7 days in Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Itinerary

7 days in Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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7 days in Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence National Historical Park, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico to Philadelphia is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Juan in April: high temperatures in Philadelphia hover around 21°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Brandywine River Museum of Art, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

3
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bicycle Heaven and Andy Warhol Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fallingwater and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning, engage your brain at Carnegie Science Center, and get outside with The Wheel Mill.

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Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. April in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Fallingwater
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven

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