9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Milan

1
night
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.
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Milan, Italy to Pittsburgh is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in August, you will find days in Pittsburgh are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Millvale
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven

2
nights
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 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio. On your second day here, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, then get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Horseback Riding Tours

5
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, and walk around Wissahickon Valley Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planning website .

Drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Philadelphia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens, Chanticleer
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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