7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
2
Hershey
— 3 nights
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights

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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 (Sat): see the interesting displays at Bayernhof Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, and then explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Pittsburgh. In February, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums

Side Trip

Bayernhof Museum
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Carnegie Museum of Art ©
Carnegie Museum of Art
Bayernhof Museum ©
Bayernhof Museum

3
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Explore hidden gems such as Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area and Nissley Vineyards and Winery. Visit Ephrata Cloister and Cathedral of Saint Patrick for their historical value. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The State Museum of Pennsylvania, examine the collection at The Hershey Story, and do a tasting at Grandview Vineyard.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hershey trip builder website.

Drive from Pittsburgh to Hershey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hershey are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harrisburg, Ephrata Cloister, Nissley Vineyards and Winery, Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, Grandview Vineyard
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Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area ©
Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
The State Museum of Pennsylvania ©
The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum of the American Revolution and Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American Jewish History, and contemplate the long history of Washington Square Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Getting from Hershey to Philadelphia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Doylestown
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Mercer Museum ©
Mercer Museum
National Museum of American Jewish History ©
National Museum of American Jewish History
Museum of the American Revolution ©
Museum of the American Revolution

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