4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
On the 15th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center and then explore and take pictures at Point State Park.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pittsburgh sightseeing planning app .

Fort Lauderdale to Pittsburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July; daily highs in Pittsburgh reach 82°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

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Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, then get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, and finally take in the history at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online road trip planner .

Getting from Gettysburg to Philadelphia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Philadelphia, with lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
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Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum
National Constitution Center ©
National Constitution Center
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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