6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Ephrata
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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.
Attractions like Longwood Gardens and Philadelphia Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, see the interesting displays at National Constitution Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip builder site.

Boston to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, then pause for some photo ops at Equestrian Monument to Major General John Sedgwick, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gettysburg day trip tool.

Drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Philadelphia in October since evenings lows in Gettysburg dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Ephrata.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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Ephrata

Ephrata ©
Ephrata is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, south east of Harrisburg and about west by north of Philadelphia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market, relax in the rural setting at Old Windmill Farm, then look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, and finally take a pleasant ride with Refreshing Mountain.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ephrata online day trip planner.

Getting from Gettysburg to Ephrata by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ephrata

Tours · Adventure · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Old Windmill Farm ©
Old Windmill Farm
Refreshing Mountain ©
Refreshing Mountain
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village

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