3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Pittsburgh
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of PNC Park and then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh travel website .

Detroit to Pittsburgh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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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 21st (Fri), trot along with a tour on horseback, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In June in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and finally contemplate the long history of Independence Hall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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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