27 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania holiday planner
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Gettysburg
— 4 nights
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Ronks
— 3 nights
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Allentown
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 7 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 5 nights
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Erie
— 3 nights
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Gettysburg — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gettysburg: Carlisle (United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) & Cumberland County Historical Society). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and get engrossed in the history at Jennie Wade House.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg online trip maker.

El Paso to Gettysburg is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from El Paso to Gettysburg is 2 hours. When traveling from El Paso in March, plan for much colder days in Gettysburg, with highs around 49°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ronks.
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Ronks — 3 nights

The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
Venture out of the city with trips to Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (in Kleinfeltersville), Lititz Springs Park (in Lititz) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). The adventure continues: stop by The Old Country Store, take an in-depth tour of Seiverling Museum, LLC Car and Pedal Car Museum, browse for treasures at Lancaster Country Antique Center, and pause for some photo ops at Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans' Plaza.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ronks holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Ronks takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. March in Ronks sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Allentown.
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Allentown — 4 nights

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Ricketts Glen State Park (in Benton), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and Hershey (The Hershey Story Museum, Hershey Gardens, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Landis Valley Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, experience rural life at George Schmidt Berry Farm, and stop by Josh Early Candies.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Allentown trip planning tool.

Drive from Ronks to Allentown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 7 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Philadelphia is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia day trip planner.

Getting from Allentown to Philadelphia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 5 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.
Explore Pittsburgh's surroundings by going to Kentuck Knob (in Chalk Hill), Kings Covered Bridge (in Somerset) and Fallingwater (in Mill Run). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and visit Strip District.

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Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in March, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Erie.
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Erie — 3 nights

Flagship City

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Venture out of the city with trips to Conneaut Cellar Wineries (in Conneaut Lake), Read Between the Signs (in Meadville) and Top Gun Fishing Charters (in Espyville). There's still lots to do: make a splash at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, walk around Presque Isle State Park, hit the slopes at Wilderness Lodge, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Erie online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Erie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Pittsburgh in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Erie: temperatures range from 41°F by day to 26°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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.
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