6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Bushkill
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Valley Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ronks
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
End: New York City

1
day
Bushkill

Bushkill ©
Bushkill is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States.Portions of Bushkill were seized by the United States government during the controversial Tocks Island Dam project and are now part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. On the 22nd (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Bushkill Falls and then admire the sheer force of Dingmans Falls.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bushkill trip planner .

New York City to Bushkill is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for little chillier nights in Bushkill, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Valley Forge.

Things to do in Bushkill

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dingmans Falls
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Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Dingmans Falls ©
Dingmans Falls

2
nights
Valley Forge

Valley Forge ©
The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located on the west side of Valley Forge National Historical Park at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, browse the different shops at King of Prussia Mall, and then try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, and then take in the pleasant sights at Longwood Gardens.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Valley Forge trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bushkill to Valley Forge takes 2 hours. In October in Valley Forge, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ronks.

Things to do in Valley Forge

Parks Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Hagley Museum and Library, Harrah's Philadelphia, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, King of Prussia Mall
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Harrah's Philadelphia ©
Harrah's Philadelphia
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©

1
night
Ronks

Ronks ©
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, experience rural life at The Amish Farm and House, and then get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ronks trip maker app .

You can drive from Valley Forge to Ronks in an hour. In October in Ronks, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Ronks

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lancaster
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Dutch Wonderland ©
Dutch Wonderland
The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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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.
On the 26th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, then learn about all things military at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. On the next day, witness the site of a historic battle at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, take in the views from Sachs Covered Bridge, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg online trip builder .

You can drive from Ronks to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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