7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  8​h
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Pittsburgh
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Portland

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 1st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Powel House, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip maker .

Portland to Philadelphia is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Philadelphia is 3 hours. Traveling from Portland in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Philadelphia: highs are around 83°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Amish Farm and House. On the 3rd (Tue), get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, relax in the rural setting at The Amish Farm and House, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Root's Country Market & Auction.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hershey trip planning tool .

You can drive from Philadelphia to Hershey in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect little chillier with lows of 67°F in Hershey. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Hershey

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

National Civil War Museum, The Amish Farm and House, Root's Country Market & Auction
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The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum
Root's Country Market & Auction ©
Root's Country Market & Auction

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, then take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg road trip app .

Getting from Hershey to Gettysburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mill Run.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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1
night
Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 5th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fallingwater and then witness the site of a historic battle at Jumonville Glen.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mill Run trip builder app .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Mill Run in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Gettysburg in July, you will find days in Mill Run are little chillier (81°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Mill Run

#Historic Sites
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater

few
hours
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 6th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, and then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh visit planning tool .

You can drive from Mill Run to Pittsburgh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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