7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Start: Fort Smith
Fly:  9 h 45 min
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lititz
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kempton
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Gouldsboro
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Fort Smith

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Washington State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally steep yourself in history at Independence Hall. On the next day, ride a horse along Stroud Preserve, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then explore the striking landscape of Independence National Historical Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia online road trip planner.

Fort Smith to Philadelphia is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Smith to Philadelphia. When traveling from Fort Smith in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Philadelphia: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stroud Preserve, Fort Washington State Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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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 26th (Wed): explore the galleries of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_understanding_of_the_past_and_present_with Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally make a trip to Devils Den.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gettysburg, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lititz.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Devils Den
Devils Den

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Lititz

Lititz ©
Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. On the 27th (Thu), contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House, then look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, then explore the galleries of Ephrata Cloister, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wolf Sanctuary of PA.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lititz day trip planning site.

Drive from Gettysburg to Lititz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Lititz can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kempton.

Things to do in Lititz

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Kitchen Kettle Village, Ephrata Cloister, The Amish Farm and House
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The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
Wolf Sanctuary of PA ©
Wolf Sanctuary of PA

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Kempton

Kempton ©
Kempton is a census-designated place in Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kempton trip app.

Drive from Lititz to Kempton in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kempton are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Gouldsboro.

Things to do in Kempton

Wildlife Parks
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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

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Gouldsboro

Gouldsboro ©
Gouldsboro is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in Lehigh Township, Wayne County, and Coolbaugh Township, Monroe County, in Pennsylvania. On the 29th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Gouldsboro State Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gouldsboro journey planning website.

Getting from Kempton to Gouldsboro by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, Gouldsboro is little chillier than Kempton - with highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gouldsboro

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Gouldsboro State Park ©
Gouldsboro State Park

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