7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: New York City
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia travel itinerary planner .

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Harrah's Philadelphia
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

1
night
Hershey

Hershey ©
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 11th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Hersheypark.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Hershey day trip app .

Drive from Philadelphia to Hershey in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Round Top. On the next day, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, then get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip builder site .

Drive from Hershey to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

1
night
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 14th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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