2 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

2 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Lancaster
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Gettysburg

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, and then examine the collection at Gettysburg Diorama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then steep yourself in history at Dobbin House Tavern.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg day trip planning site.

Roanoke to Gettysburg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Lancaster

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lancaster trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Lancaster in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. September in Lancaster sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 57°F at night. You will leave for home on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Lancaster

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Nightlife

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.