philadelphia to Hershey is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hershey can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Kitchen Kettle Village, The Amish Farm and House, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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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 25th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally contemplate the long history of Powel House.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hershey to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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