4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania journey planner

Make it your trip
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Kempton
— 1 night
Drive

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Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally stop by Society Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center, steep yourself in history at The Mill at Anselma, and then contemplate the long history of Valley Forge National Historical Park.

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New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

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Drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kempton.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Kempton

— 1 night
Kempton is a census-designated place in Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. On the 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, then explore the activities along Leaser Lake Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Trexler Nature Preserve.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Kempton takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kempton

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.