4 days in Pennsylvania & Northeast Ohio Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania & Northeast Ohio Itinerary

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Lancaster
— 1 day
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Ohiopyle
— 1 night
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Cleveland
— 1 night
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Lancaster

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at President James Buchanan's Wheatland, then see the interesting displays at Choo Choo Barn, then take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally experience rural life at The Amish Farm and House.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lancaster trip app.

Philadelphia to Lancaster is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lancaster, with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Lancaster

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Gettysburg

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally steep yourself in history at Jennie Wade House.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip planning app.

Drive from Lancaster to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums · Historic Sites

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Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 24th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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You can drive from Gettysburg to Ohiopyle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gettysburg in August: high temperatures in Ohiopyle hover around 72°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

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Cleveland

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 25th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at USS Cod Submarine Memorial, and finally admire the striking features of Heinen's Downtown.

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Traveling by car from Ohiopyle to Cleveland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Ohiopyle in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Cleveland: highs are around 80°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · 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.