3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 day
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
3
Pittsburgh
— 1 night

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

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

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Philadelphia. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip site.

Drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Philadelphia in October since evenings lows in Gettysburg dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

City of Bridges

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walk the Burgh Tours, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Walk the Burgh Tours ©
Walk the Burgh Tours
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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