5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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5 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Philadelphia
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
Glen Mills
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Philadelphia

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, admire all the interesting features of Fairmount Water Works, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Philadelphia online vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Philadelphia. In February in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Glen Mills.

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Harrah's Philadelphia
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Harrah's Philadelphia
Harrah's Philadelphia

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Glen Mills

Glen Mills ©
Glen Mills is an unincorporated community in Concord Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States about 17 miles west of Philadelphia. Arasapha Farms has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), stop by Baldwin's Book Barn, admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and then experience rural life at Arasapha Farms.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Glen Mills online route planner .

You can drive from Philadelphia to Glen Mills in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Glen Mills are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Glen Mills

Classes Nightlife Parks

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Baldwin's Book Barn
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Arasapha Farms ©
Arasapha Farms
Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens
Baldwin's Book Barn ©
Baldwin's Book Barn

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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.
On the 11th (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, then take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park.

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You can drive from Glen Mills to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

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Historic Sites Museums Parks
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