43 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

43 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania holiday planner

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Fly to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Drive to Gettysburg
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Gettysburg
— 5 nights
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Ligonier
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh
— 6 nights
Drive
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State College
— 5 nights
Drive
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Dushore
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ephrata
— 4 nights
Drive
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Green Lane
— 4 nights
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 9 nights
Train to New York JFK, Fly to Hyderabad

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Jennie Wade House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gettysburg National Military Park and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races (in Charles Town), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Catoctin Creek Distillery (in Purcellville). There's much more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, get a taste of the local shopping with Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, and stroll through Devils Den.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip maker website.

Hyderabad, India to Gettysburg is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 10.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in April: high temperatures in Gettysburg hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ligonier.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Ligonier

— 4 nights
Ligonier is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fallingwater and Stone Villa Wine Cellars. Escape the urban bustle at Ohiopyle State Park and Buttermilk Falls Natural Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Somerset (Glades Pike Winery & Kings Covered Bridge), Flight 93 National Memorial (in Stoystown) and Climbing Tours (in Ohiopyle). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Powdermill Nature Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Mister Rogers' Park Bench, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wisp Resort, and admire the majestic nature at Swallow Falls State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ligonier travel site.

Drive from Gettysburg to Ligonier in 3 hours. In April in Ligonier, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Ligonier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Pittsburgh

— 6 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bicycle Heaven and Carnegie Science Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mount Washington and Senator John Heinz History Center. Explore Pittsburgh's surroundings by going to Akron (The Peanut Shoppe & Glendale Cemetery) and Warther Museum (in Dover). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Strip District, brush up on your military savvy at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, admire the masterpieces at The Andy Warhol Museum, and examine the collection at The Nationality Rooms.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ligonier to Pittsburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

State College

— 5 nights
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Seven Mountains Wine Cellars and Elk Mountain Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark and Reighard's Gas Station - one of the oldest Gas Stations in America will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from State College: Peight's Country Store (in Belleville), Altoona (Boyer Candy Factory Outlet & Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum) and The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park (in Austin). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum at Penn State, see the interesting displays at Bellefonte Art Museum, and deepen your understanding at Penn State University.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our State College travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to State College by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in State College are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dushore.

Things to do in State College

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Dushore

— 3 nights
Dushore is a borough in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eagles Mere Air Museum and Eagles Mere Historic Village. Get outdoors at Artisan Alpacas and Mount Pisgah State Park. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Worlds End State Park, get great views at Marie Antoinette Lookout, explore the striking landscape at Wyalusing Rocks, and see the interesting displays at Eagles Mere Auto Museum.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dushore trip planner.

Getting from State College to Dushore by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Ephrata.

Things to do in Dushore

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ephrata

— 4 nights
Ephrata is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, south east of Harrisburg and about west by north of Philadelphia. Popular historic sites such as Ephrata Cloister and Hunsecker Mill Covered Bridge are in your itinerary. Let the collections at The Hershey Story Museum and Seiverling Museum, LLC Car and Pedal Car Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Ephrata side-trips: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (in Kempton), Cullari Vineyards and Winery (in Hershey) and Long Trout Winery (in Auburn). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wolf Sanctuary of PA, stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, pause for some photo ops at Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans' Plaza, and stop by Amish Country.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ephrata trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Dushore to Ephrata takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Green Lane.

Things to do in Ephrata

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Green Lane

— 4 nights
Green Lane is a borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Do your shopping at Philadelphia Premium Outlets and Doylestown Farmers' Market. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site and Fonthill Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Green Lane: Nockamixon State Park (in Quakertown), Sand Castle Winery (in Erwinna) and Doylestown (Michener Art Museum & Mercer Museum). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Green Lane Nature Center, do a tasting at Vynecrest Winery, and explore the fascinating underground world of Crystal Cave.

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Drive from Ephrata to Green Lane in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Green Lane can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Green Lane

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 9 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get outdoors at Independence National Historical Park and Sunset Beach. Do your shopping at Atlantic City Boardwalk and Rittenhouse Square. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford) and Cape May City Beaches (in Cape May). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, take a stroll through Boathouse Row, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, and hike along Schuylkill River Trail.

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Traveling by car from Green Lane to Philadelphia takes an hour. Traveling from Green Lane in May, Philadelphia is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.