11 days in Hershey, Pottsville & Scranton Itinerary

11 days in Hershey, Pottsville & Scranton Itinerary

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Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pottsville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Scranton
— 6 nights

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Hershey

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 27th (Sun), do a tasting at Cullari Vineyards and Winery and then explore the striking landscape at Indian Echo Caverns. On the next day, see the interesting displays at National Christmas Center and then contemplate the long history of Erbs Covered Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hershey trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hershey. In December, daytime highs in Hershey are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Pottsville.

Things to do in Hershey

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Pottsville

Pottsville is a city in, and the county seat of, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery, look for gifts at Cigar International, and then steep yourself in history at Whistler's Mother Statue. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Koziar's Christmas Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pottsville tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Hershey to Pottsville in an hour. In December in Pottsville, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Scranton.

Things to do in Pottsville

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

6
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Scranton

Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Scranton Iron Furnaces and St. Stanislaus Historical Catholic Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum and Millbrook Village historic site. Venture out of the city with trips to Elk Mountain Ski Resort (in Union Dale), Bashakill Vineyards (in Wurtsboro) and Antler Ridge Winery (in Hawley). The adventure continues: hike along Lake Scranton Walking Trail, browse the different shops at The Marketplace at Steamtown, immerse yourself in nature at Archbald Pothole State Park, and learn about winemaking at Franklin Hill Vineyards.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Scranton trip planner.

You can drive from Pottsville to Scranton in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 29°F.

Things to do in Scranton

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips