6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Erie
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Intercourse
— 1 night
taxi + train:  1​h 15​min
4
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
On the 14th (Thu), make a splash at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort.

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Toronto, Canada to Erie is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Erie are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Erie

Theme Parks
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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 15th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, look for gifts at The Christmas Haus, then admire all the interesting features of Devils Den, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Erie to Gettysburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. When traveling from Erie in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Gettysburg, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Intercourse.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Christmas Haus
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
The Christmas Haus ©
The Christmas Haus

1
night
Intercourse

Intercourse ©
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, browse for treasures at Mad Hatter Antique Mall, then shop like a local with Brecknock Orchard, then explore the wide array of goods at Good's Store, and finally look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village.

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You can drive from Gettysburg to Intercourse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March in Intercourse, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Intercourse

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Mad Hatter Antique Mall, Good's Store, Brecknock Orchard
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Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Good's Store ©
Good's Store

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nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Longwood Gardens and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Do your shopping at Reading Terminal Market and Rittenhouse Square. Change things up with a short trip to King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, see the interesting displays at Mutter Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia online attractions planner .

Getting from Intercourse to Philadelphia by combination of taxi and train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Classes

Side Trips

King of Prussia Mall, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Harrah's Philadelphia ©
Harrah's Philadelphia

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