3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Detroit
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planning website .

Detroit to Philadelphia is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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.
On the 28th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg driving holiday planner .

Getting from Philadelphia to Gettysburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center ©
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio

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