5 days in Valley Forge & Gettysburg Itinerary

5 days in Valley Forge & Gettysburg Itinerary

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Valley Forge
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Gettysburg
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Valley Forge

Valley Forge ©
The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located on the west side of Valley Forge National Historical Park at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania, United States. On the 3rd (Tue), take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park. Keep things going the next day: stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Valley Forge trip planner.

Gettysburg to Valley Forge is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November, daytime highs in Valley Forge are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Valley Forge

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

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Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park

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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.
Step out of Gettysburg to go to Hershey and see ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: get your bearings at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, take in the views from Sachs Covered Bridge, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg online trip builder.

Drive from Valley Forge to Gettysburg in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

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