5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Little Round Top.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gettysburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Toronto, Canada to Gettysburg is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Longwood Gardens and Rittenhouse Square. Let the collections at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Barnes Foundation capture your imagination. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planning website .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in September, Philadelphia is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Nightlife Classes

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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