14 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

14 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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14 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Allentown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Salt Lake City

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Kelly Drive. Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Stroud Preserve (in West Chester). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, admire the majestic nature at Fort Washington State Park, identify plant and animal life at Morris Arboretum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Philadelphia Zoo.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner .

Salt Lake City to Philadelphia is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, Longwood Gardens, Fort Washington State Park, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©

2
nights
Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Ironton Rail Trail, hike along Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Hoover Mason Trestle, grab your bike and head to Trexler Memorial Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hickory Run State Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Allentown using our trip planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Allentown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Allentown

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ironton Rail Trail, Hoover Mason Trestle, Green Lane Nature Center, Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, Hickory Run State Park
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Hickory Run State Park ©
Hickory Run State Park
Trexler Memorial Park ©
Trexler Memorial Park

2
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 5th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Hersheypark. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Hershey Story, then identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hershey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Allentown to Hershey takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hershey can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, Wildwood Park
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park ©
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story

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.
Get some cultural insight at Gettysburg National Military Park and Little Round Top. Visit Confederate Trails of Gettysburg and Gettysburg National Cemetery for their historical value. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, identify plant and animal life at East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue, don't miss a visit to Devils Den, and get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg day trip website .

You can drive from Hershey to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, admire the landmark architecture of Hartwood Acres, then get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, and finally take a stroll through Mount Washington. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then immerse yourself in nature at Point State Park, then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pittsburgh tour builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, Hartwood Acres, Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka
Highlights from your plan
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve ©
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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