2 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

2 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gettysburg
— 1 day
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night

1
day
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg online road trip planner.

Washington DC to Gettysburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Washington DC in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gettysburg, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Ghost & Vampire Tours

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 4th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, thentake an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Boathouse Row.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Philadelphia, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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