4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  11​h
Fort Lauderdale

1
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, then take an in-depth tour of Battleship New Jersey, and then stop by Macy's.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia attractions planner .

Fort Lauderdale to Philadelphia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October: highs in Philadelphia hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Side Trip

Battleship New Jersey
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Battleship New Jersey ©
Battleship New Jersey
Macy's ©
Macy's

2
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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 30th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at Catoctin Creek Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and then stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Rupp House History Center, learn about winemaking at Adams County Winery, then see the interesting displays at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum & Candy Emporium, and finally learn about winemaking at Hauser Estate Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gettysburg online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Orrtanna, Catoctin Creek Distillery, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Hauser Estate Winery
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Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
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Adams County Winery

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