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 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, contemplate the long history of Physick House, wander the streets of Society Hill, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Brandywine River Museum of Art, and then take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square.

For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Philadelphia. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Independence Hall
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Rittenhouse Square
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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 12th (Sun): witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then walk around Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, Gettysburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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