11 days in Pennsylvania & Arlington Itinerary

11 days in Pennsylvania & Arlington Itinerary

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11 days in Pennsylvania & Arlington Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Philadelphia
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Bedford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mill Run
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
DuBois
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Arlington
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

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day
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valley Forge National Historical Park, Reading Terminal Market and Rocky Statue. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and finally admire all the interesting features of Valley Forge National Historical Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online holiday planner .

Salt Lake City to Philadelphia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in March; daily highs in Philadelphia reach 50°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

1
night
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Hershey's Chocolate World has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sun), get behind the scenes at Hershey's Chocolate World, then examine the collection at The Hershey Story, and then meet the residents at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hershey trip maker app .

Getting from Philadelphia to Hershey by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Hershey sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Bedford.

Things to do in Hershey

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Hershey's Chocolate World ©
Hershey's Chocolate World
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story

1
night
Bedford

Bedford ©
Bedford is a borough and the county seat of Bedford County in the U.S. You've now added Flight 93 National Memorial to your itinerary.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bedford trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Hershey to Bedford in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 27°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mill Run.

Things to do in Bedford

Museums

Side Trip

Flight 93 National Memorial
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Flight 93 National Memorial ©
Flight 93 National Memorial

few
hours
Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mill Run planning website .

You can drive from Bedford to Mill Run in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to DuBois.

Things to do in Mill Run

Historic Sites
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater

3
nights
DuBois

DuBois ©
DuBois is a city in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States, northeast of Pittsburgh. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gobbler's Knob. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gobbler's Knob.

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You can drive from Mill Run to DuBois in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in DuBois

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Blackbird Distillery, Cook Forest State Park, Bilger Rocks, The Farmer's Inn, Gobbler's Knob
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Bilger Rocks ©
Bilger Rocks
Gobbler's Knob ©
Gobbler's Knob
Blackbird Distillery ©
Blackbird Distillery

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then admire all the interesting features of Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

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Getting from DuBois to Gettysburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from DuBois in April since evenings lows in Gettysburg dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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3
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lincoln Memorial, International Spy Museum, White House, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Arlington National Cemetery and Tomb of the Unknowns.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Arlington road trip planning website .

Drive from Gettysburg to Arlington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Washington DC, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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