32 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

32 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania travel route builder
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Philadelphia
— 6 nights
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Allentown
— 4 nights
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Intercourse
— 2 nights
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Erie
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 5 nights
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Ligonier
— 3 nights
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State College
— 3 nights
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Gettysburg
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia — 6 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: Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). The adventure continues: try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and explore the world behind art at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia online tour planner.

Bengaluru, India to Philadelphia is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Philadelphia, you'll gain 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in January, things will get colder in Philadelphia: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Allentown.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips

Allentown — 4 nights

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Allentown side-trips: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area (in Shawnee on Delaware), Ski Big Bear (in Lackawaxen) and Elk Mountain Ski Resort (in Union Dale). There's lots more to do: stop by Noteology, fly down the slopes at Camelback Mountain Ski Resort, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Allentown trip builder tool.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Allentown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Allentown, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Intercourse.
Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Intercourse — 2 nights

Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, east of Lancaster on Pennsylvania Route 340. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by The Old Country Store, get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and then experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at Intercourse Village, then experience rural life at September Farm Cheese, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Brecknock Orchard.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Intercourse day trip app.

You can drive from Allentown to Intercourse in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Intercourse sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Erie.
Shopping · Spas · Museums
Side Trips

Erie — 2 nights

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): cool off at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort and then view the masterpieces at Glass Growers Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): hit the slopes at Wilderness Lodge and then make a trip to Read Between the Signs.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Erie online day trip planner.

You can fly from Intercourse to Erie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Erie can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pittsburgh.
Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping · Museums
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, learn insider's secrets on Wigle Whiskey, and see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh road trip planner.

You can drive from Erie to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ligonier.
Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Ligonier — 3 nights

Ligonier is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ligonier side-trips: Fallingwater (in Mill Run), Flight 93 National Memorial (in Stoystown) and Hidden Valley Resort (in Hidden Valley). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Laurel Mountain Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Antiochian Heritage Museum, tour or see a game at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Laurel Mountain Ski Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ligonier road trip site.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Ligonier takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ligonier are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to State College.
Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trips

State College — 3 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: Thomas T. Taber Museum (in Williamsport), Clyde Peeling's Reptiland (in Allenwood) and Ski Sawmill (in Morris). Next up on the itinerary: deepen your understanding at Penn State University, take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum at Penn State, and see the interesting displays at American Philatelic Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our State College trip planner.

You can drive from Ligonier to State College in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in State College are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gettysburg.
Parks · Museums · Winter Sports · Zoos & Aquariums
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 these side-trips from Gettysburg: Carlisle (Cumberland County Historical Society & United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC)). The adventure continues: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, get engrossed in the history at Shriver House Museum, see the interesting displays at Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gettysburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from State College to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports
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.