5 days in Indianapolis & Pennsylvania Itinerary

5 days in Indianapolis & Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Start: Louisville
Drive:  2 h
1
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Louisville

1
night
Indianapolis

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 17th (Mon), examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, have fun at Lucas Oil Stadium and then take in nature's colorful creations at Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Indianapolis trip itinerary builder tool.

Louisville to Indianapolis is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Louisville in February, with highs in Indianapolis at 40°F and lows at 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games Museums Childrens Museums
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Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

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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 19th (Wed): take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den.

To find out how to plan a trip to Gettysburg, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Indianapolis to Gettysburg in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

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nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Harrah's Philadelphia ©
Harrah's Philadelphia

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