4 days in Green Cove Springs & Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Green Cove Springs
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Drive to Jacksonville International Airport, Fly to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Drive to Gettysburg
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Gettysburg
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Philadelphia
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Green Cove Springs

Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Green Cove Springs and then learn about all things military at Military Museum of North Florida.

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Jacksonville to Green Cove Springs is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Jacksonville in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Green Cove Springs, with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Green Cove Springs to Gettysburg. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Green Cove Springs in May: high temperatures in Gettysburg hover around 71°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

On the 30th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally make a trip to 30th Street Station. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, stroll through Franklin Square, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Pennsylvania, and finally try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Pennsylvania travel guide

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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.
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