10 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

10 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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10 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
State College
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Cleveland

2
nights
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 hidden gems such as Senator John Heinz History Center and Cathedral of Learning. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of PPG Paints Arena, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Aviary, get curious at Carnegie Science Center, and pause for some photo ops at Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh day trip planning tool .

Cleveland to Pittsburgh is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PPG Paints Arena ©
PPG Paints Arena
Room Escape Games

1
night
State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stroll through Tom Tudek Memorial Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum at Penn State, then explore and take pictures at Pegula Ice Arena, and finally explore and take pictures at Penn State University.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the State College online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to State College takes 3 hours. March in State College sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in State College

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The Arboretum at Penn State ©
The Arboretum at Penn State
Penn State University ©
Penn State University
Pegula Ice Arena ©
Pegula Ice Arena

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eisenhower National Historic Site and Horseback Riding Tours. Change things up with a short trip to United States Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, don't miss a visit to Devils Den, take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Heritage Center, and see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Diorama.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from State College to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from State College, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gettysburg, ranging from highs of 49°F to lows of 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC)
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Devils Den ©
Devils Den
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Little Round Top
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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night
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 29th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex, get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, then examine the collection at AACA Museum, Inc., and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Troegs Brewing Company.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hershey trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Hershey takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hershey can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

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Harrisburg
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National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum
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AACA Museum, Inc.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of City Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Philadelphia road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hershey to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Side Trip

Harrah's Philadelphia
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Barnes Foundation

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