28 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

28 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Wellsboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Benton
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Mount Jewett
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Ohiopyle
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Valley Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
10
Coudersport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Weatherly
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
12
Tannersville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Philadelphia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Washington DC to Philadelphia is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games

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Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
On the 25th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland, then see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and then stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lancaster trip maker tool.

Getting from Philadelphia to Lancaster by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, expect little chillier with lows of 47°F in Lancaster. You'll set off for Gettysburg on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Lancaster

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Kitchen Kettle Village
Highlights from your plan
Dutch Wonderland ©
Dutch Wonderland
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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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.
For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg online attractions planner.

Drive from Lancaster to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Museums Shopping

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nights
Wellsboro

Wellsboro ©
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. You've now added Leonard Harrison State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Pine Creek Gorge, then admire the majestic nature at Colton Point State Park, then look for gifts at Highland Chocolates, and finally admire the majestic nature at Leonard Harrison State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Hills Creek State Park and then grab your bike and head to Pine Creek Rail Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wellsboro journey maker app.

Drive from Gettysburg to Wellsboro in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Gettysburg in October, expect little chillier with lows of 42°F in Wellsboro. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Pine Creek Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Leonard Harrison State Park ©
Leonard Harrison State Park
Pine Creek Gorge ©
Pine Creek Gorge
Colton Point State Park ©
Colton Point State Park

1
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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.
On the 31st (Thu), appreciate the history behind Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Wellsboro to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Wellsboro in October since evenings lows in Pittsburgh dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Benton.
Highlights from your plan
Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial ©
Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial

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Benton

Benton ©
Ricketts Glen State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Worlds End State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Ricketts Glen State Park, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Colonel Ricketts Hard Cider. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum and then get in on the family fun at Knoebels Amusement Resort.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Benton itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Benton takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October in Benton, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mount Jewett.

Things to do in Benton

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, Worlds End State Park, Knoebels Amusement Resort, Children's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Knoebels Amusement Resort ©
Knoebels Amusement Resort
Ricketts Glen State Park ©
Ricketts Glen State Park
Worlds End State Park ©
Worlds End State Park

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nights
Mount Jewett

Mount Jewett ©
Mount Jewett is a borough in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kinzua Bridge State Park has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Allegheny National Forest, then examine the collection at McKean County Historical Society, and then admire the majestic nature at Kinzua Bridge State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mount Jewett itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Benton to Mount Jewett takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Benton in November: high temperatures in Mount Jewett hover around 46°F and lows are around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Mount Jewett

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kane, McKean County Historical Society, Eldred World War II Museum, Allegheny National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Eldred World War II Museum ©
Eldred World War II Museum
Kinzua Bridge State Park ©
Kinzua Bridge State Park
Allegheny National Forest ©
Allegheny National Forest

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nights
Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle ©
Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Ohiopyle State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Ohiopyle State Park and then contemplate the long history of Kentuck Knob. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cucumber Falls.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ohiopyle travel planner.

You can drive from Mount Jewett to Ohiopyle in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in November, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Valley Forge.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fallingwater, The Great Cross of Christ, Kentuck Knob
Highlights from your plan
Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob

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nights
Valley Forge

Valley Forge ©
The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located on the west side of Valley Forge National Historical Park at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valley Forge National Historical Park. On the 9th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington Memorial Chapel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and then appreciate the history behind National Memorial Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at American Treasure Tour Museum, find something for the whole family at Arnold's Family Fun Center, then explore the galleries of Wharton Esherick Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jenkins Arboretum & Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Valley Forge trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ohiopyle to Valley Forge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ohiopyle in November, you will find days in Valley Forge are a bit warmer (54°F), and nights are about the same (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coudersport.

Things to do in Valley Forge

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Oaks, Wharton Esherick Museum, The Mill at Anselma, Jenkins Arboretum & Garden
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel
Wharton Esherick Museum ©
Wharton Esherick Museum

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Coudersport

Coudersport ©
Coudersport is a borough in and the county seat of Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States, located approximately east by south of Erie on the Allegheny River. Cherry Springs State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park, then make a trip to Coudersport Ice Mine, and then admire the majestic nature at Cherry Springs State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Coudersport travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Valley Forge to Coudersport takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Valley Forge in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Coudersport: temperatures range from 46°F by day to 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Weatherly.

Things to do in Coudersport

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Austin
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Springs State Park ©
Cherry Springs State Park
The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park ©
Sinnemahoning State Park ©
Sinnemahoning State Park

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Weatherly

Weatherly ©
Weatherly a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States, located northwest of Jim Thorpe and south of Wilkes Barre. Lehigh Gorge State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Locust Lake State Park, contemplate the long history of Eckley Miners' Village, and then admire the majestic nature at Lehigh Gorge State Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Weatherly travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Coudersport to Weatherly takes 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Weatherly can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Tannersville.

Things to do in Weatherly

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Locust Lake State Park, Lehigh Gorge State Park, No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lehigh Gorge State Park ©
Lehigh Gorge State Park
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum ©
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum
Eckley Miners' Village ©
Eckley Miners' Village

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Tannersville

Tannersville ©
The village of Tannersville, in Pocono Township, Pennsylvania, is the site of the popular Camelback Ski Area and Camelbeach Waterpark. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big Pocono State Park. When in Tannersville, make a side trip to see Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, approximately Allentown away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Camelback Mountain Adventures, make a splash at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, try your luck at Mount Airy Casino, and hit the slopes at Camelback Mountain Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tannersville road trip planning website.

Drive from Weatherly to Tannersville in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Tannersville can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Tannersville

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Coca-Cola Park, Mount Airy Casino
Highlights from your plan
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark ©
Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
Big Pocono State Park ©
Big Pocono State Park
Camelback Mountain Adventures ©
Camelback Mountain Adventures

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