4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 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.
Step out of Philadelphia to go to Kennett Square and see Longwood Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and examine the collection at The Franklin Institute.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

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Independence Hall
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Longwood Gardens
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Gettysburg when traveling from Philadelphia in August, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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