7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Allentown
— 1 night
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Allentown

Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Trexler Memorial Park and then tee off at Putt U Miniature Golf. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Mennonite Heritage Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center, and then hike along Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Allentown trip site.

New York City to Allentown is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Allentown sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Allentown

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
On the 31st (Sun), witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then stroll around Gettysburg National Military Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils Den.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip builder site.

You can drive from Allentown to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall. Attractions like Schuylkill River Trail and Philadelphia Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Hersheypark (in Hershey). There's much more to do: make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, look for all kinds of wild species at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, admire the majestic nature at Fort Washington State Park, and try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Philadelphia day trip tool.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · History 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.