5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Independence Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia online tour itinerary maker .

Seattle to Philadelphia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In June, Philadelphia is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Harrah's Philadelphia
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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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 3rd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Devils Den.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

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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.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, then take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh road trip website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

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PNC Park ©
PNC Park
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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