4 days in Philadelphia, Valley Forge & Gettysburg Itinerary

4 days in Philadelphia, Valley Forge & Gettysburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania tour itinerary planner

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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive
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Valley Forge
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 1 day
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 12th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center and then contemplate the long history of Independence Hall.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. In April, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Valley Forge.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites

Valley Forge

— 2 nights
The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located on the west side of Valley Forge National Historical Park at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at National Memorial Arch, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington Memorial Chapel, and then take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

Before you visit Valley Forge, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Valley Forge in an hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Valley Forge when traveling from Philadelphia in April, with lows around 40°F. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Valley Forge

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Gettysburg

— 1 day
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 15th (Thu), examine the collection at General Lee's Headquarters Museum and then take a memorable tour with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

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Traveling by car from Valley Forge to Gettysburg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Outdoors · Tours · Museums