19 days in Philadelphia & The Countryside, Hershey & Pittsburgh Itinerary

19 days in Philadelphia & The Countryside, Hershey & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 9 nights
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Hershey
— 3 nights
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Hershey
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Kennett Square (Anson B. Nixon Park & Longwood Gardens). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, stroll around Franklin Square, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and meet the residents at Philadelphia Zoo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia journey planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Philadelphia is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Juan in June; daily highs in Philadelphia reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at AACA Museum, Inc. and then find something for the whole family at Hersheypark. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hershey Gardens, then examine the collection at The Hershey Story Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards and Winery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hershey tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Philadelphia to Hershey in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hershey can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hershey.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Hershey

Chocolatetown, USA

On the 27th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and then look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Hershey's Chocolate World, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Troegs Brewing Company, and then find something for the whole family at Adventure Sports in Hershey.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hershey attractions planner.

On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Fallingwater in Mill Run (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, and see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Hershey to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips