7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania route planner

Make it your trip
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Mill Run
— 1 day
Fly
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Hershey
— 1 night
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Mill Run

— 1 day
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fallingwater and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Run Nature Reserve.

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Lexington to Mill Run is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lexington in April: high temperatures in Mill Run hover around 61°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Mill Run

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Gettysburg

— 1 night
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 24th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

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Getting from Mill Run to Gettysburg by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In April, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Park and then surround yourself with nature on The Falconry Experience.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Hershey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Philadelphia

— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Barnes Foundation. You'll explore and learn at Eastern State Penitentiary and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: The Mill at Anselma (in Chester Springs), Green Lane Nature Center (in Green Lane) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, contemplate the long history of Christ Church, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, and get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center.

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Traveling by car from Hershey to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.