8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Ronks
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights

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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.
Gettysburg is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Gettysburg National Military Park, take an in-depth tour of Shriver House Museum, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gettysburg route planner.

Washington DC to Gettysburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in October since evenings lows in Gettysburg dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ronks.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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Ronks

Ronks ©
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Old Windmill Farm, then see the world from above with Smoketown Helicopters, then steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister, and finally take a pleasant ride with Refreshing Mountain. On your second day here, look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, and then get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ronks vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Ronks in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Ronks can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ronks

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Old Windmill Farm ©
Old Windmill Farm
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, and explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Philadelphia road trip planning site.

You can drive from Ronks to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ronks in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Philadelphia, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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