4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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4 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Erie
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Mill Run
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lancaster
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Erie

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Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Fallingwater and then admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mill Run trip itinerary builder app .

Erie to Mill Run is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Mill Run can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Mill Run

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cucumber Falls
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Cucumber Falls ©
Cucumber Falls

1
night
Gettysburg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Shriver House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern, and finally get the lay of the land with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Mill Run to Gettysburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Dobbin House Tavern ©
Dobbin House Tavern

1
night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
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 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House, then learn about winemaking at Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg, then see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally take a stroll through Amish Country.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lancaster trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. May in Lancaster sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Lancaster

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Amish Country, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg
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The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg ©
Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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night
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, then immerse yourself in nature at Point State Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh road trip planning app .

You can fly from Lancaster to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center
Point State Park ©
Point State Park
Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning

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