7 days in Pennsylvania, Virginia & West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania, Virginia & West Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
3
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
4
Weston
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Bring the kids along to Longwood Gardens and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Ronks (Old Windmill Farm & Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania) and Kitchen Kettle Village (in Intercourse). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, see the interesting displays at National Constitution Center, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and gain insight at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia travel planner.

Indianapolis to Philadelphia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in October, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Old Windmill Farm ©
Old Windmill Farm
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, Gettysburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take a tour of Jamestown Settlement and then steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Williamsburg online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Gettysburg to Williamsburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gettysburg in October: high temperatures in Williamsburg hover around 75°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Weston online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Weston takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Williamsburg in October; daily highs in Weston reach 66°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

Similar plans

8 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Nashville, Louisville & West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 53 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced
See more plans