10 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

10 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Allentown
— 2 nights
Drive
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Harrisburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get some historical perspective at Independence Hall and Valley Forge National Historical Park. Step out of the city life by going to Independence National Historical Park and Fort Washington State Park. The adventure continues: try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, take in nature's colorful creations at Morris Arboretum, identify plant and animal life at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and stroll through Kelly Drive.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Philadelphia. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Allentown

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 30th (Tue), hike along Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lehigh Gap Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area, then grab your bike and head to Ironton Rail Trail, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Trexler Memorial Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Allentown journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Allentown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Allentown sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Allentown

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, get answers to all your questions at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildwood Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Harrisburg tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Allentown to Harrisburg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Harrisburg sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

3
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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fallingwater and Mount Washington Tavern. Get outdoors at Mount Washington and Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: Powdermill Nature Reserve (in Rector) and Saint Clair Park (in Greensburg). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, admire the striking features of Hartwood Acres Park, wander the streets of Strip District, and take an in-depth tour of Rivers of Steel.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.