13 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

13 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Train
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Philadelphia
— 1 day
Drive
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Lititz
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Hershey
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
You've now added Reading Terminal Market to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia holiday planning tool.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lititz.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

2
nights
Lititz

Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. You've now added Wolf Sanctuary of PA to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store, identify plant and animal life at Wolf Sanctuary of PA, then take in the views from Erbs Covered Bridge, then browse the fresh offerings at Kissel Hill Fruit Farm, and finally stroll around Lititz Springs Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and design of Linden Hall, contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, then contemplate the waterfront views at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, and finally wander the streets of Amish Country.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lititz visit planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Lititz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Lititz are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Lititz

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

3
nights
York

York, known as the White Rose City, is the county seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States, located in the south-central region of the state. You've now added York Central Market House to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): let little ones run wild at Nixon Park Nature Center, stroll around Northern Extension of the Heritage Rail Trail, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at York Central Market House, then stroll through Devils Den, and then get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our York journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lititz to York takes an hour. In April in York, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in York

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

4
nights
Hershey

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hershey's Chocolate World, The Hershey Story Museum and Hersheypark. Get out of town with these interesting Hershey side-trips: Elysburg (Knoebels Carousel Museum & Knoebels Amusement Resort). There's more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park and learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards and Winery.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hershey road trip app.

You can drive from York to Hershey in an hour. April in Hershey sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 42°F at night. You will leave for Pittsburgh on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

3
nights
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.
You've now added Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and then have some family-friendly fun at LumberjAxes. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Mister Rogers' Park Bench, then steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, and then wander the streets of Strip District.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip app.

You can drive from Hershey to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · 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.