3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Gettysburg
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Philadelphia

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The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Valley Forge National Historical Park. On the next day, wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, visit Boathouse Row, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally visit Society Hill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then stroll through Gettysburg National Military Park, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg vacation planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Gettysburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Gettysburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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