60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Los Angeles
Fly:  8​h 45​min
Erie
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Pittsburgh
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ohiopyle
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
State College
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
Gettysburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Hershey
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Allentown
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Milford
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Philadelphia
— 11 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Los Angeles

6
days
Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Explore Erie's surroundings by going to Lago Winery (in Jamestown), Oil Creek State Park (in Oil City) and Ernst Bike Trail (in Meadville). And it doesn't end there: cool off at Splash Lagoon, stroll through Tom Ridge Environmental Center, do a tasting at Heritage Wine Cellars, and buy something for everyone on your list at Millcreek Mall.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Erie trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Erie is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Erie, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Erie is colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 33°F and lows of 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Erie

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

North East, Ernst Bike Trail, Oil Creek State Park, Lago Winery, Allegheny National Forest
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Allegheny National Forest ©
Allegheny National Forest
Waldameer Park & Water World ©
Waldameer Park & Water World

9
days
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: The Avenue of 444 Flags (in Hermitage), McConnells Mill State Park (in Portersville) and Living Treasures Wild Animal Park (in New Castle). Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Kennywood. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at PNC Park, take a stroll through The Strip District, meet the residents at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Erie to Pittsburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Consol Energy Park, Round Hill Park, The Avenue of 444 Flags, Playthings Etc., Living Treasures Wild Animal Park
Highlights from your plan
Kennywood Park ©
Kennywood Park
Living Treasures Wild Animal Park ©
Living Treasures Wild Animal Park

5
days
Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle ©
Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ohiopyle: Lincoln Highway Experience (in Latrobe), Idlewild & SoakZone (in Ligonier) and Flight 93 National Memorial (in Stoystown). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, get in on the family fun at Caddie Shak Family Fun Center, learn about winemaking at Christian W. Klay Winery, and admire the majestic nature at Laurel Hill State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ohiopyle trip maker .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Ohiopyle takes 1.5 hours. In January in Ohiopyle, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

#Parks, #Nature, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bedford, Chalk Hill, Caddie Shak, Laurel Hill State Park, Fallingwater
Highlights from your plan
Laurel Hill State Park ©
Laurel Hill State Park
Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park
Idlewild & SoakZone ©
Idlewild & SoakZone

6
days
State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Change things up with these side-trips from State College: Poe Valley State Park (in Coburn), Bald Eagle State Park (in Howard) and Clyde Peeling's Reptiland (in Allenwood). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Black Moshannon State Park, stroll through Tussey Mountain, steep yourself in history at Allegheny Portage Railroad, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum at Penn State.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the State College tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ohiopyle to State College takes 3 hours. January in State College sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 21°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in State College

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Altoona, Howard, Boalsburg, Clyde Peeling's Reptiland, Greenwood Furnace State Park
Highlights from your plan
Poe Valley State Park ©
Poe Valley State Park
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland ©
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
Penn State University ©
Penn State University

6
days
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.
Explore Gettysburg's surroundings by going to Cumberland Valley Rail Trail (in Newville) and Carlisle (Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, Dickinson College, & more). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, immerse yourself in nature at Caledonia State Park, and look for gifts at Lion Potter.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from State College to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°F in February, and nighttime lows around 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Carlisle, Cumberland Valley Rail Trail, Caledonia State Park, Pine Grove Furnace State Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio
Pine Grove Furnace State Park ©
Pine Grove Furnace State Park

6
days
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Get out of town with these interesting Hershey side-trips: Lancaster (Dutch Wonderland & The Amish Farm and House), Knoebels Amusement Resort (in Elysburg) and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (in Ronks). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Sun) at Hersheypark. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Kitchen Kettle Village, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm, and have fun at Field of Screams.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hershey online trip planner .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Hershey in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Hershey, expect temperatures between 39°F during the day and 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Hershey

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Lancaster, Wright's Ferry Mansion, Field of Screams, Knoebels Amusement Resort, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Highlights from your plan
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Knoebels Amusement Resort ©
Knoebels Amusement Resort
Dutch Wonderland ©
Dutch Wonderland

5
days
Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Allentown: Ricketts Glen State Park (in Benton), Reading (Fairgrounds Farmers Market & Reading Fightin Phils) and Nockamixon State Park (in Quakertown). Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Coca-Cola Park, hunt for treasures at Leesport Farmers Market, get in on the family fun at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, and identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Allentown trip site .

Traveling by car from Hershey to Allentown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Allentown can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Milford.

Things to do in Allentown

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Nature

Side Trips

Reading, Grandview Speedway, Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Nockamixon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Ricketts Glen State Park ©
Ricketts Glen State Park
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom ©
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Coca-Cola Park ©
Coca-Cola Park

5
days
Milford

Milford ©
Milford is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milford: Elk Mountain Ski Resort (in Union Dale), Antler Ridge Winery (in Hawley) and Shawnee Mountain Ski Area (in Shawnee on Delaware). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Pocono Environmental Education Center, immerse yourself in nature at Promised Land State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Bushkill Falls, and examine the collection at The Columns Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Milford trip planner.

Getting from Allentown to Milford by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Allentown in February since evenings lows in Milford dip to 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Milford

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Dingmans Ferry, Lackawanna State Park, Elk Mountain Ski Resort, Promised Land State Park, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Elk Mountain Ski Resort ©
Elk Mountain Ski Resort
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Dingmans Falls ©
Dingmans Falls

11
days
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford), Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). Pack the 5th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sesame Place. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, examine the collection at Please Touch Museum, and try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Milford to Philadelphia takes 3 hours. In February, Philadelphia is a bit warmer than Milford - with highs of 44°F and lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Chanticleer, Tyler State Park, Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Sesame Place ©
Sesame Place

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