18 days in Philadelphia & The Countryside Itinerary

18 days in Philadelphia & The Countryside Itinerary

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18 days in Philadelphia & The Countryside Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia


Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Nockamixon State Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and Brandywine River Museum of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Doylestown (Michener Art Museum, Fonthill Castle, & more) and Washington Memorial Chapel (in Valley Forge). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, stroll the grounds of Christ Church, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, and try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia online vacation maker .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Philadelphia. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Elverson.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

King of Prussia, Doylestown, Valley Forge, Washington Crossing, Nockamixon State Park
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Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel


Elverson ©
Elverson is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of September Farm Cheese, then learn about winemaking at J. Maki Winery, and then admire the majestic nature at French Creek State Park.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Elverson tour planning site .

Getting from Philadelphia to Elverson by car takes about an hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Philadelphia in September since evenings lows in Elverson dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Elverson

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

September Farm Cheese
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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site ©
French Creek State Park ©
French Creek State Park
J. Maki Winery ©
J. Maki Winery