28 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

28 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip planner

Make it your trip
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Lancaster
— 2 nights
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Wellsboro
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Benton
— 3 nights
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Mount Jewett
— 2 nights
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Ohiopyle
— 3 nights
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Valley Forge
— 3 nights
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Coudersport
— 2 nights
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Weatherly
— 2 nights
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Tannersville
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia

— 2 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.
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 2.5-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 · Outdoors

Lancaster

— 2 nights

Red Rose City

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 where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lancaster trip maker tool.

Getting from Philadelphia to Lancaster by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. 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

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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, 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 · Historic Sites

Wellsboro

— 2 nights
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.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, 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 · Outdoors

Side Trip

Pittsburgh

— 1 night

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

For maps, where to stay, reviews, 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.

Benton

— 3 nights
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 The Bloomsburg Children's Museum and then get in on the family fun at Knoebels Amusement Resort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, 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 · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Mount Jewett

— 2 nights
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 photos, other places to visit, maps, 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 · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Ohiopyle

— 3 nights
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.

To see ratings, traveler tips, 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

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Valley Forge

— 3 nights
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 tourist information, use the Valley Forge planner.

Getting from Ohiopyle to Valley Forge by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Ohiopyle, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Valley Forge, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 34°F. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coudersport.

Things to do in Valley Forge

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Coudersport

— 2 nights
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 maps, traveler tips, photos, 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 · Wildlife

Side Trip

Weatherly

— 2 nights
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 photos, other places to visit, ratings, 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

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Tannersville

— 3 nights
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: make a splash at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, get some fabulous bargains at The Crossings Premium Outlets, find something for the whole family at Camelback Mountain Adventures, and hit the slopes at Camelback Mountain Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, 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 · Shopping

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Casinos · Specialty Museums · History 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.