8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Jacksonville
Drive:  7​h 45​min
Albany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Exton
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
Valley Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Lancaster
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
Jacksonville

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Albany

Albany
Albany is the capital of the U.S. To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany trip itinerary builder website .

Jacksonville to Albany is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jacksonville in May: highs in Albany hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 48°F. You will leave for Exton on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Exton

Exton ©
Exton is a census-designated place (CDP) in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Exton tour itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Albany to Exton. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Valley Forge.

Things to do in Exton

#Nightlife, #Parks, #Classes

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Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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Valley Forge

Valley Forge ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Pennypacker Mills and then take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Valley Forge trip itinerary planning website .

Valley Forge is very close to Exton. In May, daily temperatures in Valley Forge can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Valley Forge

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pennypacker Mills
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Pennypacker Mills ©
Pennypacker Mills

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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 4th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Valley Forge to Philadelphia in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): wander the streets of Amish Country, then see the interesting displays at Choo Choo Barn, and then get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lancaster attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Lancaster can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Lancaster

#Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Amish Country, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Choo Choo Barn
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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Choo Choo Barn ©
Choo Choo Barn

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), examine the collection at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards & Winerys.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hershey road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lancaster to Hershey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. May in Hershey sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Hershey

#Museums, #Wineries

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National Civil War Museum
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National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum
Cullari Vineyards and Winery ©
Cullari Vineyards and Winery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Shriver House Museum, take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The David Wills House, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Gettysburg journey maker tool .

You can drive from Hershey to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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