5 days in Harrisburg & Dallas Itinerary

5 days in Harrisburg & Dallas Itinerary

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Drive
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Harrisburg
— 2 nights
Fly
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Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Explore Harrisburg's surroundings by going to Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex, get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, and make a trip to Harrisburg Holocaust Monument.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Harrisburg holiday planner.

Washington DC to Harrisburg is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in October since evenings lows in Harrisburg dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 8th (Thu), examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then get interesting insight from The Spirit of Dallas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and finally stop by Wild Bill's Western Store. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Grassy Knoll, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dallas trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Harrisburg to Dallas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Harrisburg to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Harrisburg in October; daily highs in Dallas reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping