3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

New York City
Drive:  3​h
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
New York City

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Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Mount Hope Estate & Winery.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hershey trip planner

New York City to Hershey is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Hershey dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

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Mount Hope Estate & Winery ©
Mount Hope Estate & Winery

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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 28th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Shriver House Museum, take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, and then have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, then take in the views from Sachs Covered Bridge, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip planner

You can drive from Hershey to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

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