19 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

19 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania vacation planner

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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Ronks
— 2 nights
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Wayne
— 2 nights
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Chester
— 4 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
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Stoystown
— 5 nights
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Gettysburg

— 2 nights
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 list of things to see and do now includes Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Eisenhower National Historic Site, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, then pause for some photo ops at State of Pennsylvania Monument, then don't miss a visit to Virginia Memorial, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): cruise the town with Segway Tours of Gettysburg (SegTours, LLC), get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, then explore the galleries of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Round Top.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gettysburg trip itinerary maker tool.

Washington DC to Gettysburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 63°F in Gettysburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ronks.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Ronks

— 2 nights
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
You've added Strasburg Scooters, Magic & Wonder Show, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, then catch a live performance at American Music Theatre, then relax in the rural setting at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, and finally catch a live performance at Sight & Sound Theatres. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, hop aboard Strasburg Rail Road, then relax in the rural setting at Li'l Country Store and Miniature Horse Farm, then take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally catch a live performance at Magic & Wonder Show.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Ronks trip planner.

Drive from Gettysburg to Ronks in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Ronks can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Wayne.

Things to do in Ronks

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wayne

— 2 nights
Wayne is an unincorporated community located on the Main Line, centered in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Wayne Art Center, Lancaster County Farmers Market, Chanticleer, and other attractions you added. On the 5th (Mon), watch a film at Bryn Mawr Film Institute, then browse the different shops at King of Prussia Mall, and then get lost in a book at Tredyffrin Public Library. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at Expedition Escape! - Escape Room, then get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving -King of Prussia, then have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet King of Prussia - Axe Throwing, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Room Mystery.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wayne journey planner.

Getting from Ronks to Wayne by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chester.

Things to do in Wayne

Fun & Games · Shopping · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trips

Chester

— 4 nights
Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, with a population of 33,972 at the 2010 census. You've added Amazing Escape Room, Diggerland, Hagley Museum And Library, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Chester side-trips: Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery (in Rio Grande) and Sahara Sam's Oasis (in West Berlin). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Brandywine River Museum of Art, play a few rounds at The Golf Course at Glen Mills, admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate, and take in the history at Brandywine Battlefield.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chester trip maker app.

Chester is very close to Wayne. Traveling from Wayne in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chester, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Chester

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pittsburgh

— 3 nights

City of Bridges

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes PNC Park, Saint Anthony Chapel, Mount Washington, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Roberto Clemente Bridge (Sixth Street Bridge), immerse yourself in nature at Point State Park, and explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh trip planner.

You can fly from Chester to Pittsburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chester in August: high temperatures in Pittsburgh hover around 80°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stoystown.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Stoystown

— 5 nights
Stoystown is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes DelGrosso's Amusement Park, Flight 93 National Memorial, Flight 93 Memorial Chapel, and other attractions. Venture out of the city with trips to Ohiopyle (Cucumber Falls & Climbing Tours), Linn Run State Park (in Rector) and Idlewild & SoakZone (in Ligonier). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Old Bedford Village, examine the collection at National Museum of the American Coverlet, and admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Stoystown trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Stoystown in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stoystown

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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History Museums · Casinos · Specialty Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.