7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 night
2
Lancaster
— 1 night
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
4
Ohiopyle
— 1 night
5
Pittsburgh
— 1 night

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, thenadmire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally contemplate the long history of Christ Church.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia tour planner.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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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 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store, relax in the rural setting at The Amish Farm and House, thensee the interesting displays at Choo Choo Barn, and finally get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lancaster vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Lancaster in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Lancaster, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store, Choo Choo Barn, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
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Choo Choo Barn ©
Choo Choo Barn
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store ©
Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, thenget to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, and finally take a pleasant ride with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): get all the information you need at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, thensteep yourself in history at Little Round Top, thentake an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Heritage Center, and finally see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Diorama.

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lancaster to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. June in Gettysburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle ©
Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Fallingwater, thencontemplate the long history of Kentuck Knob, and then admire the majestic nature at Ohiopyle State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ohiopyle tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Ohiopyle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gettysburg in June; daily highs in Ohiopyle reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob
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Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob
Ohiopyle State Park ©
Ohiopyle State Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, admire the majestic nature at Point State Park, thensee the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and finally take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Ohiopyle to Pittsburgh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, Pittsburgh is a bit warmer than Ohiopyle - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Point State Park ©
Point State Park
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning

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