3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

3 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip planner

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Manheim
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Gettysburg
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Manheim

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Manheim is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): laugh and play at Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, explore the fascinating underground world of Indian Echo Caverns, and then do a tasting at Cullari Vineyards and Winery. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister, take a pleasant ride with Refreshing Mountain, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolf Sanctuary of PA.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Manheim trip planner.

New York City to Manheim is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Manheim dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Manheim

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the history at Abraham Lincoln Statue, appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, steep yourself in history at Dobbin House Tavern, then contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, and finally get outside with Victorian Carriage Company.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gettysburg trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Manheim to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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.