5 days in Pennsylvania, West Virginia & Ohio Itinerary

5 days in Pennsylvania, West Virginia & Ohio Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Gettysburg
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Harpers Ferry
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Cincinnati
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art and then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens. On the next day, trek along Kelly Drive, take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games

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Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall
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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 20th (Sat), get advice or help at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Round Top.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip planner.

Drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In April, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry day trip planning website.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Harpers Ferry in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. April in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, then delve into the lush surroundings at Redbird Hollow Preserve, and then stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati trip planner.

You can fly from Harpers Ferry to Cincinnati in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks · Wildlife · Casinos · Fun & Games
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