3 days in Pennsylvania & Maryland Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania & Maryland Itinerary

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3 days in Pennsylvania & Maryland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Baltimore
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Boston

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Boston to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Boston, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Philadelphia, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Round Top.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip maker .

You can drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

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night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 21st (Sun), explore and take pictures at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Baltimore tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Gettysburg to Baltimore by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and subway; or do a combination of taxi and flight. April in Baltimore sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Casinos Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
Oriole Park at Camden Yards ©
Oriole Park at Camden Yards

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