3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Marquette
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Erie
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hershey
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Marquette

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Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll through Erie Zoo.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Erie trip itinerary planner.

Marquette to Erie is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Erie is somewhat warmer than Marquette - with highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Erie

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Erie Zoo ©
Erie Zoo

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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 18th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Shriver House Museum, contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, then have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, and finally steep yourself in history at Dobbin House Tavern.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg vacation maker app .

Getting from Erie to Gettysburg by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Dobbin House Tavern ©
Dobbin House Tavern

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night
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Indian Echo Caverns and then get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Hershey takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hershey

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

National Civil War Museum, Indian Echo Caverns
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Indian Echo Caverns ©
Indian Echo Caverns
National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum

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