9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Lititz
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train to New York JFK, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Gettysburg

— 1 night
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 28th (Sun), learn about all things military at United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC). On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Adams County Winery, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Diorama, and then get engrossed in the history at Shriver House Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip itinerary planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Gettysburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in November, expect Gettysburg to be colder, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lititz.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lititz

— 3 nights
Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store and Asa Packer Mansion. Take a break from the city and head to Wolf Sanctuary of PA and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Amish Country, hunt for treasures at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, and browse the exhibits of Ephrata Cloister.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lititz sightseeing planner.

Getting from Gettysburg to Lititz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lititz

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mutter Museum and National Museum of American Jewish History. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Christmas Center and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge), Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford) and SteelStacks (in Bethlehem). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, take in the architecture and design of University of Pennsylvania, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and take a stroll around Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

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Traveling by car from Lititz to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In December in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Casinos · Specialty Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.