7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip planner

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

— 1 night

City of Bridges

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 fly to Hershey.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums

Side Trip

Hershey

— 3 nights

Chocolatetown, USA

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 Cullari Vineyards and Winery. Visit Ephrata Cloister and Cathedral of Saint Patrick for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, do a tasting at Grandview Vineyard, and examine the collection at The Hershey Story Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hershey online trip planner.

Fly from Pittsburgh to Hershey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Hershey, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum of the American Revolution and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mercer Museum and Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. Step out of Philadelphia to go to Doylestown and see Fonthill Castle, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American Jewish History, see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, and walk around 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: drive; or 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

Pennsylvania travel guide

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History Museums · Casinos · Specialty Museums
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.