31 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

31 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 5 nights
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Milford
— 5 nights
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Jim Thorpe
— 6 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 5 nights
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Gettysburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lancaster
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Philadelphia

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Brandywine Battlefield (in Chadds Ford). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, admire the natural beauty at Chanticleer, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Philadelphia. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Milford.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Milford

— 5 nights
Milford is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat. Get out of town with these interesting Milford side-trips: Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill), Skytop Lodge's Adventures (in Skytop) and Promised Land State Park (in Greentown). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Grey Towers National Historic Site, take in the exciting artwork at Golden Fish Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lacawac Sanctuary, and admire the sheer force of Dingmans Falls.

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Drive from Philadelphia to Milford in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in June, with highs in Milford at 79°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Milford

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Jim Thorpe

— 6 nights
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Get out of town with these interesting Jim Thorpe side-trips: Easton (Karl Stirner Arts Trail & Klein Farms Dairy and Creamery), Elysburg (Knoebles Mining Museum & Knoebels Amusement Resort) and Pocono Raceway (in Long Pond). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine & Steam Train, and take an in-depth tour of Monroe County Historical Association.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jim Thorpe online attractions planner.

Getting from Milford to Jim Thorpe by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Jim Thorpe can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can fly to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pittsburgh

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: Flight 93 National Memorial (in Stoystown), Mister Rogers' Park Bench (in Latrobe) and The Windber Area Museum (in Windber). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

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

Getting from Jim Thorpe to Pittsburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
Gettysburg is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip planner.

Fly from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hershey (Hersheypark, Hershey Gardens, &more) and Mid-Atlantic Air Museum (in Reading). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at The Amish Farm and House, contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, pause for some photo ops at Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans' Plaza, and stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lancaster vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Lancaster can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lancaster

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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.