4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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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 12th (Sun): deepen your understanding at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center and then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Boathouse Row, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, then take a stroll through Society Hill, then get into the urban bustle at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Rittenhouse Square.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia sightseeing planner.

Buffalo to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in July: high temperatures in Philadelphia hover around 88°F and lows are around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Casinos · Fun & Games

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Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Root's Country Market & Auction, get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland, then stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, and finally tee off at Water's Edge Mini-Golf. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hershey trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Hershey in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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.