6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  7​h
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Omaha

1
night
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 28th (Tue), learn about all things military at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary planning app .

Omaha to Pittsburgh is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Pittsburgh due to the time zone difference. In May in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
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Point State Park ©
Point State Park
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Diorama, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, and finally take in the history at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg, admire all the interesting features of Gettysburg National Military Park, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Round Top.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In May, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg ©
Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally admire all the interesting features of Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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