4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Marshalls Creek
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lancaster
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
End: Newark

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Marshalls Creek

Marshalls Creek ©
Marshalls Creek is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pocono Snake and Animal Farm and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bushkill Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marshalls Creek visit site.

Newark to Marshalls Creek is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in October, with highs in Marshalls Creek at 60°F and lows at 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Marshalls Creek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bushkill Falls
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls

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night
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 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, get your bearings at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marshalls Creek to Gettysburg takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Marshalls Creek in October; daily highs in Gettysburg reach 67°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Landis Valley Museum, steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, then stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, and finally experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lancaster driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Lancaster in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Lancaster can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lancaster

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lapp Valley Farm, Kitchen Kettle Village
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The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Landis Valley Museum ©
Landis Valley Museum
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Lancaster to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Lancaster in October, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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