7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Pittsburgh
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Intercourse
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  1​h 15​min
5
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see where the action happens at PNC Park and then take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary builder tool .

Toronto, Canada to Pittsburgh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toronto in April, you will find days in Pittsburgh are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites Parks
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PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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nights
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 20th (Sat): stop by The Christmas Haus, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get advice or help at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, then explore the galleries of Jennie Wade House, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg tour itinerary builder site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

The Christmas Haus
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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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night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Wheatland, savor the flavors at Kissel Hill Fruit Farm, then stop by Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store, and finally steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lancaster driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Lancaster can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Intercourse.

Things to do in Lancaster

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Lititz
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The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Kissel Hill Fruit Farm ©
Kissel Hill Fruit Farm
Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store ©
Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store

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Intercourse

Intercourse ©
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Old Woodshed. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at The Old Woodshed, indulge your taste buds at Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market, get engrossed in the history at The Amish Village, then examine the collection at Ephrata Cloister, and finally explore and take pictures at Lapp Valley Farm.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Intercourse driving holiday site .

Intercourse is very close to Lancaster. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Intercourse

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bird in Hand, Strasburg, Ephrata Cloister, Lapp Valley Farm, Amish Country
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Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
Bird in Hand Farmers Market ©
Bird in Hand Farmers Market
The Old Woodshed ©
The Old Woodshed

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 25th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Intercourse to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley

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