60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

60 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 13 nights
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Lancaster
— 7 nights
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Gettysburg
— 8 nights
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Jim Thorpe
— 5 nights
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Wellsboro
— 5 nights
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Bradford
— 3 nights
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Erie
— 7 nights
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Ohiopyle
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 8 nights

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Philadelphia Museum of Art and Eastern State Penitentiary. Visiting Valley Forge National Historical Park and Schuylkill River Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Chadds Ford (Brandywine Battlefield, Brandywine River Museum of Art, &more), Bethlehem (Moravian Book Shop, SteelStacks, &more) and Washington Memorial Chapel (in Valley Forge). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, get engrossed in the history at National Liberty Museum, and get curious at Penn Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia online tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Philadelphia is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Philadelphia hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Please Touch Museum ©
Please Touch Museum
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art

7
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Lancaster

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Civil War Museum and Choo Choo Barn. Get some cultural insight at AACA Museum, Inc. and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Get out of town with these interesting Lancaster side-trips: Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire (in Manheim), Wolf Sanctuary of PA (in Lititz) and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (in Elverson). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at President James Buchanan's Wheatland, examine the collection at Ephrata Cloister, identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Park, and get a sense of history and politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lancaster trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Lancaster in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lancaster when traveling from Philadelphia in August, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Lancaster

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park ©
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum

8
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Jennie Wade House and Gettysburg Museum of History. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Gettysburg: Caledonia State Park (in Fayetteville), Lincoln Caverns (in Huntingdon) and United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) (in Carlisle). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, make a trip to Devils Den, take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, and stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lancaster to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Gettysburg Heritage Center ©
Gettysburg Heritage Center
Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Visiting Dingmans Falls and Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery and Asa Packer Mansion. Venture out of the city with trips to Roadside America (in Shartlesville), Port Clinton Peanut Shop (in Port Clinton) and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (in Kempton). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Old Jail Museum, see the interesting displays at No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, appreciate the history behind Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall, and admire the sheer force of Resica Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jim Thorpe trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Jim Thorpe in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum ©
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

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Wellsboro

Wellsboro ©
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ricketts Glen State Park and Colton Point State Park. Visiting Leonard Harrison State Park and Worlds End State Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Wellsboro: Cherry Springs State Park (in Coudersport), Cedar Run General Store (in Cedar Run) and Clyde Peeling's Reptiland (in Allenwood). There's much more to do: examine the collection at World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, grab your bike and head to Pine Creek Rail Trail, admire the majestic nature at Poe Valley State Park, and learn about winemaking at Shade Mountain Winery & Vineyard.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Wellsboro trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Jim Thorpe to Wellsboro takes 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Jim Thorpe in September since evenings lows in Wellsboro dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bradford.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Cherry Springs State Park ©
Cherry Springs State Park
Leonard Harrison State Park ©
Leonard Harrison State Park

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Bradford

Bradford ©
Bradford is a city in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States, close to the border with New York State and approximately south of Buffalo, New York. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Zippo / Case Museum and Twisted Vine Beverage. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kinzua Bridge State Park and The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Bradford: Cook Forest State Park (in Cooksburg), Blackbird Distillery (in Brookville) and Kinzua Dam (in Warren). There's more to do: trek along Marilla Bridges Trail and stop by Bell's Meat and Poultry.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bradford day trip planning website.

You can drive from Wellsboro to Bradford in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bradford can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Erie.

Things to do in Bradford

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Kinzua Bridge State Park ©
Kinzua Bridge State Park
Zippo / Case Museum ©
Zippo / Case Museum

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Erie

Erie ©

Flagship City

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Get a sense of the local culture at Erie Maritime Museum and Arundel Cellars. Get some historical perspective at Presque Isle Lighthouse and Erie Harbor North Pier Light. Venture out of the city with trips to Linesville Spillway (in Linesville), Pymatuning State Park (in Jamestown) and Whistle Stop Antique Mall (in Corry). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Mon) at Waldameer & Water World. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Port Erie Bicentennial Tower, walk around Tom Ridge Environmental Center, do a tasting at Courtyard Wineries, and get engrossed in the history at Drake Well Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Erie trip maker.

Drive from Bradford to Erie in 2 hours. Traveling from Bradford in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Erie, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Erie

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Erie Maritime Museum ©
Erie Maritime Museum
Linesville Spillway ©
Linesville Spillway
Drake Well Museum ©
Drake Well Museum

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Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle ©
Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, pause for some photo ops at Braddock Grave, then make a trip to Kentuck Knob, and finally admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ohiopyle sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Erie to Ohiopyle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Erie in September, things will get slightly colder in Ohiopyle: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob
Cucumber Falls ©
Cucumber Falls

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Pittsburgh

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.
Let the collections at Carnegie Science Center and Carnegie Museum of Art capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bicycle Heaven and Randyland. Change things up with these side-trips from Pittsburgh: Flight 93 Memorial Chapel (in Stonycreek Township), Laurel Hill State Park (in Somerset) and Mister Rogers' Park Bench (in Latrobe). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Point State Park, see the interesting displays at Frick Art and Historical Center, get engrossed in the history at Fort Pitt Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pittsburgh sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ohiopyle to Pittsburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ohiopyle in September, you will find days in Pittsburgh are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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USS Requin ©
USS Requin
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning

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