3 days in Harrisburg & Dallas Itinerary

3 days in Harrisburg & Dallas Itinerary

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3 days in Harrisburg & Dallas Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train:  2​h
1
Harrisburg
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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night
Harrisburg

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Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex, take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of National Civil War Museum and then get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Harrisburg journey maker app .

Philadelphia to Harrisburg is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, Harrisburg is little chillier at night with lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Dallas.

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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark

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Dallas

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One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dallas trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Harrisburg to Dallas by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Harrisburg in September, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 92°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

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