8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
2
Hershey
— 1 night
3
Gettysburg
— 1 night
4
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Longwood Gardens and Barnes Foundation. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, and explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia route planner.

Cody to Philadelphia is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cody to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Hershey

Hershey ©
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 6th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Hersheypark.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hershey trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Hershey in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll through Devils Den.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg planner.

Drive from Hershey to Gettysburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and then see where the action happens at PNC Park. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Strip District, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh day trip site.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in March, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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