10 days in Gettysburg & Philadelphia Itinerary

10 days in Gettysburg & Philadelphia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania sightseeing planner

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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 8 nights
Fly to Greater Rochester International Airport, Drive to Geneva

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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.
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip builder app.

Geneva to Gettysburg is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 53°F. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Morris Arboretum as well as Independence Seaport Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Battleship New Jersey and Fonthill Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crossing Vineyards and Winery and Old Barracks Museum. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Washington Crossing Historic Park (in Washington Crossing), Hagley Museum And Library (in Wilmington) and Doylestown (Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, Mercer Museum, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, take an in-depth tour of National Liberty Museum, engage your brain at Penn Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of City Hall Visitor Center.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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