31 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

31 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania travel route planner
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Mill Run
— 3 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 5 nights
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Erie
— 2 nights
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State College
— 4 nights
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Gettysburg
— 5 nights
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Ephrata
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
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Mill Run — 3 nights

Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Mill Run side-trips: Laurel Mountain Ski Resort (in Ligonier), Laurel Mountain Ski Resort (in Boswell) and Antiochian Heritage Museum (in Bolivar). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, take in the history at Fort Necessity National Battlefield, admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Kentuck Knob.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mill Run trip itinerary maker.

Orlando to Mill Run is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in March, with highs in Mill Run at 46°F and lows at 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pittsburgh.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
Side Trips

Pittsburgh — 5 nights

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.
Pittsburgh is known for museums, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Aviary, wander the streets of Strip District, and take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pittsburgh vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mill Run to Pittsburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. March in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Erie.
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Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Erie — 2 nights

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): walk around Presque Isle State Park and then don't miss a visit to Read Between the Signs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): stop by Pulakos Chocolates and then make a splash at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Erie holiday planner.

Drive from Pittsburgh to Erie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Pittsburgh in March, expect nights in Erie to be about the same, around 26°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to State College.
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Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks
Side Trip

State College — 4 nights

State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around State College: Community Arts Center (in Williamsport), Ski Sawmill (in Morris) and Leonard Harrison State Park (in Wellsboro). The adventure continues: gain insight at Penn State University, get engrossed in the history at Centre County Historical Society, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Big Spring Spirits, and walk around Talleyrand Park.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the State College tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Erie to State College takes 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in State College can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
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.
Change things up with a short trip to United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and explore the world behind art at Gibson's Photographic Gallery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gettysburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from State College to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from State College in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Gettysburg, with highs around 49°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Ephrata.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Ephrata — 4 nights

Ephrata is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, south east of Harrisburg and about west by north of Philadelphia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ephrata: Hershey (The Hershey Story Museum, Hershey Gardens, &more) and Ricketts Glen State Park (in Benton). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, stop by The Old Country Store, browse the fresh offerings at Brecknock Orchard, and indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Intercourse Village.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ephrata online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Ephrata takes 1.5 hours. In March in Ephrata, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.
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Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums
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Philadelphia — 7 nights

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: Chadds Ford (Brandywine Battlefield & Brandywine River Museum of Art) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia day trip website.

Traveling by car from Ephrata to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Pennsylvania travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Casinos
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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