6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Gettysburg
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the architecture and history at Abraham Lincoln Statue, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Shriver House Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, then contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg online travel route planner.

Durham to Gettysburg is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Durham in September, expect Gettysburg to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Independence Hall and City Hall Visitor Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Brandywine Battlefield (in Chadds Ford) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, admire the natural beauty at Chanticleer, contemplate the long history of Christ Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia vacation planner.

Getting from Gettysburg to Philadelphia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 63°F in Philadelphia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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