7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania travel route planner
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Pittsburgh
— 1 day
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Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Pittsburgh — 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and then get a variety of perspectives on a duck tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh travel itinerary planner.

New York City to Pittsburgh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mill Run.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Mill Run — 1 night

Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fallingwater and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mill Run trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Mill Run in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Mill Run can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Gettysburg — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park and then see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Mill Run to Gettysburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.
Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

Philadelphia — 3 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.
Step out of Philadelphia to go to Kennett Square and see Longwood Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia sightseeing site.

Drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games
Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Casinos
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.