60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 6 nights
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Erie
— 6 nights
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Franklin
— 6 nights
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State College
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Elysburg
— 6 nights
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Gettysburg
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Lancaster
— 6 nights
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Allentown
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Philadelphia
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Pittsburgh — 6 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 Fallingwater (in Mill Run), Mister Rogers' Park Bench (in Latrobe) and Flight 93 National Memorial (in Stoystown). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip planner.

Philadelphia to Pittsburgh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: highs in Pittsburgh hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Erie.
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Erie — 6 nights

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Explore Erie's surroundings by going to Marilla Bridges Trail (in Bradford), Arundel Cellars (in North East) and Whistle Stop Antique Mall (in Corry). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Presque Isle State Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Erie Zoo, have fun at Asbury Woods, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Erie visit planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Erie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Franklin.
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Franklin — 6 nights

Franklin is a city in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Franklin: Shenango River Lake (in Sharon), Mahoning Shadow Trail (in Punxsutawney) and The Clarion/Little Toby Creek Trail (in Brockway). There's still lots to do: trek along Allegheny River Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Clear Creek State Park, don't miss a visit to PennDOT Road Sign Sculpture Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Drake Well Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Franklin online trip builder.

You can drive from Erie to Franklin in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to State College.
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State College — 6 nights

State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Explore State College's surroundings by going to Wellsboro (Pine Creek Rail Trail & Leonard Harrison State Park), Huntingdon (Swigart Auto Museum & Lincoln Caverns) and Hyner View State Park (in Renovo). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Johnstown Flood National Memorial. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Arboretum at Penn State, deepen your understanding at Penn State University, learn about winemaking at Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, and surround yourself with nature on Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the State College road trip planner.

Drive from Franklin to State College in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in State College, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Elysburg.
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Elysburg — 6 nights

Elysburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Elysburg: Artisan Alpacas (in Dushore), Raymond B. Winter State Park (in Mifflinburg) and Ricketts Glen State Park (in Benton). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at T&D's Cats of the World, admire the majestic nature at Shikellamy State Park, and go deep underground at Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine & Steam Train.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Elysburg road trip app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 7 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.
Gettysburg is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, snap pictures at Sachs Covered Bridge, appreciate the history behind State of Pennsylvania Monument, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gettysburg planner.

You can drive from Elysburg to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Lancaster.
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Lancaster — 6 nights

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Explore Lancaster's surroundings by going to Smucker's Gourd Farm (in Kinzers), Hershey (The Hershey Story Museum, Hersheypark, &more) and Mid-Atlantic Air Museum (in Reading). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at The Amish Farm and House, contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lancaster travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Allentown.
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Allentown — 6 nights

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Allentown: Grey Towers National Historic Site (in Milford), Mennonite Heritage Center (in Harleysville) and Nockamixon State Park (in Quakertown). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Bushkill Falls, admire the natural beauty at Allentown Rose Gardens, get in on the family fun at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, and relax in the rural setting at Peace Valley Lavender Farm.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Allentown trip maker app.

Getting from Lancaster to Allentown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) 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.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, and admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia itinerary builder website.

Drive from Allentown to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Allentown in July, Philadelphia is a bit warmer at night with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) 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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