4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip planner

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Fly
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Pittsburgh
— 1 day
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Lititz
— 1 night
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly

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Pittsburgh

— 1 day

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.
On the 11th (Sun), wander the streets of Strip District and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary maker.

Dallas to Pittsburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Pittsburgh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in October, expect Pittsburgh to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Gettysburg

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get all the information you need at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Gettysburg trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lititz.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Lititz

— 1 night
Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. On the 13th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Old Windmill Farm, take a pleasant ride with Refreshing Mountain, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wolf Sanctuary of PA.

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Drive from Gettysburg to Lititz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lititz

Wildlife · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 14th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lititz to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Lititz in October, Philadelphia is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.