14 days in Colorado & Pennsylvania Itinerary

14 days in Colorado & Pennsylvania Itinerary

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14 days in Colorado & Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Udon Thani
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Udon Thani


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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods and then go for a walk through Pikes Peak. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Udon Thani, Thailand to Colorado Springs is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -14 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Udon Thani in October, with highs in Colorado Springs at 22°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll through Hanging Lake Trail and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs road trip planning website .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Glenwood Springs in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Colorado Springs in October, plan for cooler days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 9°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

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Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): wander the streets of The Strip District, then savor the flavors at Stamoolis Brothers, then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and finally explore and take pictures at Mount Washington. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and then play a few rounds at Birdsfoot Golf Club.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Glenwood Springs to Pittsburgh takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Glenwood Springs to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in October, things will get a bit warmer in Pittsburgh: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Mill Run.

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Birdsfoot Golf Club
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
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The Strip District

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Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fallingwater, then admire the landmark architecture of Kentuck Knob, and then admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mill Run tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Mill Run takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Mill Run can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

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Ohiopyle State Park, Kentuck Knob
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob
Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Round Top. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, brush up on your military savvy at Gettysburg Museum of History, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg online trip maker .

You can drive from Mill Run to Gettysburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

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Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Brandywine River Museum of Art. Appreciate the collections at Independence Hall and Barnes Foundation. When in Philadelphia, make a side trip to see Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, don't miss a visit to Rittenhouse Square, and explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia travel planning tool .

Drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Nightlife Classes

Side Trips

Brandywine River Museum of Art, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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