3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
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Lancaster
— 1 night
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Gettysburg
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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven and then take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh tour planner.

Erie to Pittsburgh is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lancaster.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

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History Museum
Cathedral of Learning
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Specialty Museum
Bicycle Heaven
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Lancaster

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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 21st (Fri), hunt for treasures at Lancaster Central Market, examine the collection at Choo Choo Barn, then take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally look for gifts at National Christmas Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lancaster driving holiday tool.

Fly from Pittsburgh to Lancaster in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Lancaster

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Choo Choo Barn
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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, then see the interesting displays at Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lancaster to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

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