9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  3​h
1
Pittsburgh
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Beaver
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Stoystown
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Houston

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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.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pittsburgh online itinerary planner .

Houston to Pittsburgh is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in March, expect Pittsburgh to be cooler, temps between 47°F and 30°F. On the 9th (Sat), you're off toBeaver.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Beaver

Beaver
Beaver is a borough in and the county seat of Beaver County in the U.S. For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Beaver trip app .

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Beaver in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 30°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Stoystown.

Things to do in Beaver

Museums Fun & Games Nightlife

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Stoystown

Stoystown ©
Stoystown is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. You've now added Flight 93 National Memorial to your itinerary.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stoystown online holiday planner .

Drive from Beaver to Stoystown in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Stoystown when traveling from Beaver in March, with lows around 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Stoystown

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Flight 93 National Memorial ©
Flight 93 National Memorial

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night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center as well as Sachs Covered Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Stoystown to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stoystown in March, with highs in Gettysburg at 49°F and lows at 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
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 The Hershey Story, AAA Buggy Rides and Hershey's Chocolate World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn the secrets of production at Hershey's Chocolate World and then examine the collection at The Hershey Story.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hershey vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Hershey takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hershey can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

AAA Buggy Rides, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Hershey's Chocolate World ©
Hershey's Chocolate World
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
AAA Buggy Rides ©
AAA Buggy Rides

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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 Museum of the American Revolution, Franklin Print Shop, Benjamin Franklin Museum, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online itinerary planner .

Getting from Hershey to Philadelphia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Museum of the American Revolution ©
Museum of the American Revolution
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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