47 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

47 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip itinerary planner

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Pittsburgh
— 13 nights
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Wellsboro
— 5 nights
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Jim Thorpe
— 3 nights
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Gettysburg
— 9 nights
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Lititz
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 12 nights
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Pittsburgh

— 13 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.
Appreciate the collections at Carnegie Museum of Art and Frick Art and Historical Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Johnstown Flood National Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: Searight Toll House & Museum (in Uniontown), Farmington (Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin, Fort Necessity National Battlefield, &more) and Ohiopyle (Ohiopyle State Park & Cucumber Falls). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Nationality Rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Anthony Chapel, make a trip to Market Square, and get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Pittsburgh is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10.5 hour difference. In November, Pittsburgh is colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Wellsboro

— 5 nights
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. Step off the beaten path and head to Colton Point State Park and Zippo / Case Museum & Flagship Store. Get in touch with nature at Pine Creek Rail Trail and Ricketts Glen State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Brace's Stables (in Benton), Kinzua Bridge State Park (in Mount Jewett) and Cherry Springs State Park (in Coudersport). There's more to do: examine the collection at World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store and immerse yourself in nature at Leonard Harrison State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Wellsboro tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Wellsboro takes 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Pittsburgh in November since evenings lows in Wellsboro dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Jim Thorpe

— 3 nights
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hickory Run State Park and Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall. Blue Ridge Estate Winery and No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jim Thorpe: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (in Kempton), Port Clinton Peanut Shop (in Port Clinton) and D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery (in Pottsville). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Asa Packer Mansion.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jim Thorpe travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wellsboro to Jim Thorpe in 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Jim Thorpe are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg

— 9 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Devils Den and Victorian Carriage Company. Your inner history buff will appreciate David Wills House and Evergreen Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gettysburg: Codorus State Park (in Hanover), United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) (in Carlisle) and Caledonia State Park (in Fayetteville). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Heritage Center, see the interesting displays at Rupp House, savor the flavors at Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, and explore the striking landscape of The Eternal Light Peace Memorial.

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You can drive from Jim Thorpe to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Lititz.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Lititz

— 3 nights
Lititz is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, six miles (approximately 10 km) north of the city of Lancaster. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ephrata Cloister and Troegs Brewing Company. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store and AACA Museum, Inc.. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Wolf Sanctuary of PA, wander the streets of Amish Country, take a pleasant ride with Refreshing Mountain, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Bird in Hand Farmers Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lititz online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Lititz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Lititz can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lititz

Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 12 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

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.
Visit Fonthill Castle and Masonic Temple for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Morris Arboretum and Valley Forge National Historical Park. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (in Ronks), National Christmas Center (in Paradise) and Choo Choo Barn (in Strasburg). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, explore the world behind art at Michener Art Museum, steep yourself in history at President James Buchanan's Wheatland, and see a show at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online tour planner.

You can drive from Lititz to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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History Museums · Casinos · Specialty 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.