5 days in Gettysburg, Hershey & Philadelphia Itinerary

5 days in Gettysburg, Hershey & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Gettysburg
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Hershey
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Philadelphia
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get all the information you need at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip itinerary site.

Aldie to Gettysburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Hershey

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hershey's Chocolate World as well as Hersheypark. On the 17th (Thu), get behind the scenes at Hershey's Chocolate World. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hershey trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Hershey in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hershey are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks · Tours
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Theme Park
Hersheypark
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Barnes Foundation as well as Independence National Historical Park. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art and then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall and then explore the striking landscape of Independence National Historical Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Hershey to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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World heritage site
Independence Hall
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Eastern State Penitentiary
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