9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Hartford
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Scranton
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Hartford

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Scranton

Scranton ©
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Steamtown National Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Steamtown National Historic Site.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Scranton travel route planning app .

Hartford to Scranton is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In June in Scranton, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Scranton

Museums Historic Sites Transportation
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Steamtown National Historic Site ©
Steamtown National Historic Site

1
night
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hershey's Chocolate World.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hershey trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Scranton to Hershey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Scranton in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 64°F in Hershey. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Tours Shopping
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Hershey's Chocolate World ©
Hershey's Chocolate World
Knock Knock Boutique ©
Knock Knock Boutique
Crossroads Antique Mall ©
Crossroads Antique Mall

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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.
You've added Little Round Top, Gettysburg Diorama, Gettysburg Heritage Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Heritage Center, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Statue at Wills House, then stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Rupp House. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Brigadier General Gouverneur Kemble Warren, then steep yourself in history at High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument, and finally see the interesting displays at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum.

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

You can drive from Hershey to Gettysburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum
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Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Evergreen Cemetery ©
Evergreen Cemetery

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night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Amish Experience, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site and Lancaster Central Market. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site and then gain insight with The Amish Experience.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lancaster driving holiday website .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Lancaster in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In June in Lancaster, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lancaster

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

The Amish Experience, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site ©
The Amish Experience ©
The Amish Experience
Lancaster Central Market ©
Lancaster Central Market

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nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valley Forge National Historical Park, Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Washington Memorial Chapel and Christ Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Independence Mall and City Hall Visitor Center. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, see the interesting displays at 18th Century Garden of the Independence National Historic Park, ponder the world of politics at United States Mint, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia road trip tool .

Traveling by train from Lancaster to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Valley Forge
Highlights from your plan
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel

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