7 days in Gettysburg & Ocean City Itinerary

7 days in Gettysburg & Ocean City Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 2 nights
Ocean City
— 4 nights
Bus to Baltimore, Fly to Chicago



— 2 nights
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 25th (Sun): stop by Lark Gifts, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Gettysburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Gettysburg. In July, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. On the 27th (Tue), you'll travel to Ocean City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Ocean City

— 4 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Family-friendly places like Ocean City Beach and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Ocean City: Rehoboth Beach (Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk & Rehoboth Beach Public Beach) and Ocean City Beach (in Ocean City). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, get a dose of the wild on Ayers Creek Adventures, stop by Snapdragon, and get in on the family fun at Jolly Roger Amusement Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocean City holiday builder website.

Drive from Gettysburg to Ocean City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Ocean City are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips