10 days in Hershey, Lancaster & Philadelphia Itinerary

10 days in Hershey, Lancaster & Philadelphia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania visit planner
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Hershey
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Lancaster
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Philadelphia
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Hershey — 3 nights

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Hershey Story Museum and then get behind the scenes at Hershey's Chocolate World.

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Boston to Hershey is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Boston in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hershey: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lancaster.
Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Lancaster — 3 nights

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Lancaster is known for nightlife, historic sites, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at The Amish Farm and House, take an in-depth tour of The Amish Village, get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Lancaster Central Market.

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Traveling by car from Hershey to Lancaster takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Lancaster, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Philadelphia.
Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Philadelphia — 3 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Step out of Philadelphia to go to Langhorne and see Sesame Place Philadelphia, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, engage your brain at Mutter Museum, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

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Drive from Lancaster to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips