9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Jefferson City
Drive:  11​h
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
Jefferson City

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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.
To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary maker app .

Jefferson City to Pittsburgh is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Jefferson City in April, you will find days in Pittsburgh are little chillier (63°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). You will leave for Gettysburg on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo and then take in the views from Sachs Covered Bridge.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

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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.
You've now added Hershey's Chocolate World to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at The Hershey Story Museum, then examine the collection at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, and then get behind the scenes at Hershey's Chocolate World.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hershey sightseeing planner.

Drive from Gettysburg to Hershey in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Hershey, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

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

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kids will enjoy Longwood Gardens and Please Touch Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, engage your brain at The Franklin Institute, and pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hershey to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Franklin Institute ©
The Franklin Institute

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