7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Ephrata
— 1 night
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Gettysburg
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Pittsburgh
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Bring the kids along to Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Franklin Institute. Eastern State Penitentiary and Barnes Foundation will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, stop by Sweet As Fudge Candy Shoppe, wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, and visit Boathouse Row.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia online tour planner.

Buffalo to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buffalo in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Philadelphia: highs are around 85°F and lows about 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ephrata.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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Ephrata

Ephrata ©
Ephrata is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, south east of Harrisburg and about west by north of Philadelphia. On the 13th (Thu), trot along with Refreshing Mountain, browse the fresh offerings at Kissel Hill Fruit Farm, then stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, and finally tee off at Water's Edge Mini-Golf.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ephrata road trip app.

Getting from Philadelphia to Ephrata by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, Ephrata is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Ephrata

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Refreshing Mountain ©
Refreshing Mountain
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Water's Edge Mini-Golf ©
Water's Edge Mini-Golf

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), get answers to all your questions at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally stop by A&A Village Treasures.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gettysburg online travel planner.

You can drive from Ephrata to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. August in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Museum of History ©
Gettysburg Museum of History

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, wander the streets of Strip District, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): tee off at Birdsfoot Golf Club and then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh holiday website.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Golf · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park ©
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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