4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip planner
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Philadelphia
— 1 day
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Ohiopyle
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia — 1 day

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Betsy Ross House, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, then examine the collection at National Constitution Center, then admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and finally wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia driving holiday planner.

Newark to Philadelphia is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Gettysburg — 1 night

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 19th (Sun): indulge your senses at Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, then take an in-depth tour of Shriver House Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Diorama.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg road trip planning site.

Getting from Philadelphia to Gettysburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ohiopyle.
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Museums · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Ohiopyle — 2 nights

Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 20th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Cucumber Falls and then admire the landmark architecture of Kentuck Knob. Keep things going the next day: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then immerse yourself in nature at Ohiopyle State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ohiopyle online trip maker.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Ohiopyle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Gettysburg in June: high temperatures in Ohiopyle hover around 70°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.
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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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