15 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

15 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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15 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Intercourse
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  1​h 15​min
4
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Scranton
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Tallahassee

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.
Appreciate the collections at Cathedral of Learning and The Nationality Rooms. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bicycle Heaven and Point State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: J&D Cellars (in Eighty Four) and Liberty Pole Spirits (in Washington). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Carnegie Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, engage your brain at Carnegie Science Center, and look for gifts at Larrimor's.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary maker .

Tallahassee to Pittsburgh is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Tallahassee, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Pittsburgh, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

J&D Cellars, Liberty Pole Spirits
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Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Shriver House Museum and Dobbin House Tavern. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Adams County Winery and Gettysburg Diorama. Step out of Gettysburg to go to Chambersburg and see Jan Zell Wines, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg, steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, do a tasting at Hauser Estate Winery, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In March, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Intercourse.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Adams County Winery, Hauser Estate Winery, Jan Zell Wines
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Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg ©
Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg

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, then examine the collection at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then wander the streets of Amish Country, and finally look for gifts at The Old Country Store. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister, then browse for treasures at Mad Hatter Antique Mall, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Good's Store.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Intercourse day trip planner .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Intercourse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Intercourse can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Intercourse

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ephrata Cloister, Bird in Hand Farmers Market, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Amish Country, Good's Store
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The Old Country Store ©
The Old Country Store
Choo Choo Barn ©
Choo Choo Barn
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Brandywine River Museum of Art and Philadelphia's Magic Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to SteelStacks and Rittenhouse Squarefor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Weathered Vineyards (in New Tripoli) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, gain insight at National Museum of American Jewish History, and get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Intercourse to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Scranton.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Weathered Vineyards, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Brandywine River Museum of Art, SteelStacks
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Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©

3
nights
Scranton

Scranton ©
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. Get a sense of the local culture at Asa Packer Mansion and Galen Glen Winery. Step off the beaten path and head to Artisan Alpacas and D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery. Explore Scranton's surroundings by going to Eagles Mere Museum (in Eagles Mere) and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (in Kempton).

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Scranton trip planning website .

Drive from Philadelphia to Scranton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in March, things will get slightly colder in Scranton: highs are around 44°F and lows about 26°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

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

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