6 days in San Jose & Hershey Itinerary

6 days in San Jose & Hershey Itinerary

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6 days in San Jose & Hershey Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  9​h
1
San Jose
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
2
Hershey
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Municipal Rose Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to San Jose is an approximately 9-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to San Jose. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in April: highs in San Jose hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hershey.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Murphy Avenue, Stanford University
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Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Stanford University ©
Stanford University
Municipal Rose Garden ©
Municipal Rose Garden

3
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hershey: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (in Ronks), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Victorian Photography Studio, & more) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Hersheypark. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Harrisburg Holocaust Monument and learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards and Winery.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hershey trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Jose to Hershey takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Jose to Hershey due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Jose in April; daily highs in Hershey reach 64°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Hershey

Parks Theme Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens, Harrisburg Holocaust Monument
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Cullari Vineyards and Winery ©
Cullari Vineyards and Winery

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