7 days in Philadelphia, Lancaster & Hershey Itinerary

7 days in Philadelphia, Lancaster & Hershey Itinerary

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7 days in Philadelphia, Lancaster & Hershey Itinerary

Philadelphia
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Hershey
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Philadelphia

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reading Terminal Market, Benjamin Franklin Museum, Christ Church, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, see the interesting displays at Betsy Ross House, and then stroll the grounds of Christ Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, then hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Amish Experience. On the 25th (Mon), gain a rich perspective with The Amish Experience.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lancaster online itinerary planner .

Take a train from Philadelphia to Lancaster in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lancaster can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Hershey.

Things to do in Lancaster

#Tours

Side Trip

The Amish Experience
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The Amish Experience ©
The Amish Experience

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hershey's Chocolate World as well as The Hershey Story. Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Hersheypark.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hershey travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lancaster to Hershey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 63°F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Hershey

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Museums
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Hershey's Chocolate World ©
Hershey's Chocolate World
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story

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