4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Fly
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
3
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center and then steep yourself in history at Independence Hall. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then trek along Kelly Drive, and finally enjoy some music at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Philadelphia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Philadelphia at 11°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Trails

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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 20th (Fri): get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip builder tool.

Drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In March in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Hartwood Acres Park, stroll through Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, and then visit Mount Washington.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh tour planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods · 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.