9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  5​h
1
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Corry
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Birmingham

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nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step out of Philadelphia to go to Kennett Square and see Longwood Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of City Hall, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online tour itinerary builder .

Birmingham to Philadelphia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in March, expect Philadelphia to be little chillier, temps between 50°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Classes Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 20th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hershey, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Philadelphia to Hershey by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark

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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 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Devils Den. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, then appreciate the history behind William Wells Monument, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hershey to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pittsburgh day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In March in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Corry.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

1
night
Corry

Corry ©
Corry is a city in northwestern Pennsylvania in the United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): browse for treasures at Whistle Stop Antique Mall and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Matthias Catholic Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Corry trip maker tool .

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Corry in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pittsburgh in March, things will get little chillier in Corry: highs are around 37°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corry

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Matthias Catholic Church
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Whistle Stop Antique Mall ©
Whistle Stop Antique Mall

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