7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  7​h
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ronks
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Omaha

1
night
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 5th (Mon): learn about all things military at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip planner .

Omaha to Pittsburgh is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Omaha in August, expect nights in Pittsburgh to be about the same, around 63°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
Highlights from your plan
Point State Park ©
Point State Park
Cathedral of Learning ©
Cathedral of Learning
Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Shriver House Museum and Gettysburg Diorama. Get in touch with nature at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg and The Eternal Light Peace Memorial. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, and see the interesting displays at Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg.

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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 August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ronks.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

1
night
Ronks

Ronks ©
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg, see the interesting displays at Choo Choo Barn, then take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally wander the streets of Amish Country.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ronks online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Ronks takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ronks, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ronks

Museums Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Strasburg, Amish Country
Highlights from your plan
Choo Choo Barn ©
Choo Choo Barn
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg ©
Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online driving holiday planner .

Take a train from Ronks to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Ronks in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Philadelphia, with lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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