46 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

46 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 7 nights
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Erie
— 5 nights
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State College
— 5 nights
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Gettysburg
— 6 nights
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Lancaster
— 5 nights
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Allentown
— 6 nights
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Philadelphia
— 10 nights
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Pittsburgh — 7 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.
Explore Pittsburgh's surroundings by going to Mister Rogers' Park Bench (in Latrobe), The Great Cross of Christ (in Hopwood) and Fallingwater (in Mill Run). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, learn more about the world around you at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Andy Warhol Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum.

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Nairobi, Kenya to Pittsburgh is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Nairobi to Pittsburgh. In March, Pittsburgh is cooler than Nairobi - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Erie.
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Erie — 5 nights

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Erie: Heritage Wine Cellars (in North East), Bradford (Marilla Bridges Trail & Zippo / Case Museum & Flagship Store) and Kane (Bell's Meat and Poultry & Kane Historic Depot and Museum). The adventure continues: make a splash at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, try to win big at Presque Isle Downs & Casino, walk around Presque Isle State Park, and don't miss a visit to Schaefer's Auto Art.

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Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Erie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Pittsburgh in March, expect nights in Erie to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to State College.
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State College — 5 nights

State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Venture out of the city with trips to Street Of Shops (in Lewisburg), Williamsport (Thomas T. Taber Museum, Community Arts Center, &more) and Wellsboro (Emerge Healing Arts & Spa & Leonard Harrison State Park). There's still lots to do: gain insight at Penn State University, take an in-depth tour of Centre County Historical Society, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Big Spring Spirits, and do a tasting at Seven Mountains Wine Cellars.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our State College online route planner.

You can drive from Erie to State College in 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 6 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 (Cameron/Masland Mansion & LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail). The adventure continues: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and explore the galleries of Jennie Wade House.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gettysburg trip planner.

Drive from State College to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. When traveling from State College in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gettysburg: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lancaster.
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Lancaster — 5 nights

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lancaster: Hershey (The Hershey Story Museum, Hershey Gardens, &more), Wolf Sanctuary of PA (in Lititz) and Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (in Kleinfeltersville). The adventure continues: stop by The Old Country Store, contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, take an in-depth tour of Seiverling Museum, LLC Car and Pedal Car Museum, and make a trip to Harrisburg Holocaust Monument.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. March in Lancaster sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Allentown.
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Allentown — 6 nights

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Allentown: Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill), Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark (in Scotrun) and Benton (Ricketts Glen State Park & Colonel Ricketts Hard Cider). The adventure continues: stop by Josh Early Candies, sample the fine beverages at Eight Oaks Farm Distillery, try your luck at Sands Casino, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Industrial History.

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Traveling by car from Lancaster to Allentown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Allentown, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 10 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: West Chester (Sandy Hollow & Brinton 1704 House & Historic Site) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute.

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Getting from Allentown to Philadelphia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Pennsylvania travel guide

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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.
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