7 days in Front Royal, Philadelphia & Hershey Itinerary

7 days in Front Royal, Philadelphia & Hershey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Front Royal
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Front Royal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hershey
— 1 night
Fly

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Front Royal

— 3 nights
Front Royal is a town in Warren County, Virginia, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Massanutten Storybook Trail and Warren Rifles Confederate Museum. Take a break from Front Royal with a short trip to Kennedy Peak Hike in Luray, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Front Royal Canoe Company-Day Trips, see the interesting displays at Virginia Beer Museum, stroll through Dickey Ridge Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Balthis House.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Front Royal attractions planning site.

Jacksonville to Front Royal is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Jacksonville in August, expect Front Royal to be a bit cooler, temps between 82°F and 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Front Royal

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Historic Philadelphia-Once Upon a Nation Storytelling Benches, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fireman's Hall, snap pictures at Benjamin Franklin Bridge, walk around Washington Square Park, then trek along Schuylkill River Trail, and finally trek along Kelly Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Dilworth Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Shofuso Japanese House and Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Front Royal to Philadelphia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Front Royal in August, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Hershey

— 1 night

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for gifts at Knock Knock Boutique and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Crossroads Antique Mall.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hershey sightseeing planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Hershey by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Hershey

Shopping