7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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7 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kempton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Kingsport

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.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip planning tool .

Kingsport to Pittsburgh is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kingsport in October: highs in Pittsburgh hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Hartwood Acres
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Strip District ©
Strip District
Hartwood Acres ©
Hartwood Acres

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Reading Terminal Market and Kitchen Kettle Village. Get in touch with nature at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Green Lane Nature Center. Step out of Philadelphia with an excursion to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and stroll through Schuylkill River Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kempton.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Green Lane Nature Center, Kitchen Kettle Village, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Harrah's Philadelphia ©
Harrah's Philadelphia
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market

1
night
Kempton

Kempton ©
Kempton is a census-designated place in Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. On the 25th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Trexler Nature Preserve, learn about winemaking at Galen Glen Winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kempton trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Kempton takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kempton, with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Kempton

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Galen Glen Winery, Trexler Nature Preserve
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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Galen Glen Winery ©
Galen Glen Winery
Trexler Nature Preserve ©
Trexler Nature Preserve

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then stop by Dirty Billy's Hats.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Kempton to Gettysburg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Dirty Billy's Hats ©
Dirty Billy's Hats

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