6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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6 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  5​h
1
Pittsburgh
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Tampa

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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.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington.

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Tampa to Pittsburgh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampa in September, things will get slightly colder in Pittsburgh: highs are around 76°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mill Run.

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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Ohiopyle State Park and then steep yourself in history at Fallingwater.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mill Run sightseeing website .

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Mill Run in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Mill Run

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Ohiopyle State Park
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and finally take in the history at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio.

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Traveling by car from Mill Run to Gettysburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then admire all the interesting features of Independence National Historical Park, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): meet the residents at Philadelphia Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kelly Drive, and finally stroll through Schuylkill River Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in September since evenings lows in Philadelphia dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park ©

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