4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Toronto

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 28th (Tue), browse the exhibits of Independence Hall and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Rittenhouse Square, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, and finally take a stroll through Society Hill.

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Toronto, Canada to Philadelphia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in Philadelphia at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Society Hill ©
Society Hill

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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 30th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, witness the site of a historic battle at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Philadelphia to Gettysburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Gettysburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pittsburgh.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, then take a stroll through The Strip District, and then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pittsburgh trip website .

Drive from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. August in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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The Strip District ©
The Strip District
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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