4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Farmington
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Gettysburg
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Farmington

1
day
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 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, then contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

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Farmington to Gettysburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gettysburg when traveling from Farmington in May, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Dobbin House Tavern ©
Dobbin House Tavern

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia driving holiday website .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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