3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 day
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Lititz
— 1 night
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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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 21st (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, then wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, then admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip website.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Lititz.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Lititz

Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Amish Country, explore the activities along Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, and then identify plant and animal life at Wolf Sanctuary of PA.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lititz route site.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Lititz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. March in Lititz sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 30°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Lititz

Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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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 23rd (Mon): take in the history at Abraham Lincoln Statue, steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, then take an in-depth tour of Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, then contemplate the long history of Shriver House Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Dobbin House Tavern.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Lititz to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In March, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.