9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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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 National Constitution Center, Rittenhouse Square and Franklin Court. Get some historical perspective at Independence Hall and Valley Forge National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Christ Church.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia tour itinerary planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. June in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Hersheypark.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Hershey trip maker .

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Hershey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. June in Hershey sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, then have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, then contemplate the long history of Jennie Wade House, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally get interesting insight from Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

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

You can drive from Hershey to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Mill Run.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

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Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, contemplate the long history of Kentuck Knob, and then admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mill Run trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Mill Run in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Mill Run, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Mill Run

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kentuck Knob, Ohiopyle State Park
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Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, admire all the interesting features of PNC Park, then don't miss a visit to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, and finally wander the streets of Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of The Strip District, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh online travel route planner .

Getting from Mill Run to Pittsburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

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PNC Park ©
PNC Park
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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