13 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

13 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
2
Ohiopyle
— 2 nights
3
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
4
Wellsboro
— 1 night
5
Benton
— 1 night
6
Jim Thorpe
— 1 night
7
Philadelphia
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning and then examine the collection at Frick Art and Historical Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, get curious at Carnegie Science Center, thenexamine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and finally steep yourself in history at Point State Park.

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

Durham to Pittsburgh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durham in June, you will find days in Pittsburgh are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Point State Park ©
Point State Park
Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning

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Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle ©
Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Necessity National Battlefield, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Kentuck Knob, and then admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls, thensteep yourself in history at Mount Washington Tavern, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ohiopyle trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Ohiopyle in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in July: high temperatures in Ohiopyle hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Farmington, Kentuck Knob
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Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob
Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park
Cucumber Falls ©
Cucumber Falls

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Devils Den and Confederate Trails of Gettysburg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shriver House Museum and Gettysburg Diorama. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, see the interesting displays at Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg, and stroll around Gettysburg National Military Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from Ohiopyle to Gettysburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ohiopyle in July; daily highs in Gettysburg reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site

1
night
Wellsboro

Wellsboro ©
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Colton Point State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Leonard Harrison State Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Wellsboro vacation builder app.

Getting from Gettysburg to Wellsboro by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Gettysburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Wellsboro, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Benton.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Leonard Harrison State Park ©
Leonard Harrison State Park
Colton Point State Park ©
Colton Point State Park

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night
Benton

Benton ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get your game on at Bloom Bounce, thentake in the awesome beauty at 1,000 Steps at Jacks Mountain, and then admire the majestic nature at Ricketts Glen State Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Benton road trip site.

Getting from Wellsboro to Benton by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Benton are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Benton

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bloom Bounce, 1,000 Steps at Jacks Mountain
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Ricketts Glen State Park ©
Ricketts Glen State Park
Bloom Bounce ©
Bloom Bounce

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Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, browse the exhibits of Asa Packer Mansion, and then admire the majestic nature at Hickory Run State Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jim Thorpe trip website.

Traveling by car from Benton to Jim Thorpe takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Jim Thorpe can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Hickory Run State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hickory Run State Park ©
Hickory Run State Park
Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary

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nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rodin Museum and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Change things up with a short trip to The Amish Farm and House in Lancaster (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Constitution Center, take in the exciting artwork at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Jim Thorpe to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jim Thorpe in July since evenings lows in Philadelphia dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, The Amish Farm and House
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul ©
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum

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