11 days in Pennsylvania, Delaware & New Jersey Itinerary

11 days in Pennsylvania, Delaware & New Jersey Itinerary

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11 days in Pennsylvania, Delaware & New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Rehoboth Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Wildwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
End: Glasgow

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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.
On the 5th (Sun), make a trip to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary planner.

Glasgow, UK to Pittsburgh is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in May: high temperatures in Pittsburgh hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Strip District ©
Strip District
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gettysburg trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In May in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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night
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rehoboth Beach trip builder tool .

Getting from Gettysburg to Rehoboth Beach by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Rehoboth Beach sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wildwood.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Henlopen State Park
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach

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nights
Wildwood

Wildwood ©
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. On the 10th (Fri), meet the residents at Cape May County Park & Zoo, then have some family-friendly fun at Original Old Time Photo, and then kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Jersey Shore Alpacas, then enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wildwood trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Rehoboth Beach to Wildwood takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Rehoboth Beach in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Wildwood: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Wildwood

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape May, Cape May County Park & Zoo
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Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step out of Philadelphia with an excursion to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square--about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, and hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planning app .

You can drive from Wildwood to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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