60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Lancaster
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Gettysburg
— 7 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 7 nights
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Erie
— 6 nights
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State College
— 6 nights
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Elysburg
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Scranton
— 6 nights
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Allentown
— 6 nights
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Philadelphia
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Lancaster

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Venture out of the city with trips to Refreshing Mountain (in Stevens), Hershey (Hersheypark, Hershey Gardens, &more) and Mid-Atlantic Air Museum (in Reading). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House, experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm, soar above the sights with The United States Hot Air Balloon Team, and browse the exhibits of Ephrata Cloister.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lancaster day trip site.

Philadelphia to Lancaster is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lancaster are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Lancaster

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, awaken your taste buds at Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, and contemplate the long history of Little Round Top.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Lancaster to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Pittsburgh

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.
Explore Pittsburgh's surroundings by going to Fort Necessity National Battlefield (in Farmington), Flight 93 National Memorial (in Stoystown) and Latrobe (Lincoln Highway Experience & Mister Rogers' Park Bench). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, and see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh day trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Erie.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Erie

Flagship City

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Change things up with these side-trips from Erie: Chapman State Park (in Clarendon), Cook Forest State Park (in Cooksburg) and Drake Well Museum (in Titusville). There's lots more to do: walk around Presque Isle State Park, savor the flavors at Erie Food Tours, test your team's savvy at Escape Game Erie, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Erie Zoo.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Erie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Erie takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Erie

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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State College

State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around State College: Huntingdon (Swigart Auto Museum & Lincoln Caverns), Sinnemahoning State Park (in Austin) and Wellsboro (Pine Creek Rail Trail & Leonard Harrison State Park). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Johnstown Flood National Memorial. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum at Penn State, look for all kinds of wild species at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, do a tasting at Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, and deepen your understanding at Penn State University.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read State College itinerary planner.

You can drive from Erie to State College in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in State College can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Elysburg.

Things to do in State College

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Elysburg

Elysburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Explore Elysburg's surroundings by going to T&D's Cats of the World (in Penns Creek), Lake Tobias Wildlife Park (in Halifax) and Wellsboro (Hills Creek State Park & Emerge Healing Arts & Spa). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Knoebels Amusement Resort, examine the collection at Bill's Custom Cycles, take in the awesome beauty at Jacks Mountain, and immerse yourself in nature at Worlds End State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Elysburg online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from State College to Elysburg takes 2 hours. July in Elysburg sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Scranton.

Things to do in Elysburg

Parks · Nature · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Scranton

Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. Explore Scranton's surroundings by going to Stock Car Racing Experience (in Blakeslee), Resica Falls (in East Stroudsburg) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ricketts Glen State Park, walk around Lazy Brook Park, bet on your favorite at Pocono Raceway, and get engrossed in the history at Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Scranton road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Elysburg to Scranton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Scranton, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Allentown.

Things to do in Scranton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Allentown

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Allentown: Ringing Rocks Park (in Potts Grove), Colebrookdale Railroad (in Boyertown) and Mennonite Heritage Center (in Harleysville). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Allentown Rose Gardens, trek along Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, stroll around Nockamixon State Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Karl Stirner Arts Trail.

Make your Allentown itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Scranton to Allentown in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Allentown

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Jenkins Arboretum & Garden (in Devon). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Philadelphia trip planning app.

You can drive from Allentown to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Allentown in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 72°F in Philadelphia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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.