30 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

30 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania holiday planner
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Drive to Enfidha - Hammamet International Airport, Fly to Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
— 6 nights
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Lancaster
— 4 nights
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Gettysburg
— 5 nights
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Elysburg
— 3 nights
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State College
— 3 nights
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Erie
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 6 nights
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Philadelphia — 6 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.
Kids will enjoy Longwood Gardens and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Main Street at Exton (in Exton) and Birmingham Hill (in West Chester). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, ponder the world of politics at City Hall Visitor Center, engage your brain at Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia day trip planning tool.

Hammamet, Tunisia to Philadelphia is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hammamet to Philadelphia is minus 6 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lancaster.
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Lancaster — 4 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.
Family-friendly places like Hersheypark and Kitchen Kettle Village will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Lancaster side-trips: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex (in Harrisburg) and Hershey (AACA Museum, Inc. & Hershey Gardens). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Landis Valley Museum, take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm, and get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lancaster online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Lancaster takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Lancaster sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 5 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gettysburg National Military Park and Little Round Top. Next up on the itinerary: trot along with a tour on horseback, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Land of Little Horses, take in the views from Sachs Covered Bridge, and take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gettysburg holiday planning tool.

Getting from Lancaster to Gettysburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Elysburg.
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Elysburg — 3 nights

Elysburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kids will enjoy Knoebels Amusement Resort and Asa Packer Mansion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Elysburg: Lake Tobias Wildlife Park (in Halifax), Ricketts Glen State Park (in Benton) and Clyde Peeling's Reptiland (in Allenwood). There's much more to do: make a trip to Whistler's Mother Statue, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine & Steam Train, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Jim Thorpe Massage & Wellness Studio.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Elysburg day trip app.

Drive from Gettysburg to Elysburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to State College.
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State College — 3 nights

State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Arboretum at Penn State and Lincoln Caverns. Explore State College's surroundings by going to Greenwood Furnace State Park (in Huntingdon) and Pine Creek Rail Trail (in Wellsboro). There's still lots to do: gain insight at Penn State University, look for all kinds of wild species at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, stroll around Tom Tudek Memorial Park, and surround yourself with nature on Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read State College trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Elysburg to State College in 2 hours. When traveling from Elysburg in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in State College: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Erie.
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Erie — 2 nights

Flagship City

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
On the 23rd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Erie Maritime Museum, walk around Tom Ridge Environmental Center, then stroll around Presque Isle State Park, and finally don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Erie Zoo, cool off at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, then cast your line with Lake Erie Fishing Charters, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Church.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Erie online vacation planner.

Drive from State College to Erie in 3.5 hours. June in Erie sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 6 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.
Bring the kids along to Bicycle Heaven and Mount Washington. Venture out of the city with trips to Cucumber Falls (in Ohiopyle), Fallingwater (in Mill Run) and Mister Rogers' Park Bench (in Latrobe). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get to know the resident critters at National Aviary, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Erie to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Pennsylvania travel guide

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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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