31 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

31 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip planner

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Pittsburgh
— 5 nights
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Somerset
— 4 nights
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Gettysburg
— 5 nights
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State College
— 4 nights
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Wellsboro
— 2 nights
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Allentown
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 6 nights
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Washington and Birdsfoot Golf Club. Your inner history buff will appreciate Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Sewickley Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pittsburgh: Cedar Creek Park (in Belle Vernon), Saint Clair Park (in Greensburg) and Moraine State Park (in Portersville). There's much more to do: visit Strip District, hike along Montour Trail - Bethel Park Branch, admire the majestic nature at Point State Park, and walk around Scripture Rocks Heritage Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh attractions site.

Asheville to Pittsburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. September in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Somerset.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Somerset

— 4 nights
Somerset is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. Popular historic sites such as Fallingwater and Johnstown Flood National Memorial are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Powdermill Nature Reserve and Ohiopyle State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Somerset: Bear Run Nature Reserve (in Mill Run) and Climbing Tours (in Ohiopyle). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Flight 93 Memorial Chapel, take in the views from Kings Covered Bridge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Davis.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Somerset trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Somerset in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Somerset can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Somerset

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Devils Den and Royal Manchester Golf Links. Visit Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Cemetery for their historical value. Explore Gettysburg's surroundings by going to Cumberland Valley Rail Trail (in Newville) and York (Nixon Park Nature Center & Northern Extension of the Heritage Rail Trail). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore the striking landscape of The Eternal Light Peace Memorial.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg road trip website.

Drive from Somerset to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

State College

— 4 nights
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Escape the urban bustle at Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park and The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around State College: Kinzua Bridge State Park (in Mount Jewett), Jacks Mountain (in Mill Creek) and Montour Preserve (in Danville). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, see human ingenuity at work at Kettle Creek State Park, learn about winemaking at Happy Valley Vineyard and Winery, and work some fitness into your day at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the State College route tool.

You can drive from Gettysburg to State College in 2.5 hours. In September in State College, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in State College

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wellsboro

— 2 nights
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Leonard Harrison State Park and then trek along Pine Creek Rail Trail. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Ole Bull State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Cherry Springs State Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Wellsboro road trip planner.

You can drive from State College to Wellsboro in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Wellsboro can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Allentown.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Allentown

— 4 nights
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Trexler Memorial Park and Green Lane Nature Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Allentown: Lake Tobias Wildlife Park (in Halifax), Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (in Kleinfeltersville) and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (in Kempton). There's still lots to do: trek along Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, look for all kinds of wild species at PPL Susquehanna Riverlands, sample the tasty concoctions at The Colony Meadery, and stroll through D&L Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Allentown online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Wellsboro to Allentown takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Allentown

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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.
Get outdoors at Independence National Historical Park and The Mill at Anselma. Popular historic sites such as Independence Hall and Valley Forge National Historical Park are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Stroud Preserve (in West Chester), Chester Valley Trail (in Exton) and The Struble Trail (in Downingtown). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, look for all kinds of wild species at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, take a stroll through Boathouse Row, and listen to music at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

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You can drive from Allentown to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Allentown in October, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · History 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.