5 days in Pittsburgh & Philadelphia Itinerary

5 days in Pittsburgh & Philadelphia Itinerary

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5 days in Pittsburgh & Philadelphia Itinerary

Eagle River
Drive:  12​h 30​min
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h
Eagle River

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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 11th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Anthony Chapel and then savor the flavors at Wigle Whiskey. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Heinz Memorial Chapel, explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at Frick Art and Historical Center.

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Eagle River to Pittsburgh is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Eagle River to Pittsburgh is 1 hour. In January, Pittsburgh is a bit warmer than Eagle River - with highs of 35°F and lows of 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

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Carnegie Museum of Art ©
Carnegie Museum of Art
Heinz Memorial Chapel ©
Heinz Memorial Chapel
Saint Anthony Chapel ©
Saint Anthony Chapel

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Battleship New Jersey has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Battleship New Jersey, then get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

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Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Pittsburgh, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Philadelphia, ranging from highs of 42°F to lows of 27°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Battleship New Jersey ©
Battleship New Jersey
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Independence Hall

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