16 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

16 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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16 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Erie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ohiopyle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Lancaster
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Wellsboro
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Milford
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): learn about winemaking at Presque Isle Wine Cellars, examine the collection at Grape Discovery Center, and then do a tasting at Johnson Estate Winery. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Presque Isle Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier, then examine the collection at Experience Childrens Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Erie visit website .

Los Angeles to Erie is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Erie can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Erie

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Westfield, Presque Isle Wine Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Grape Discovery Center ©
Grape Discovery Center
Johnson Estate Winery ©
Johnson Estate Winery
Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier ©
Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Anthony Chapel, then admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at Frick Art and Historical Center. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Nationality Rooms, then explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art, and then steep yourself in history at Heinz Memorial Chapel.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Erie to Pittsburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms
Carnegie Museum of Art ©
Carnegie Museum of Art
Heinz Memorial Chapel ©
Heinz Memorial Chapel

1
night
Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle ©
Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 25th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fallingwater, then steep yourself in history at Kentuck Knob, and then admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Ohiopyle trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Ohiopyle takes 1.5 hours. In June, Ohiopyle is slightly colder than Pittsburgh - with highs of 70°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob
Highlights from your plan
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob
Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater

2
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.
On the 26th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, then see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally examine the collection at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, then steep yourself in history at Jennie Wade House, then stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Rupp House.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Ohiopyle to Gettysburg takes 3 hours. In June, Gettysburg is a bit warmer than Ohiopyle - with highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Evergreen Cemetery ©
Evergreen Cemetery
Rupp House ©
Rupp House

1
night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Rock Ford Plantation, examine the collection at National Watch and Clock Museum, examine the collection at Landis Valley Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Toy Train Museum, and finally do a tasting at Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lancaster day trip website .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Strasburg, National Watch and Clock Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Toy Train Museum ©
National Toy Train Museum
Rock Ford Plantation ©
Rock Ford Plantation
National Watch and Clock Museum ©
National Watch and Clock Museum

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Washington State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia tour planner.

You can take a train from Lancaster to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Green Lane Nature Center, Fort Washington State Park
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

3
nights
Wellsboro

Wellsboro ©
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes, see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass, and then shop like a local with Vitrix Hot Glass Studio. On your second day here, cruise along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, admire the masterpieces at The Rockwell Museum, then stroll the grounds of Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira, and finally take in the exciting artwork at West End Gallery.

Make your Wellsboro itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Wellsboro takes 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in June, with highs in Wellsboro at 78°F and lows at 54°F. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Milford.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Museums Classes Wineries

Side Trips

Corning, Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira
Highlights from your plan
The Rockwell Museum ©
The Rockwell Museum
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass

3
nights
Milford

Milford ©
Milford is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Hawk's Nest Highway. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Pocono Environmental Education Center, steep yourself in history at Grey Towers National Historic Site, and then admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Milford trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Wellsboro to Milford in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milford

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pocono Environmental Education Center, Bushkill Falls, Hawk's Nest Highway, Dorflinger Glass Museum, Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple
Highlights from your plan
Grey Towers National Historic Site ©
The Museum at Bethel Woods ©
The Museum at Bethel Woods
Dorflinger Glass Museum ©
Dorflinger Glass Museum

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