15 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

15 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
2
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
3
Intercourse
— 2 nights
4
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
5
Scranton
— 3 nights

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as J&D Cellars and Larrimor's. Get some cultural insight at Carnegie Museum of Art and The Nationality Rooms. Step out of Pittsburgh with an excursion to Liberty Pole Spirits in Washington--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, get curious at Carnegie Science Center, get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, and admire the majestic nature at Point State Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip builder app.

Tallahassee to Pittsburgh is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Tallahassee in March: highs in Pittsburgh hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Liberty Pole Spirits, J&D Cellars
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Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center
J&D Cellars ©
J&D Cellars
Carnegie Museum of Art ©
Carnegie Museum of Art

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adams County Winery and Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gettysburg Heritage Center and Knob Hall Winery. Change things up with a short trip to Jan Zell Wines in Chambersburg (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Jack's Hard Cider, steep yourself in history at Dobbin House Tavern, examine the collection at Gettysburg Diorama, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gettysburg online attractions planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Intercourse.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Zell Wines, Adams County Winery, Jack's Hard Cider
Highlights from your plan
Adams County Winery ©
Adams County Winery
Gettysburg Heritage Center ©
Gettysburg Heritage Center
Jack's Hard Cider ©
Jack's Hard Cider

2
nights
Intercourse

Intercourse ©
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Choo Choo Barn, take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, thentake a stroll through Amish Country, and finally look for gifts at The Old Country Store. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mad Hatter Antique Mall, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Good's Store.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Intercourse online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Intercourse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In March in Intercourse, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Intercourse

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mad Hatter Antique Mall, Bird in Hand Farmers Market, Ephrata Cloister, Good's Store, Choo Choo Barn
Highlights from your plan
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
Mad Hatter Antique Mall ©
Mad Hatter Antique Mall
Good's Store ©
Good's Store

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Independence Mall and Weathered Vineyards are good opportunities to explore the local culture. SteelStacks and Rodin Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at National Museum of American Jewish History, get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, shop like a local with Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Intercourse to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Scranton.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Weathered Vineyards, SteelStacks, Brandywine River Museum of Art, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall
Weathered Vineyards ©
Weathered Vineyards
SteelStacks ©
SteelStacks

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nights
Scranton

Scranton ©
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Galen Glen Winery and Artisan Alpacas. Do some cultural sightseeing at Asa Packer Mansion and Eagles Mere Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Scranton: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (in Kempton) and D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery (in Pottsville).

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Scranton day trip site.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Scranton in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In March, Scranton is a bit cooler than Philadelphia - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Scranton

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Asa Packer Mansion, Eagles Mere Museum, Galen Glen Winery, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Artisan Alpacas ©
Artisan Alpacas
Eagles Mere Museum ©
Eagles Mere Museum
Galen Glen Winery ©
Galen Glen Winery

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