8 days in Hagerstown, Pocono Mountains & Atlanta Itinerary

8 days in Hagerstown, Pocono Mountains & Atlanta Itinerary

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Hagerstown
— 1 night
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Jim Thorpe
— 2 nights
Fly
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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Hagerstown

— 1 night
Hagerstown is a city in Washington County, Maryland, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then admire the masterpieces at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, and finally stop by Gettysburg Battlefield Books & Collectibles. Here are some ideas for day two: get your bearings at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hagerstown trip planner.

Washington DC to Hagerstown is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in Hagerstown hover around 46°F and lows are around 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Hagerstown

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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Jim Thorpe

— 2 nights
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): cool off at Kalahari Waterparks. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at Jim Thorpe Massage & Wellness Studio, then contemplate the long history of Asa Packer Mansion, and then hit the slopes at Camelback Mountain Ski Resort.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jim Thorpe trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hagerstown to Jim Thorpe takes 3 hours. In December in Jim Thorpe, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

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Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Step out of Atlanta to go to Stone Mountain and see Stone Mountain Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and explore the engaging exhibits at Interact Art Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Atlanta road trip planning site.

Fly from Jim Thorpe to Atlanta in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Jim Thorpe in December, with highs in Atlanta at 59°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

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