4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 7th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, then stroll around Franklin Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and then try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia.

Before you visit Philadelphia, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Miami to Philadelphia is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, Philadelphia is slightly colder than Miami - with highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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 9th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at 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.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
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.